Energy

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In the global race to dominate green technology, Britain is still tying its shoelaces
As the US, China and now the EU compete for the fruits of the green economy, the UK is hamstrung by Tory dogma, dither and delay

Andrew Rawnsley

05, Feb, 2023 @9:00 AM

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‘No miracles needed’: Prof Mark Jacobson on how wind, sun and water can power the world
The influential academic says renewables alone can halt climate crisis, with technologies such as carbon capture expensive wastes of time

Damian Carrington Environment editor

23, Jan, 2023 @3:00 PM

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Northvolt v Britishvolt: clarity v confusion in the great electric car battery race | Nils Pratley
Fast action in global gigafactory race is happening outside UK, as Swedish pacesetter shows

Nils Pratley

11, Jan, 2023 @1:05 PM

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UK sets new record for wind power generation
New record of 87.2% also set for share of electricity on grid coming from renewables and nuclear

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

03, Jan, 2023 @6:36 PM

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£50m fund will boost UK nuclear fuel projects, ministers say
Britain seeks to convert recycled uranium, a capability not currently available outside Russia

Julia Kollewe

02, Jan, 2023 @12:01 AM

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Michael Lewis of E.ON: ‘Customers never felt the need to engage with energy – now they really do’
The chief executive of the UK’s second-largest energy supplier has found his views on the industry have never been more in demand

Alex Lawson

20, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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Despite the hype, we shouldn’t bank on nuclear fusion to save the world from climate catastrophe | Robin McKie
Last week’s experiment in the US is promising, but it’s not a magic bullet for our energy needs

Robin McKie

17, Dec, 2022 @7:16 PM

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Britons save £3m by using power-hungry appliances at quieter times
National Grid push to use devices such as washing machines and dryers at low-demand periods ‘paying dividends’

Alex Lawson Energy correspondent

14, Dec, 2022 @4:06 PM

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Britishvolt scraps plan for second factory in Canada
Troubled startup battery maker formally abandons long-shot plan to build 60GW plant in Quebec

Jasper Jolly

27, Nov, 2022 @4:39 PM

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‘I don’t try and fit in’: energy boss Dale Vince on fracking, Farage and going green
Dale Vince is not your run-of-the-mill power company chief. Here, the founder of Ecotricity talks about green energy, warring with Elon Musk – and his vegan football team

Richard Godwin

20, Nov, 2022 @1:00 PM

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‘My parents thought hard times were long past’: readers’ power cut preparations
Reactions to the UK’s National Grid warning of unlikely but possible power cuts this winter

Tom Ambrose and Clea Skopeliti

05, Nov, 2022 @8:00 AM

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UK homes can become virtual power plants to avoid outages
A National Grid director sets out plan to reward homes and businesses for using energy outside of peak hours

Fintan Slye

20, Oct, 2022 @2:00 PM

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