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UKRI funds £20m academic centre for industrial net-zero

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which is running the £170 Industrial Strategy Challenge fund to promote strategies to reduce emissions in industrial clusters, is funding Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University to develop plans for a new academic centre...

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Future Networks Conference 2020

Decarbonisation. The watchword for the energy sector for the last few years, but one that is driving the agenda and business plans forward for the UK's energy networks. This renewed carbon-free vigour comes from one of former Prime Minister Theresa May's...

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ESC launches modelling tool for 2050 scenario planning

The Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) has launched a new software modelling tool that can weigh up different scenarios on how national, regional and local energy networks in the UK can use storage and flexibility technologies to decarbonise at least cost....

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SP Energy Networks launches 95MW auction on Piclo Flex platform...

Scottish Power Energy Networks has become the fourth distribution network operator (DNO) to enter into a partnership with the Piclo Flex online auction platform to support its move towards flexible energy trading.

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Decarbonisation progress slowing, Ofgem report shows

Ofgem has launched its annual State of the Market report, which shows that the UK continues to be a global leader in cutting greenhouse gas emissions, although progress is slowing.

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Renewable gas injected into Ireland's network

Gas Networks Ireland has confirmed that locally produced renewable gas has been successfully injected into Ireland's gas network for the first time.

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Hydrogen's role in the future UK energy system

The Energy Research Partnership (ERP) recently brought together a range of stakeholders from across the energy sector to review the role of hydrogen to help decarbonise the UK energy sector. Their findings will be reported in July and the group has concluded...

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£1.4bn spending plan unveiled by SP Energy Networks for RIIO2...

SP Energy Networks has set out plans to spend £1.4 billion on its transmission network between 2021 and 2026.