blue hydrogen/fracking/EGS/private equity & focus on virtual power plants

16th September 2022

Does the Government really want to restart fracking in their Red Wall constituencies, or is it all just a ruse, a virtual stick to poke us Woke-y’s with? COMPANY NEWS Iberdrola sells share of wind farm for €700mIberdrola has signed an agreement with Swiss investment firm Energy Infrastructure Partners (EIP) for the sale of a … Read More

undersea cables/seagrass/electrolysers & focus on learning curves and renewables

1st April 2022

A couple of readers last week spotted that the link to the best heat pumps review was missing. Apologies, you can find the article HERE Company news Macquarie takes stake in Island Green PowerMacquarie Asset Management has reached an agreement to acquire a 50% stake in UK renewables developer Island Green Power.The investment, via the … Read More

CfD/fracking/plumbers/nuclear/methane/fusion & focus on BP, friend or foe?

11th February 2022

Two significant news items from the UK this week: the increase in frequency in CfD auctions and the proposals to reform the Solvency II rules which could allow insurance companies to roll out considerably more clean infrastructure investment. Company news SSE ramps up Net Zero Acceleration Programme with new carbon targetsSSE has today announced an … Read More

off-grid solar / cheapest EV / forest monitoring / tundra & focus on the polluters

24th January 2020

Emissions trading “compliance markets” create a market based solution to drive reductions in CO2 and other nasty gasses. Ursula von der Leyen is quite right to require all polluting countries to adopt schemes. The evidence from all the markets so for operative is that if properly set up they do encourage polluters to drive emissions … Read More