Biomass/EU green deal/carbon/IEA & focus on EV supply chain

29th May 2020

Chapeau to the EU for their Green Recovery Package. Spot on for breadth, depth and timing. Company news £900m net zero infrastructure plan proposed by Britain’s gas networksPlans to invest more than £900m in switching Britain’s gas grid from using methane natural gas to hydrogen and biomethane have been unveiled today by the country’s five … Read More

Virtual power/direct air capture/earthship/ammonia & focus on big solar

15th May 2020

Encouraging to see some big renewables projects getting a green light. My sense is that developers are keen to build projects despite the current state of power prices. Company news Limejump adds Ylem Energy peaker to its managed assetsLimejump has added a 20MW gas-fired peaking project, owned and developed by Ylem Energy to its award-winning … Read More

Biogas/balancing mechanism/solar records/carbon tax & focus on nuclear

24th April 2020

As you can tell from the clips on here over the last few weeks it is hard to tell quite how much to celebrate the sight of negative oil prices, not a time for schadenfreude maybe. Company news Future Biogas look to pass on their scientific knowledgeFuture Biogas were one of the first players at … Read More

Biomethane/rooftop solar/bamboo & focus on ESG funds

20th March 2020

The world has found a way to cut CO2 emissions, albeit a very painful one. The crisis has also rudely barged the green agenda off the front pages. Hopefully we shall be back stronger than ever, but nonetheless Titbits intends to keep the newsflow coming as best we can. To soften the edges of a … Read More

Community solar/EV’s/living buildings & focus on Scope 3 Emissions

14th February 2020

The UK game of musical chairs continues: Welcome, Alok Sharma to the role/hot seat of Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) as well as Minister for COP26 climate summit. He will have his work cut out. He comes from the Department of International Affairs, but has few obvious green credentials. According … Read More

Solar & storage / Solar rooftop / Solar tiles / Trees / Battery cooling

6th September 2019

Back after the summer break with a slightly extended bulletin, covering some August highlights as well as this week’s goodies Company news Jinko Solar’s upbeat message on Q2 numbers Jinko Solar, the world’s biggest solar panel maker, has pleased markets by showing good growth in unit sales, revenues and profits at their Q2 numbers. This … Read More

RHI / Home Solar / Virtual PPA’s / SDG7

7th June 2019

A big thank you to Aurora Energy Researh for their excellent Summer Renewables Summit. A privelege to hear the formidable Doyne Farmer (mathematics professor at Oxford) explain how mere mortal forecasters such as the IEA just don’t understand the concept of exponential growth. Under his model solar energy fits the 35% annual growth model, which … Read More