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UK power firm plans world’s largest battery storage project

UK power firm plans world’s largest battery storage project

British generator Drax to build 200MW battery storage project – at one of Europe’s largest coal-fired power plants.

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Solarcentury and IKEA launch residential home battery in UK

Solarcentury and IKEA launch residential home battery in UK

The new product, available to U.K. online customers, will retail from £3,000 for a standalone battery, or from £6,925 for the solar panel-plus-battery package.

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UK to ban gas and diesel cars by 2040

UK to ban gas and diesel cars by 2040

Electric cars will soon be as cheap as gas ones, “signaling economic turmoil for oil-exporting countries.”

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UK govt launches £246m battery storage investment round

UK govt launches £246m battery storage investment round

UK government launches four-year, £246m investment round to boost research and development in battery technology.

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UK’s ‘stunning Sunday’ of 70% low-carbon power offers glimpse of near future

UK’s ‘stunning Sunday’ of 70% low-carbon power offers glimpse of near future

Sunny and windy Sunday afternoon in the U.K. sees carbon intensity power production level fall below 100g of CO2 per kWh for first time ever, gifting country’s energy market glimpse into future power generation mix.

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Factcheck: Right wing columnists blame Grenfell Tower fire on ‘green targets’

Factcheck: Right wing columnists blame Grenfell Tower fire on ‘green targets’

Were green targets to blame for the Grenfell Tower fire tragedy? Murdoch columnists in Australia say so, but here’s a debunk to this ugly nonsense.

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Even BP recognises that reduced coal use is slashing emissions

Even BP recognises that reduced coal use is slashing emissions

BP data shows impact of reduced coal use in emissions, including China. Australia, however, joins smaller emerging economies in lifting emissions.

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Wind, solar, energy efficiency replaces coal generation in UK

Wind, solar, energy efficiency replaces coal generation in UK

Since the start of the coalition government in 2010, coal’s role in the generation mix has fallen to historic lows.

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Graph of the Day: Wind, solar produce new record in UK

Graph of the Day: Wind, solar produce new record in UK

Clean energy provides 70% of demand in UK, with each of wind, solar and nuclear producing more than coal and gas combined.

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UK sets new solar power record of 24.3% of demand on May 26

UK sets new solar power record of 24.3% of demand on May 26

UK broke a solar power record for the second time this month last Friday.

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Graph of the Day: UK has first coal-free day since industrial revolution

Graph of the Day: UK has first coal-free day since industrial revolution

UK goes without coal power for 24 hours; a first since start of industrial revolution, but set to become “more and more common.”