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CfD Allocation Round III Results

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the results of the third round of Contract for Difference (CfD) allocations. Some contracts for offshore wind power have been awarded at strike prices as low as £39.65 per MWh (expressed in 2012 levels). This is 30% cheaper than offshore wind power was two years ago and cheaper than current wholesale electricity prices. (more…)

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Hydrogen Facility to Test Use in UK Homes

A hydrogen testing facility has been opened in Buxton, Derbyshire, to demonstrate whether hydrogen can be used in place of natural gas in millions of homes across the country. Critical safety tests will be conducted at the facility, the purpose of which is to establish that it is as safe as natural gas. The project is part of H21, a suite of gas industry projects designed to support conversion of the UK gas networks to carry 100% hydrogen. (more…)

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Destination Green

Once again, it’s almost holiday season, and just like any journey you might take, you need a roadmap, a plan to get where you’re intending to go, to make the right connections each step of the way, and of course know where you intend to get to. If you don’t know where you’re going and when, you won’t get there, and you could waste an awful lot of time and money trying. (more…)

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