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US decarbonisation

Second-largest US utility commits to 2050 net zero target

Southern Company the US' second-largest utility, has announced a long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 during its recent annual meeting.
Coal plant closure

RWE, SSE close last coal plants – only four left in Britain

UK energy giants SSE and RWE have shut down their last two coal-fired plants - the Fiddler's Ferry power station in Warrington, Sheffield, and the Aberthaw coal-fired station in Wales, after nearly half a century of operation.
environment bill

UK Environment Bill introduced – government exempts itself from fines

The UK government has introduced its landmark Environment Bill to Parliament.
conventional energy

Conventional power generation is not the enemy

The power generation market is awash with misconceptions. Not least of which is the misconception about who “invented” electricity – noting of course that electricity is a form of energy and it occurs in nature, so technically it was never “invented”, but more accurately it was “discovered”.

UK becomes first country to pass net-zero law

The United Kingdom has officially become the first G20 country to pass a law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050.

REA says Bioenergy, carbon storage critical to UK carbon goal

REA says the UK need to use bioenergy in combination BECCS technologies to reach 2050 national net-zero emissions goal.
UK Net Zero 2050

UK Prime Minister confirms 2050 net zero target

British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK will aim for net zero emissions by 2050
renewable energy industry

Minnesota municipalities sign 20-year deal for clean energy supply

MMPA has signed a 20 year power purchase agreement with Scout Clean Energy.

European Commission calls for a climate neutral Europe by 2050

The European Commission has adopted a strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy by 2050