Environmental campaigners have branded carbon capture and storage (CCS) a “dangerous distraction” from the urgent need to decarbonise the energy sector.
The UK’s energy minister has reinforced that support for North Sea oil and gas is reliant on the sector “playing ball” in terms of decarbonisation.
Alok Sharma has been appointed by the Prime Minister to be the full-time president of the UN Cop26 climate conference, with Kwasi Kwarteng promoted to Business Secretary.
“We mustn’t confuse the public with Extinction Rebellion” – UK Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng sets out case for CCUS
Setting out why carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) is “absolutely essential” to hitting net zero targets will be key in garnering public support for the technology, according to the UK’s energy minister.
Business and union leaders have welcomed Government plans to create two million green jobs by 2030.
The Scottish Government has claimed its ability to exercise climate powers is “under threat” over the lack of movement on a UK Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
Two leading energy providers have partnered up to try and reduce emissions from heating in UK homes and other buildings.
The UK's energy minister has said the oil and gas industry will “need to change” to help the country meet its net-zero emissions target by 2050.
A union and an employment law specialist have warned of "imminent" consultations on North Sea job losses as the UK Government furlough scheme comes to an end next month.
The UK Government will conduct a review of current energy infrastructure at sea as it sets its sights on expanding offshore renewables.
A major Aberdeenshire project could be in line for a share of a multi-million-pound UK Government scheme to fuel low-carbon jobs.
The UK Government has launched a new Hydrogen Advisory Council as part of efforts to cut emissions.
The UK Government has said it will relax planning legislation to make it easier for companies to construct "bigger" batteries for the storage of renewable energy from solar and wind farms across the UK.
An Aberdeen MP has said the government “can’t continue to dither” on an oil and gas sector deal as industry leaders meet the UK energy minister later.
An oil and gas sector deal could ensure any further BP-scale job losses are "headed off at the pass", according to a north-east MP.
Energy sector leaders have welcomed the UK Government’s intention to replace an EU emissions-busting scheme with its own version which “goes further” on reductions.
The UK’s oil regulator has unveiled plans to force North Sea operators to meet the government’s 2050 net zero goals.
An Aberdeenshire project has been awarded £2.7million to test and develop a cost-effective way or converting North Sea gas to a clean fuel.
Business minister Kwasi Kwarteng has said fracking "for the time being is over" in the UK.
The cost of offshore wind has continued to tumble as the UK Government revealed the price for power from new schemes had fallen below £40 per megawatt hour of electricity.
A £50million centre aimed at making the UK North Sea the world’s first decarbonised oil and gas region is to be created in Aberdeen.
A group of the biggest firms operating in the UK's renewables sector has written to the new Minister of State for the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) asking him to reconsider his party's position on onshore wind.
Andrea Leadsom has been appointed as the UK’s energy secretary as part of Boris Johnson’s new-look cabinet.