To avoid catastrophic climate breakdown, we must limit global temperature rises to 1.5C, and the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns that the time to act is “now or never” if we are to achieve this. As the biggest single contributor to global warming, the energy sector has a huge role to play, but alarm over energy security following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens to derail an already fragile energy transition. Now, more than ever, support for low carbon energy innovation is urgently needed to roll out clean energy solutions that reduce emissions along with dependence on Russian oil and gas.
Despite the UK Government's decision to cut the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) for solar panels earlier this year, businesses and households are increasingly turning to the renewable technology to cut their bills.
AN ABERDEEN-BASED marine-energy developer which was designing renewable technology to power offshore installations has gone under.
ABERDEEN-BASED marine energy developer Green Ocean Energy has been given £45,000 to design renewable technology which could power offshore oil and gas installations.