The UK’s offshore wind plans tend to hog the limelight, but onshore wind can also play a part in achieving the net zero goal of 2050.
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Brexit has “posed challenges” to development of renewables in the UK, according to a new report into the country’s energy transition.
Heating is a major source of energy demand throughout Europe and therefore represents a big challenge for countries as they attempt to cut emissions in the race to net zero.
The UK and Denmark are widely considered the titans of the offshore wind industry and the third episode of Bigger Faster Better explores the outlook for this low-carbon technology as the global energy transition gathers pace.
The second episode of Bigger Faster Better explores the future of hydrogen and compares how this crucial low-carbon technology is developing in the UK and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
The UK government announced it will be offering more than £31 million of UK government funding, matched by more than £30 million of industry funding, for development of innovative floating offshore wind technologies this week.
North Sea heavy hitters have raised the virtual curtain on COP26 ahead of the landmark conference getting underway in Scotland next week.
The long-awaited UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) kicks off in Glasgow in November when world leaders arrive in Scotland to seek agreement on how to tackle clime change collectively.
Collaboration rather than competition will “define the success” of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in the UK, an energy expert has predicted.
Law firm Womble Bond Dickinson and consultancy ROOTT discuss the oil and gas services sector M&A trends expected in 2021.
With less than 30 days to go until the end of the Brexit transition period at the end of December, many questions remain unanswered as to what the impact will be on waste management in the UK.
The draft Infrastructure Planning (Electricity Storage Facilities) Order 2020 was presented to Parliament on 14 July 2020. The Order follows an extensive government consultation process, looking at legislative changes that could catalyse further development of UK battery storage capacity.
Green shoots in the oil and gas market predicted at the start of 2020 have fallen by the wayside. It was meant to be the year when the industry, particularly in Europe, got serious about ESG credentials and planning for a carbon free future.
The growth and diversity of climate change related litigation has reached a tipping point over the last year or so with higher profile cases, some of which appear to be targeting wider strategic goals beyond the remedies sought.
As 2017 draws to a close, Richard Cockburn, partner at transatlantic law firm Womble Bond Dickinson, reflects on activity in the UK oil and gas industry over the past year and what is to come in 2018.