Wales launches action plan to manage carbon-storing peatlands

Peat is made up of organic carbon which has been trapped in the earth for thousands of years and plays a crucial role in naturally trapping and storing carbon

Energy majors partner to speed up offshore CO2 transport and storage infrastructure

The partnership will see the development of an offshore network to ‎transport captured CO2 emissions to offshore storage beneath the ‎UK North Sea

Australia sets out plans to store CO2 in oil and gas reservoirs

The captured carbon will be stored on an industrial scale and used to increase oil extraction

End gas boilers within 15 years says Committee on Climate Change

CCC suggests range of measures but warns UK is currently poorly prepared for climate change

OGA: ‘Oil and gas operators must move faster towards net zero or risk losing social licence’

The new strategy sets out priorities to support the oil and gas industry in reducing greenhouse gas emissions, developing carbon capture and storage and implementing hydrogen projects

Carbon capture and storage technology gets green light in Norway

DNV GL says the post-combustion technology will capture and liquefy 400,000 metric tonnes of the carbon dioxide produced each year at a cement plant 

US invests $60m in innovative energy tech

The US Department of Energy has announced up to $60 million (£42m) in funding for the development of innovative energy technologies. The first programme aims to develop new technologies that decrease energy usage of future vehicles through the use of connectivity and automation. It seeks transformative technological solutions that will enable at least a 20% […]

Huhne under fire over Forgemasters loan

Chris Huhne came under fire yesterday from his predecessor as energy secretary, Ed Miliband, over the decision to scrap a loan to Sheffield Forgemasters, and in turn, Mr Huhne’s own standpoint on nuclear energy. Mr Huhne faced questions from MPs for the first time since his appointment as secretary of state for energy and climate […]