UK electricity will be 95% low carbon by 2030, with a “major acceleration of homegrown power”, the government announced tonight.
IGas shares dropped nearly 18% today following news of the impact of Covid-19 on production.
An influential group of MPs has accused the government of having no clear plan for funding the transition to net zero emissions by 2050.
The decision on the Dunsfold/Loxley gas exploration site in Surrey is to be made by the communities’ secretary, Michael Gove, it was announced this afternoon.
2021 was a year when key decision-makers, institutions and the public said no to the onshore oil and gas industry, often for the first time.
IGas has confirmed it is part of a consortium of academics and industry to turn exhausted oil and gas wells into test sites to bury carbon dioxide and store hydrogen.
Government proposals to encourage low carbon heating systems are good but not good enough, critics said today.
IGas proposals to produce hydrogen at a second site in Surrey have been published.
IGas has confirmed it has relinquished the Tinker Lane shale gas licence in Nottinghamshire and written off £10m in exploration costs. But the company said it was continuing to work with regulators and government to end the moratorium on fracking in England.
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