Category: Gas

Green hydrogen could counter energy crisis, says British firm

ITM Power, which makes electrolyser machines, says splitting water using renewable energy has become more cost-effective than gasThe war in Ukraine and spike in the price of natural gas have underlined the benefits of switching to “green hydrogen” prod…

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With no new windfall tax on energy firms, a cap on nuclear and renewables is urgently needed

Ending the outdated system that links some electricity generators’ revenues to wholesale gas prices could fund UK rescue packageThere will be no new windfall taxes on energy firms to help fund the £100bn-plus household and business rescue package, the …

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Energy industry backs plan to save businesses and homes up to £29bn a year

Idea would separate the cost of electricity produced by nuclear and renewable sources from generation by gasThe energy industry has thrown its weight behind a plan it says could save homes and businesses up to £29bn a year, by reducing the prices charg…

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Energy industry backs plan to save businesses and homes up to £18bn a year

Idea would separate the cost of electricity produced by nuclear and renewable sources from generation by gasThe energy industry has thrown its weight behind a plan it says could save homes and businesses up to £18bn a year, by reducing the prices charg…

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Energy price inflation: how the UK and EU could fight it

What can be done about rising prices – and would nationalising gas and electricity firms help?Governments across Europe have been funding relief measures to help people with energy and petrol bills. The UK announced a £15bn package in May, largely in t…

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Is net zero really to blame for soaring energy bills in Great Britain?

Despite frequent claims in rightwing media, green levies make up fraction of bills and renewables are reducing costsA wave of recent rightwing commentary has attempted to blame the gas crisis variously on Greta Thunberg, “the state”, “green regulations…

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