New analysis by Ember reveals that UK electricity prices have tripled in the last year, with 86% of this caused by the soaring costs of fossil gas imports.
The IEA calls time on fossil fuels and demands a global switch to clean electricity by 2040. Wind and solar will power our way to a 1.5C world.
Europe’s fossil-fired electricity has returned to pre-Covid levels, driven by an increase in gas generation, despite resilient growth in wind and solar power.
Despite progress in the last 15 years, OECD countries will need to pick up the pace on electricity transition to reach zero-carbon power by 2035.
Just released EU data shows that CO2 emissions from gas power plants overtook those from lignite power plants for the first time.
UK energy policy is pulling in two directions: this week’s T-4 Capacity Market auction conflicts with calls for gas phase-out.