All articles by Florence Jones

Florence is a staff writer across energy titles and a graduate of MLitt Global Social and Political Thought.

Florence Jones

UK energy suppliers forced to pay £8m in compensation by Ofgem

This marks the first time that UK energy regulator Ofgem has taken standards compliance action since its introduction in May 2020.

US Government invests nearly $11bn in rural energy and utility providers

The funding seeks to increase access to reliable, clean energy in rural parts of the US.

Nippon Steel congratulated on “concrete steps” to move from blast furnaces to electric arc furnaces

The fourth-largest steel producer has assured investors that it will source green hydrogen and renewable power for its steelmaking once furnaces reach their end of life.

UK awards £22m for deep geothermal heating

The network is expected to supply zero-carbon heat for nearly 4,000 homes and businesses.

Biden’s EPA launches scheme to reduce power plant emissions

The proposal seeks to avoid up to 617 million metric tonnes of total carbon dioxide emissions between 2028 and 2042.

UK grid capacity puts renewable energy projects on hold for over a decade

It is estimated that “billions of pounds worth” of projects are being forced to wait as the National Grid admits to needing “fundamental reform”.

Largest UK battery energy storage facility comes online

The $15.7m facility will use Tesla lithium-ion batteries and double TagEnergy’s storage capacity.

UK Government allocates $97m for zero-emissions vehicle projects

The projects include electric buses and hydrogen fuel-cell range extenders.

Enersense and Scanfil to collaborate on electric vehicle charging network

The charging stations are due to be installed in Sweden in the spring.

Almost half of world energy leaders claim a “green technology arms race” will inhibit renewables development

The World Energy Council has called on industry leaders to “humanise” energy to ensure fair global distribution.