New figures published this week show the UK did not import any Russian gas in the 12 months to the end of March 2023, while UK gas exports to Europe tripled over the same period. The UK has gone a whole year without importing any Russian gas - a boost for the country’s energy security and a blow to Putin’s war machine.1 comment
Global investment in solar power is expected to overtake investment in oil production for the first time ever this year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said. The IEA projects investment in solar power to hit US$ 380 billion in 2023, compared to investments in oil exploration and extraction at US$ 370 billion.Add your comment!
Brazil and UK signed this week a Joint Declaration launching the Partnership on Green and Inclusive Growth on the occasion of the official visit to Brazil of the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr James Cleverly.3 comments
Protestors yelling shut down Shell stormed the oil corporation giant annual shareholders meeting in London with security having to step in to protect board members. Proceedings were delayed as the protesters ran to the front of the room where executives were sitting on stage, and some demonstrators had to be carried out of the building by security.Add your comment!
During her participation in the Raw Materials Convention between the European Union and Latin America 2023 in Argentina, Chile's Mining Minister Marcela Hernando highlighted her country's advantageous position for the development of electromobility due to its large copper and lithium reserves.Add your comment!
Finland's long-delayed Olkiluoto-3 nuclear reactor connected to the power grid for the first time this month, the plant's operator said, 12 years after its planned launch. Located on Finland's west coast, Olkiluoto-3 is the country's first new nuclear plant in over four decades and Europe's first in almost 15 years.Add your comment!
The Falkland Islands Power and Electrical Section are delighted to be able to celebrate 50 years of service for Power Station ‘B’. On 19 May 1973 Power Station ‘B’ was opened by then Governor Mr E G Lewis CMG OBE, and in attendance were members of the public, alongside Power Station staff and those who built the station.
The European Union is working on agreements with Argentina and Chile with the purpose of increasing access to critical minerals such as lithium, essential for the batteries of electric automobiles and to comply with the EU's less carbon-intensive economy guidelines.
Chile's Government Monday approved the creation of the Lithium and Salt Flats Committee to add to the National Lithium Strategy announced last month in areas involving the Economic Development Agency (Corfo) and also as a technical advisory body, it was reported in Santiago.
Brazil's state-run oil company Petrobras Monday announced the creation of a diversity, equity, and inclusion managerial position, Agencia Brasil reported.