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Here’s how we take the heat off the grid this summer. New Civil Engineer, 12 June 2024

Power for the dark days: Getting the most out of energy storage systems. Process and Control Today, 4 June 2024

Beckhoff UK: Getting the Most out of Energy Storage Systems. MVPro Media, 24 May 2024

Six million British Gas, OVO, Octopus customers told they won’t afford next bill. MSN, 22 April 2024.

Harnessing thermal energy from data centres should be a priority for businesses on the path to net zero. Innovation News Network, 16 March 2024

Factcheck: 18 misleading myths about heat pumps. Carbon Brief, 21 March 2024

Millions of energy customers falling behind on bills have ‘worse health outcomes,’. Daily Record, 9 March

British Gas, OVO, and E.On energy bill warning over price hikes. Nottinghamshire Live, 9 March

Energy crisis leaves millions still in hardship, study finds. The Energyst, 08 March

Energy bills price hikes are devastating health and wellbeing, study claims. The Express, 08 March

‘Millions of UK homes still struggle amid energy price crisis’. Energy Live News, 08 March

Prof. Jillian Anabele on Power Drive. BBC Radio 4, 04 March

Analysing the role of interconnectors in net zero. Current News, 15 February

US ‘pause’ on future liquefied gas exports throws doubt on fossil fuel’s place in energy transition. The Conversation, 09 February

Decarbonizing the world’s industries is now possible with current technology. Earth.com, 03 February

Decarbonizing world’s industries. Mirage News, 01 February

Decarbonising the world’s industries. Newswise, 01 February

‘Almost inevitable’ UK will burn more gas and import more energy after Hinkley nuclear plant delayed, experts warn. Sky News, 01 February

Hinkley Point C delay deals blow to UK energy strategy. The Financial Times, 29 January

Social connections boost low carbon heating. The Ecologist, 29 January

Octopus Energy to build electricity pylons in the UK. Data Centre Dynamics, 27 January

Social connections crucial for low-carbon heating adoption. The Climate News, 26 January

The Shockingly Bad Methods Used By Some Peak Oil Advocates. Forbes, 26 January

Government can’t prove biomass industry meets sustainability rules, National Audit Office says. Sky News, 25 January

Impact of social connections in the transition to low-carbon heating. Power Engineering International, 18 January 2024

The Future of Green Energy in the UK: Infrastructure, Agriculture, and Policy Challenges, Medriva, 10 January

Next UK government urged to reverse energy transition ‘drift’, Enlit World, 9 January

EDF Energy aims to extend life of UK nuclear plants, BBC, 9 January

Next UK government urged to reverse energy transition ‘drift’. Power Engineering International, 08 January 2024

Next government urged to ditch gas ‘supply fixation’, Utility Week, 2 January


Next government urged to ditch gas ‘supply fixation’. Utility Week, 15 December

UK will miss 2030 emissions targets without ‘immediate step change’, analysts say, ITVX, 14 December

How our lives need to change for UK to ‘transition away’ from fossil fuels, i news, 14 December

Hydrogen heating: An idea without a home? Business Green, 15 December

Cop28 agrees historic deal to shift away from fossil fuels. The Telegraph, 13 December

UK will miss 2030 emissions targets without ‘immediate step change’ – analysts. The Standard, 13 December

UK will miss 2030 emissions targets without ‘immediate step change’ – analysts. Belfast Telegraph, 13 December

UK will miss 2030 emissions targets without ‘immediate step change’ – analysts. Norwich Guardian, 13 December

Interdisciplinary research group calls for accelerated delivery of the energy transition. Envirotec Magazine, 15 December

Cop28 agrees historic deal to shift away from fossil fuels. The Telegraph, 14 December

UK will miss 2030 emissions targets without ‘immediate step change’ – analysts. The Standard, 14 December

UK will miss 2030 emissions targets without ‘immediate step change’ – analysts. The Belfast Telegraph, 14 December

UK will miss 2030 emissions targets without ‘immediate step change’ – analysts. Regionals, 14 December

UK told to ‘supercharge heat pumps’ as Patrick Harvie launches vision. The Herald Scotland, 28 November

Ill Winds Blow Green Energy Off Course, Business Plus, 16 November

Britain wants to look for new oil in the North Sea. Dagens Industri, 07 November

New SUVs are ‘reversing climate progress’ by emitting more pollution than old cars. The Independent. 18 October

Protecting the Golden Goose, Financial and business services in the UK. Briefings for Britain. 14 October

Les retards dans la réalisation des objectifs climatiques coûteront plus d’argent aux locataires et aux conducteurs, concluent les conseillers gouvernementaux. France 24, 13 October

Delays to climate targets will cost renters and drivers more money, government advisers conclude. Sky News, 13 October

Delays to climate targets will cost renters and drivers more money, government advisers conclude. MKFM, 13 October

Molten aluminium and gravel could prove helpful on how to store and decarbonise heat. Sky News, 07 October

Prof Keith Bell, on BBC Radio Scotland’s, The Sunday Show, BBC Radio Scotland, 01 October

British PM makes misleading climate policy claims, RTL Today, 28 September

What Sunak’s net zero pivot means for UK climate goals and the next election, The Financial Times, 21 September

UKERC Director Rob Goss on BBC News, BBC News, 13 September

Scottish government encourages households to replace gas boilers with heat pumps, Anyuak Media, 2 September

A winter energy crunch in Europe looks a distinct possibility, The Conversation, 1 September

Climate Change Solution or “Worse Than Coal”? New Research Explores Debate Around Controversial Energy Technology, SciTechDaily, 1 September

The Great Net-Zero Scam: Are Oil Companies Fooling Us?, SciTechDaily, 29 August

Work to do in UK delivering climate and energy objectives, Opergy Group, 29 August

An empty slogan, Chemistry World, 25 August

Un slogan vide de sens, Crumpe (in French), 25 August

Radical electricity market reforms ‘must be taken off the table’, Utility Week (paywall), 25 August

Rob Gross on Sunday Supplement BBC Radio Wales, BBC Radio Wales, 20 August

Daily briefing: UK to fall behind in growth of low-carbon power output, study finds, Carbon Brief, 16 August

Is the UK in danger of falling behind on green energy supply chains? Supply Management, 16 August

One year on: Has the US Inflation Reduction Act helped or hindered the UK green economy?, Business Green (paywall), 16 August

Report: UK lacks investment plan for clean energy transition, edie, 16 August

Government urged to draw up ‘investment grade delivery plan’ for green energy transition, Business Green, 16 August

Patrick Harvie blames UK Government for astronomical cost of his ‘dogmatic and inflexible’ heat pump plans, Scottish Daily Express, 11 August

Harvie calls for UK action so heat pumps lead to lower energy bills, The Herald, 11 August

Public clued up on climate change already, reveals UKERC, Public Finance, 18 July

Temperature rises over plans for Redcar ‘hydrogen village’. The Times, 18 July

Air con at home? Why we might need it in Britain. The Times, 17 July

Study: Public is engaging with energy and climate issues in multiple and diverse ways. Business Green, 09 July

“Revolutionary” Breakthrough Boosts Solar Panel Efficiency. Mother Jones, 09 July

‘Revolutionary’ solar power cell innovations break key energy threshold. The Guardian, 08 July

Scottish ministers’ 20 per cent traffic cut target ‘very challenging’. The Scotsman, 25  June

UK fires up coal power plant as ‘air-cons drain energy’ in heatwave. National News, 13 June

‘Lack of clarity’ on proposed role for Regional System Planner. Utility Week, 07 June

Hot spots where underground rocks could heat homes. The Times,02 June

The industry more damaging to the environment than airlines. The Telegraph, 30 May

Thermal energy storage: a more sustainable choice to meet net-zero targets, Power Technology, 29 May

Drivers Warned of Serious Problems With Electric Cars Despite Soaring Popularity. The Sun, 25 May.

Vehicles are Rapidly Taking Off – But is This a Good Thing?. New Scientist, 25 May

Keith Bell on the Adrian Chiles show, discussing energy networks. Radio 5 Live, 11 May

Axing CfDs would increase offshore wind costs by one third. Utility Week, 5 May

Power giant Drax told by own advisers to stop calling biomass ‘carbon neutral’. Sky News, 26 April

‘An era of fossil decline is about to begin’: New report suggests emissions from global power sector have peaked. Business Green, 12 April.

Great British Energy—should the state generate our power? The Prospect, 6 April

Pinnacle Power eyes £1bn deployment for UK heat networks. Edie, 05 April

Great British Energy—should the state generate our power? Prospect Magazine, 04 April

Heat pumps too expensive to meet net zero target. The Telegraph, 04 April

More UK policy support needed to make heat pumps affordable, academics warn. Business Green, 04 April

Heat pump cost reductions could be less than expected. Energy Live News, 04 April

Are heat pumps really worth it? The Times, 03 April

IEA: Heat pump sales reached record highs in 2022, with Europe leading the way. Edie. 03 April

Study: Heat pumps could slash UK buildings’ energy demand by 40 per cent. Business Green, 03 March

Powering Up Britain Push to Build Turbines and Ditch Gas in Dash for Energy Security. The Times, 30 March.

“You either eat reasonably well or you freeze to death”: Inside the UK energy crisis. The House, 21 March.

Industry warns UK to strengthen carbon capture commitments or see lead fade away – UpStream, March 5

Finally, some good news! Britain leagues ahead of the EU in the race to go green – The Express, 14 February

Why is Britain taking the axe to wood-burning stoves? – Bloomberg, 6 February

Rob Gross Discussing Wood Burning Stones on Radio 5 Live – BBC Radio 5, 2 February

‘No miracles needed’: Prof Mark Jacobson on how wind, sun and water can power the world – The Guardian, 24 January

Jan Webb on BBC Radio Scotland – BBC Scotland, 23 January

Perception spillover from fracking onto public perceptions of novel energy technologies – Nature, 19 January

Jan Webb on BBC Radio Scotland – BBC Scotland, 5 January


New boilers could be required to be ‘hydrogen-ready’ from 2026 – Engineering and Technology, 14 December

Energy-saving efforts ‘critical gap’ in UK’s response to soaring bills – report – Evening Standard, 14 December

Energy-saving efforts ‘critical gap’ in UK’s response to soaring bills – report – Jersey Evening Post, 14 December

Energy-saving efforts ‘critical gap’ in UK’s response to soaring bills – report – The Independent, 14 December

Energy-saving efforts ‘critical gap’ in UK’s response to soaring bills – report – Yahoo News, 14 December

New boilers could be required to be ‘hydrogen-ready’ from 2026 – E&T Magazine, 14 December

The green jobs bonanza is already here – The New Statesman, 14 December

‘It all adds up’: Government to finally launch energy-saving campaign, as critics slam ‘alarming lack of progress’ – Business Green, 14 December

Britain’s blackout plans put to the test as temperatures drop – The Telegraph, 6 December

National Grid boss explains when blackouts and power cuts could be imposed in the UK – The Independent, 24 November

Solar sector hits out at windfall tax that threatens investment needed for renewable energy targets – Solar Power Portal, 22 December

UK budget: Energy secretary urged to end renewables cost being pegged to gas prices in move that could save businesses £11bn a year – The Scotsman, 17 November

Large-scale behavioural data are key to climate policy – Nature, 16 November

Can renewables help bring the cost of our bills down? – Herald Scotland, 10 November

Power Struggle: Will the energy crisis derail climate change targets? – Hollyrood, 7 November

Sarah Ingham: Save energy, defeat Moscow – Conservative Home, 28 October

No traffic lights, no street lights: What to expect in a winter blackout – The Independent, 21 October

Weekly data: Renewables industry now employs 0.7% of the workforce in EU and China – Energy Monitor, 17 October

Solar sector criticises de-facto windfall tax over investment concerns – Solar Power Portal, 17 October

A trial of e-scooters in Britain has encouraging results – The Economist, 17 October

Why the ‘energy price cap’ is confusing – and how it could be better communicated – The Conversation, 14 October

Rob Gross on BBC News – BBC, 12 October

Government sets out plans to decouple power and gas prices in new Energy Prices Bill – Current News, 12 October

Britain contrasts European neighbors with ‘bizarre’ energy-saving messaging  – SP Global, 12 October

Networks warned not to be complacent on ‘Storm Arwen 2 – Utility Week, 10 October

Greenpeace protesters ambush Liz Truss’s speech at Tory Party conference – The Telegraph, 5 October

Charting a New Direction: Turkey and Israel Normalise Ties – Manara Magazine, 3 October

The Energy Transition | UK government announces energy support package and is urged to encourage low-carbon heating – Osborne Clarke, 14 September

‘There are grounds for hope’: Solar Energy UK’s Hewett on Pot Zero CfDs and the energy crisis – Solar Panel Portal, 14 September

How the UK government could get a decent deal on energy – Financial Times, 14 September

British Gas owner wants to cap profits in deal over energy bills – UK Weekly, 13 September

Electricity units set at 34.0p/kWh: Energy Price Guarantee details released by the government – Current News, 13 September

British Gas owner wants to cap profits in government deal over energy bills – The Independent, 11 September

Renewable and nuclear power suppliers will be asked to cut prices – The Times, 9 September

More solar “clearly in Treasury’s interest”, say lobbyists urging price reforms – The Energyst, 9 September

Energy producers extended £40bn ‘last resort’ liquidity facility – The Financial Times, 8 September

Government must take ‘robust stance’ on CfD expansion – Utility Week, 9 September

Energy crisis briefing – Politics.co.uk, 7 September

‘Be careful what you wish for’: OEUK warns against expanding windfall tax – City A.M., 7 September

Solar sector backs plans to reduce bills using fixed price contracts for RO renewable generators – Solar Power Portal, 6 September

UKERC Director Rob Gross on BBC News – BBC News, 6 September

Power move: UK ministers eye big energy profits for tax raid – The Guardian, 6 September

UKERC Co-Director, Mike Bradshaw on Newsday on BBC World Service – BBC World Service, 6 September

Solar companies consider reduced income to help UK households – PV Magazine, 6 September

The Energy Crisis: Who’s Cashing In? Featuring Rob Gross – BBC Panorama, 5 September

UK solar industry backs plan to cut power bills – Renewable Energy Magazine, 5 September

Energy UK backs proposals to offer CfDs to existing generators – Utility Week, 4 September

Seven ideas to combat high energy costs – BBC, 2 September

New Prime Minister faces flurry of proposals for tackling the energy crisis – Business Green, 2 September

UK proposals for fixed-price contracts for older renewables backed by RenewableUK – Renewables Now, 2 September

Energy sector backs proposals to lower bills through new fixed contracts for generators – Current News, 2 September

Energy UK backs proposals to offer CfDs to existing generators – Utility Week, 2 September

Energy UK backs scheme to reduce power costs – Politics.co.uk, 2 September

Fixed prices for older offshore wind backed by industry to reduce exposure to gas-led cost hikes – Business Live, 2 September

UK wind industry backs call to decouple renewable electricity from gas – Wind Power Monthly, 2 September

Energy industry proposes decoupling gas and renewables to save £18bn a year – Proactive, 2 September

Energy UK backs scheme to cut profits from renewable generators – Business Matters, 1 September

Wind industry welcomes new plan for cheaper electricity bills – renewableUK, 1 September

Energy industry backs plan to save businesses and homes up to £18bn a year – The Guardian, 1 September

Energy UK backs scheme to cut down profits from renewable generators – CityAM, 1 September

RenewableUK backs new power deal plan for old projects – ReNews, 1 September

Power Market Design featuring Rob Gross – Aurora Energy Unplugged, 1 September

Director Rob Gross on BBC Breakfast speaking about UK nuclear power – BBC Breakfast, 1 September

Energy contracts reform can bring prices down – if the new PM is tough enough – The Guardian, 1 September

Director Rob Gross on Tom Swarbrick at Drive discussing nuclear power – LBC, 31 August.

Energy crisis: why the UK will be at the mercy of international gas prices for years to come – The Conversation, 31 August

A decade of energy failures – The Times, 30 August

Wanted: a new energy contract for renewables and nuclear projects – The Guardian, 30 August

Independent retailers ‘being forced to hike prices’ over energy crisis says BIRA – Business Live, 30 August

Electricity generator SSE proposes plan to help with household bills – Financial Times, 21st August

Top Tory calls for fracking to reduce huge energy bills – Lincolnshire Live, 12 August

How ready is Britain for a gas crisis this winter? – The Times, 8 August

What falling wind speeds mean for UK energy supplies – New Civil Engineer, 1 August

Heatwave left UK ‘very close’ to energy shortfall – New Civil Engineer, 26 July 

Tory leadership contest: What do tax cuts mean for our public services? – New Statesman, 15 July

The role of hydrogen in a clean energy system, explained – Climate Home News, 13 July

Coal-fired power station given a stay of execution – China Daily, 16 June

A full tank of petrol costs £100, but electric vehicle drivers pay just £37 to fully charge – iNews, 13 June

Keith Bell on Good Morning Scotland – BBC Scotland, 30 May

UK Could Still Foist Windfall Tax on Electricity Firms’ Booming Profit – Bloomberg, 27 May

Can the British Energy Security Strategy control soaring household bills? – New Statesman, 25 May

Climate activists Tyre Extinguishers deflate 50 SUVs in Clifton – Bristol Post, 23 May

Can the EU wean itself off Russian gas? – The Financial Times, 19 April

Climate and heritage experts call on British Museum to end BP sponsorship – The Guardian, 19 April

Report: Investing in renewables and energy efficiency creates more jobs than fossil fuels – Business Green, 11 April

On energy strategy, the government is leaving women in the cold – Resilience, 11 April

The war in Ukraine and the path to climate disaster – Socialist Appeal, 11 April

Renewable energy can create three times as many jobs compared to fossil fuels – EnviroNews Nigeria, 15 April

Peter Taylor on BBC Radio Humberside, discussing the Energy Security Strategy, 7 April


Rob Gross on the BBC News channel discussing the Energy Security Strategy, 6 April

Investment in renewable energy can deliver more jobs than fossil fuels, report finds – The Independent, 6 April

Investment in renewable energy can deliver more jobs than fossil fuels, report finds – Yahoo News UK, 6 April

Clean power groups call for slicker process on UK planning and permits – Financial Times, 5 April

Final warning: what does the IPCC’s third report instalment say? – The Guardian, 5 April

Mechanisms in place to mitigate impact of Hinkley Point C delays – New Civil Engineer, 30 March

Energy price cap means now might be the best time to green your home – New Scientist, 29 March

Rob Gross on The Daily Climate Show on Sky News – Sky News, 29 March

We need a pan-European approach to energy security – The Times, 29 March

New eco-vigilantes who let down SUV tyres have been targeting ELECTRIC 4x4s and leaving notes lecturing their owners about climate change – Mail Online, 8 March

New vigilante eco group targets SUVs and deflates HUNDREDS of tyres – MSN, 8 March

‘Unhelpful’ and ‘Inaccurate’: Experts fact check Nigel Farage’s Net Zero claims – The Independent, 8 March

Don’t let high energy prices derail UK green agenda, say climate experts – The Guardian, 7 March

Europeans told to turn down the heat to reduce need for Russian gas – Canada’s National Observer, 7 March

Fracking’s fate to be sealed in a fortnight — for ever? – The Times, 6 March

Here Are The Russian Oligarch Yachts Being Seized As Sanctions Sink In – Verve Times, 3 March

Brexit ‘far from over’ in energy sector, says new research – The Energyst, 10 February

Calls for insulation and rollout of heat pumps to ‘get off gas’ amid price hike – Peterborough Matters, 6 February

UK Local Governments Demand Plutonium Safety Upgrades – Environment News Service, 11 February

Calls for insulation and rollout of heat pumps to ‘get off gas’ amid price hike – Belfast Telegraph, 3 February

Only a gas-free, energy efficient future can insulate UK from future crises – Business Green, 27 January

Taking the heat out of funding the transition – Energy Monitor, 19 January

Energy prices are unlikely to fall in 2022 or beyond – not until major importers get serious about green transition – The Conversation, 06 January

‘There’s been nothing like this’: Soaring energy prices in 2021 sent suppliers bust and hiked customers’ bills – iNews, 2 January


Where does the UK sit in the world’s turbulent energy landscape? – New Statesman, 30 December

Designing generator packages for data centre standby power – Process and Control Today, 21 December

‘The months ahead will be difficult’: Why rising energy costs are prompting demands for a clearer net zero plan – Business Green, 16 December

Annual report finds climate change destabilising Arctic – Carbon Brief, 15 December

Gas crisis fuels call for UK to update energy security policy – The Guardian, 15 December

UKERC Director Rob Gross on You and Yours – BBC Radio 4, 19 November


Should everyone have their own personal carbon quota? Calls grow for emissions allowances – The Independent, 14 November

Time to start thinking about zero-carbon electricity market design – Market Screener, 10 November

UKERC Director Rob Gross on LBC News – LBC News, 6 November


Learning from the UK’s exposure to the global gas crisis – Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung, 29 October

U.K. tries to juice UN climate talks with its own net-zero plan – Bloomberg, 19 October 

The UK’s reliance on gas imports leaves us open to unpredictable prices – The Guardian, 14 October

UK Government will not increase country’s gas storage capacity despite price hikes for customers – iNews, 11 October

Times letters: Mike Bradshaw features – The Times, 06 October

Ministers consider shifting green levies from electricity to gas – Current News, 30 September

Energy boss says he ‘finally gave up’ on building off-shore gas storage unit after years of rejection from ministers – Daily Mail, 23 September

Mike Bradshaw features on The Briefing Room discussing The UK’s Energy Crisis, 23 September

‘The Government, in their wisdom, chose a “just in time” approach’: Energy boss says he ‘finally gave up’ on building off-shore gas storage unit after years of rejection from ministers, Daily Mail, 23 September

Prof Rob Gross discusses energy crisis on BBC News – BBC News Channel, September 22

Prof Rob Gross discusses the current energy crisis on the Today programme – BBC Radio 4, September 20


Solving sustainability challenges in UK data centres – Techerati, September 16

Limiting fossil fuel extraction to meet 1.5 degrees Celsius – Energy World, September 9

Asia’s coal prices hit new highs as global utilities scramble for fuel – Energy World, September 7

In-depth Q&A: How will the UK’s hydrogen strategy help achieve net-zero? – Eco-Business, August 20

UK government unveils hydrogen strategy – The Engineer, August 17

Government energy plans to make hydrogen from fossil fuel will result in missed climate targets , says environmental group – Sky News, August 16

Prof Rob Gross on World at One – BBC Radio 4, August 6th


Can nuclear power save the planet? – Independent, July 28

Earth, Wind and Fire: Can UK Power Hit Net-Zero?  – Politics Home, July 23

The policies of change, with Robert Gross – Fully Charged, June 28

Are Brexit energy negotiations slowing the UK’s net zero drive? – Business Green, June 18

UKERC warns Brexit to have ‘undeniably important impact’ on net zero – Current News, June 18

Green Brexit? Report accuses UK of failing to effectively replace EU energy systems policy – Edie.net, June 18

Climate change: ‘Major step forward’ as national grid on track for ‘zero carbon’ periods by 2025 – Sky News, June 15

Halogen lightbulb sales to be banned in the UK – Joe.co.uk, June 10

What does Shell’s Dutch court ruling mean for big polluters? – Ends Report, June 10

Energy Efficiency Comparison: Air-Cooling vs Liquid Cooling – Inside HPC, May 26

Transmission charging ‘not necessarily’ impacting emissions reductions – Energy Voice, May 28

Green energy drive puts Britain’s resilience in doubt – The Telegraph, May 19

Rob Gross on Times Radio – April 22


New driving rules to be aware of from this month including £200 fine for using phone – The Mirror, April 12

Green energy tariffs may sometimes be misinformed – The Westfield Voice, April 7

Driving the next stage of European green recovery – Social Europe, April 6

Green energy tariffs often ‘misleading’ – BBC, April 1

UKERC Director Rob Gross on You and Yours – BBC Radio 4, March 12

UKERC Director Rob Gross discussing the Fukushima disaster – BBC World News, March 12

How governments and companies should listen to the people on climate change – Phys.org, March 5

Seven driving laws coming in 2021 – and they start in March – Birmingham Live, February 25

Changes to car tax – how will they affect you – Business Motoring, February 24

Utilities call for gas’ ‘thumb to be taken off the scale’ with changes to levies – Current News, February 17

UKPN and WWU launch hybrid ‘cross vector’ low carbon heating trial – Current News, February 10

A hydrogen fuel revolution is coming – here’s why we might not want it – New Scientist, February 3

Low-carbon heat: UK’s heat pump sales set to almost double this year – Edie.net, February 3

Car tax changes for 2021 should not be ‘punishing’ petrol and diesel drivers – The Express, February 2

Car tax changes: The cost of owning petrol and diesel cars ‘will get more expensive’ – The Express, February 1

What’s Next For EU Energy Research After Brexit? – Forbes, January 25

Is oil dead? ‘Black gold’ loses its sparkle – E&T, January 20

Heating systems are ready to get ready for decarbonisation, says BEMA – HVP, January 20

The UK has some of the least energy-efficient housing in Europe – here’s how to fix this – Australian Times, January 19

The UK has some of the least energy-efficient housing in Europe – here’s how to fix this – The Conversation, January 15

Expert pushes for new car tax changes which could affect thousands of drivers – The Express, January 13

Car tax changes should not treat drivers as ‘cash cows’ to fund Government shortfalls – The Express, January 10


Car tax changes could ‘backfire’ as petrol and diesel owners issued with warning – Daily Star, December 31

Car tax warning issued as petrol and diesel owners attacked in new proposals – The Express, December 31

Car tax changes which will penalise petrol and diesel owners are ‘unreasonably high’ – The Express, December 25

The heat pump rollout could fail due to high electricity costs warns EAC – Current News, December 22

Calls for 50% tax on most polluting cars to improve uptake of electric vehicles – RAC, December 18

Calls for 50% per cent tax on polluting cars to encourage electric vehicles sales – Express and Star, December 18

France Energy: The Nuclear Option – TRT World, December 16

Is it time for a tougher tax on SUV gas-guzzlers? – Business Green, December 15

UKERC on The Today Show – BBC Radio 4, December 14


Covid-19 pandemic to leave millions more ‘gas guzzlers’ on the road past 2030 – The Times, December 14

World is in danger of missing Paris climate target, summit is warned – Carbon Brief, December 14

Sizewell C: Government in talks to fund £20bn nuclear plant – BBC, December 14

Tax most polluting cars to speed up transition to electric vehicles, experts say – iNews, December 14

UK energy policymakers should learn from overseas and gather external advice, report finds – Global Government Forum, December 9

Path to net zero puts heavy burden on UK consumers – Financial Times, 9 December

Ending UK’s climate emissions ‘affordable’, say official advisers – The Guardian, 9 December

How can we turn our homes green to meet the climate challenge? – Press Association, 9 December (This article was released by the Press Association and shared in many regional publications)

The revolution will not be capitalised – Petroleum Economist, 4 December

Editors comment November/December 2020: Green plan of action – HVP Magazine, 2 December

In-depth Q&A: Does the world need hydrogen to solve climate change? – Carbon Brief, 30 November

How battery storage might turn the tide for the latest Swansea Bay tidal lagoon proposal – Wales Online, 29 November

Nuclear power pushed to back burner in U.K.’s green energy plan – Japan Times, 22 November

Britain warned to ramp up electric car subsidies or lose green race – The Telegraph, 19 November

‘Laying the groundwork’: Heat Pump Association calls for heating policy revamp – Business Green, 13 November

Pipeline to 2050: The government must deliver an ambitious, harmonised heat strategy – Business Green, 12 November

IPPR: UK Government must spend £33bn annually to combat climate and nature crises – Edie.net, 10 November

BEIS gives businesses extra 12 months to apply for RHI – Edie.net, 10 November

Who needs SUVs? Dear Keir, walk to the tailor next time – The Guardian, 2 November

Towards net-zero: The 8 green policies UK businesses are still waiting for – Edie.net, 21 October

Prof Rob Gross discussing wind farms on Mid Morning BBC Essex, 20 October


Existing domestic heat policy “falls short” of net zero ambitions – PHPI, 16 October

Environmental Audit Committee to look into barriers for heat pump adoption – Current News, 14 October

MPs to consider pros and cons of heat pumps – Cooling Post, 13 October

Attenborough leads list of green gongs – Ends Report, 13 October

UK must upgrade 19,000 homes a week to hit net zero, report finds – Housing Executive, 12 October

Green Homes Grant: homeowners frustrated by lack of installers – The Guardian, 9 October

Left in the cold: Why UK homes are still hundreds of years off schedule for delivering net zero emissions – Business Green, 9 October 

News Analysis Boris Johnson’s pledge to power all UK homes with offshore wind power by 2030 is ‘ambitious, but achievable’ – iNews, 6 October

UK’s domestic heat ‘extremely unlikely’ to reach net-zero without policy overhaul – Edie.net, 9 October

UK ‘will take 700 years’ to reach low-carbon heating under current plans – The Guardian, 8 October

As fossil fuel jobs falter, renewables come to the rescue – CBS News, 25 September

Clouds Gather Over U.K. Nuclear as Another Project Fails – Bloomberg, 17 September

U.K. Nuclear’s Future Left in Limbo as Investors Walk Away – Bloomberg, 17 September

Southern North Sea ‘could jump-start green recovery’ – East Anglian Daily Times, 17 September

Wind and solar are 30-50% cheaper than thought, admits UK government – Carbon Brief, 27 August

UK nuclear power: The next Huawei? – Deutsche Welle, 21 August

Letter: California makes case for flexible power grids – Financial Times, 21 August

Is this the end for ‘king coal’ in Britain? – The Guardian, 9 August

Just How Polluting Is Your SUV? This New Campaign Might Shock You – Forbes, 5 August

Adverts for large polluting cars ‘should be banned’ – BBC, 3 August

Ban SUV adverts to meet UK climate goals, report urges – The Guardian, 3 August

CBI: UK won’t reach net-zero without 2025 ban on non-hydrogen-ready boilers – Edie.net,

Solar companies consider reduced income to help UK households – PV Magazine, 6 September 28 July

UK will struggle to be zero carbon without stronger government steer – Power Technology, 24 July

Director Dr. Rob Gross appearing on BBC Points West on Friday, 17 July

Britain’s nuclear future uncertain as relations with China fray – Stars and Stripes, 11 July

Britain’s nuclear future uncertain as relations with China Fray – Alton Telegraph, 11 July

Survey: Energy professionals believe retrofitting is key to a green Covid-19 recovery – Edie, 8 July 

Britain’s Nuclear Future Uncertain as Relations With China Fray – Bloomberg, 8 July

Government should get its own house in order before consummating its love affair with electric cars – The Telegraph, 2 July

UK Completes Vehicle-to-Grid Project, Step to Eliminating Diesel Cars by 2035 – All About Circuits, 4 May

Brits Warned to Keep Flashlight Handy in Case of Coronavirus Power-Out – Breitbart, 2 April

Coronavirus crisis blackouts warning as families told to keep torches on hand – The Mirror, 1 April

Electric car emissions myth ‘busted’ – BBC, 25 March

The UK’s innovation policy must match the scale of the net zero challenge – Business Green, March 12

Is the UK on the cusp of low-carbon heat and transport? – Edie, 4 March

Five ways UK energy managers can help deliver a net-zero economy, Ethical Corporation Magazine, 26 February

National observatory to monitor public engagement on net-zero transition, Environment Journal, 25 February

World-class energy research to drive a net zero future, Cambridge Network, 20 February

New car market: Will 2020 provide calm before the hurricane?, AM Online, 19 February

Boris Johnson’s cabinet and the lobbying network, The Ecologist, 18 February

What can we learn from August 9th?, Network, 7 February

Tesla is running up against the biggest problem in electric cars, Inverse, 2 February

The Paradox of EV Sales Up but Emissions Rising – Ride Tech, 04 February 

PM confirms 2035 ICE ban, but must be followed with ‘real action’ industry warns – Current News, 04 February 

Electric car sales are rising, but so are emissions. What’s going on? – Wired, 21 January

Q&A Feature: Net zero and the challenges for the UK energy sector, The Engineer, 20 January

2020 vision: cars to look forward to this year – The Telegraph, 1 January