Implications of Brexit

How Brexit might affect UK and European energy systems A vote to leave the European Union (EU) in the upcoming referendum could release the UK from EU rules limiting support for the North Sea sector and allow more rigorous promotion for gas-fired generation as an essential balance to wind, according to Brexit supporters. But opponents … Read more

Impact of the VW scandals on the energy sector

PeteconVWimpact1115 Following VW’s admission of cheating on diesel NOX and particulate emissions in October, November saw a second scandal hit the company, when it acknowledged that carbon dioxide emissions and fuel economy figures were incorrect for 800,000 vehicles. Employees claimed that 2012 emissions goals to reduce vehicle CO2 emissions by 30 percent by 2015 compared … Read more