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UK power grid, train systems need review after August blackout: grid operator

10 Sep 2019

LONDON Systems that secure Britain's power supplies and keep trains running should be reviewed after a blackout caused by a lightning strike and unexpected power outages last month created travel chaos, the grid operator said on Tuesday.

UPDATE 1-UK power grid, train systems need review after August blackout - grid operator

10 Sep 2019

* Ofgem to investigate, can impose financial penalties (Recasts, adds more detail)

Global renewables investment to triple this decade: U.N.

05 Sep 2019

LONDON Global investment in new capacity for renewable energy is on course to reach $2.6 trillion by the end of this decade, more than triple the amount of the previous decade, a report commissioned by the U.N. Environment Programme says.

Lightning strike caused power cut in Britain -grid operator

20 Aug 2019

LONDON A blackout in Britain which cut power to one million customers and caused transport chaos on Aug. 9 was due to a lightning strike, the grid operator said in a report to regulator Ofgem, which said on Tuesday it would investigate the matter further.

UK's Cuadrilla resumes shale gas fracking at Lancashire site

15 Aug 2019

LONDON British shale gas exploration firm Cuadrilla said on Thursday it had resumed fracking at its site in Lancashire, after securing all required permits.

U.N. flags need to cut meat to curb land use impact on global warming

09 Aug 2019

LONDON/GENEVA Global meat consumption must fall to curb global warming, reduce growing strains on land and water and improve food security, health and biodiversity, a United Nations report on the effects of climate change concluded. | Video

Farming and eating need to change to curb global warming-UN report

08 Aug 2019

LONDON/GENEVA, Aug 8 The way the world manages land, produces and eats food has to change to curb global warming or food security, health and biodiversity will be at risk, a U.N. report on the effects of climate change on land said on Thursday.

UK winter energy bills to fall as regulator lowers price cap

07 Aug 2019

LONDON Energy bills are set to fall for millions of households in Britain this winter after the country's energy regulator told suppliers to reduce bills by 6% from Oct. 1, following a drop in wholesale gas and power prices this year.

European gas price slump yet to find a floor as inventories burst

02 Aug 2019

LONDON A protracted decline in European gas prices, which has hurt some energy firms but may prove a boon to buyers, has yet to find a floor as low summer demand could boost gas storage tanks close to chock-full amid soaring global supply.

ANALYSIS-European gas price slump yet to find a floor as inventories burst

02 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 2 A protracted decline in European gas prices, which has hurt some energy firms but may prove a boon to buyers, has yet to find a floor as low summer demand could boost gas storage tanks close to chock-full amid soaring global supply.

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