All publications by tag «BRITAIN»
2019, October, 2, 11:05:00UK'S FUSION INVESTMENT $246 MLN
A UK Atomic Energy Authority spokesman told S&P Global Platts the funds were separate to the UK's participation via the EU in the global ITER fusion research project in France.
2019, September, 18, 18:10:00U.S. COALITION CAN CLOSE HORMUZ
The US made another request to import-dependent Japan to join the coalition, and leaders are expected to discuss it at the UN General Assembly in New York next week.
2019, August, 23, 11:05:00U.S., UK, AUSTRALIA CAN CLOSE HORMUZ
Foremost among the areas to be patrolled is the Strait of Hormuz, between Oman and Iran, through which about one-fifth of the world’s seaborne crude flows out of the Gulf.
2019, August, 6, 12:40:00U.S., UK CAN CLOSE HORMUZ
The UK's Royal Navy will work with the US to assure the security of merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz, the Ministry of Defence said.
2019, July, 30, 11:20:00BRITAIN'S NUCLEAR SOLUTION
The UK has opened for consultation its assessment of a new financing model aimed at reducing the cost of new nuclear power plant projects by having consumers pay upfront through their energy bills. A solution is needed urgently because nuclear energy is seen as a vital part of the government's commitment to cutting the country's carbon emissions to net zero by 2050. Seven of the UK’s eight existing nuclear plants are set to be retired by 2030.
2019, July, 25, 19:55:00BRITAIN'S NUCLEAR POWER 39%
The UK obtained 19% of its primary energy from low-carbon sources last year, with 39% of this from nuclear power, but this was 7% lower than in 2017 due to outages at Dungeness B and Hunterston B towards the end of 2018, official statistics published today show. Nuclear capacity was broadly the same as in 2017, at 9.3 GW.
2019, July, 20, 11:40:00ALFANAR RENEWABLE INVESTMENT TO BRITAIN £1 BLN
The Alfanar Group, one of Saudi Arabia’s largest industrial conglomerates, has announced that it will set up a renewable energy office in the UK, through its subsidiary ‘Alfanar Energy UK Ltd.’ The new subsidiary will be headquartered in London, tapping into the UK’s highly skilled workforce and creating up to 30 jobs.
2019, July, 12, 07:55:00BRITAIN'S CLIMATE AMBITION
The UK government must show it is serious about its legal obligations to tackle and prepare for climate change, the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said today as it published its Reducing UK emissions - 2019 Progress Report to Parliament.
2019, July, 8, 12:40:00BRITAIN FREEZES NORD STREAM
Ukraine and Russia have been in dispute over gas issues for years, which escalated after a pro-Russian leader of Ukraine was toppled in 2014.
2019, July, 5, 11:35:00U.S., BRITAIN IRAN SANCTIONS
British Royal Marines seized a giant Iranian oil tanker in Gibraltar on Thursday for trying to take oil to Syria in violation of EU sanctions, a dramatic step that drew Tehran’s fury and could escalate its confrontation with the West.