BP takes $1.1bn stake in offshore wind farms as it agrees Equinor deal

Equinor, formerly known as Statoil, began its own shift towards cleaner energy sources around a decade ago by beginning to develop offshore wind projects. It is currently developing the Dogger Bank project off the Yorkshire coast alongside SSE which will be the largest windfarm in the world once it begins generating power in 2023.

New Jersey regulators take new look at wind, gas projects

ATLANTIC: Regulators are taking a second look at large-scale energy projects proposed for both sides of New Jersey’s shoreline that involve wind energy and liquefied natural gas.State Senate President Steve Sweeney and two other legislators want the Board of Public Utilities to suspend approval of a proposed wind energy project off the coast of Atlantic […]

Equinor, Jera, J-Power to jointly bit for Japan’s offshore wind projects

TOKYO: Norway’s Equinor, Japan’s Jera and Electric Power Development Co (J-Power) have formed a consortium to jointly submit a bid for offshore wind power projects in Akita, northern Japan, the companies said on Wednesday.Japan’s offshore power market is set to take off after the government last year brought in a law to encourage the development […]

10 remote Shepherd’s Hut stays in the UK ideal for idyllic retreats off the grid

3. Maylies, Northumberland If you’re looking to get away from the daily grind, Maylies could be just the spot. For a start, the outdoor bath is the stuff of dreams with views of the sprawling countryside, while inside you’ll find two bedrooms with cosy beds, as well as an open plan kitchen and lounge.

Inside the magical woodland-themed treehouse hidden in the UK countryside

The property is ideal for two adults, but there are also some bunk beds if you want to bring the kids along (after all, there’s heaps they can do from building dens to going on family adventures in the woods, or simply tucking into marshmallows and hot chocolate on the decking).

UK weather forecast Met Office issues warnings as 60mph gales hit before ‘bulge in the jet stream’ brings mini-heatwave

“We’ll really start to notice it on Sunday with 25C on the cards, before 31C on Monday and again Tuesday.”

UK weather forecast: Mini-heatwave to hit 26C this week as subtropical blast warms South but wind and rain in the North

The BBC meteorologist Sarah Keith-Lucas said: “Heading on into tomorrow, we’ve got another area of low pressure which is going to be bringing some rain in the northwest but it’s also going to bring in some warmer air.

UK weather forecast today – Britain set for 31C heatwave as tropical plume sparks ‘one last blast of summer’ next week

Under strict new coronavirus rules, larger social gatherings indoors and outdoors will be illegal in a bid to beat the spread of infection.

Woman who died after being blown over by gale force winds was ‘ignored by dozens’

Referring to the person who saw her while monitoring CCTV cameras in the area, he added: “Looking at the footage there is a point after Linda comes within the view of the cameras that he zooms in on her, and that is within a few minutes of him becoming aware of Linda.

Coronavirus: Rishi Sunak unveiling ‘kickstart jobs scheme’ for young people

JOBS: Can my boss force me to go to work? 40,000 DEATHS: Could they have been prevented? FACE MASKS: When should you wear one? TESTING: Who can get a test and how? HOLIDAYS: Will I get a summer break? Labour’s shadow chancellor, Anneliese Dodds, said the kickstarter scheme “should help many young people to access […]