• E-mobility and low carbon

    Pixie Chart of the week | National Grid forecasts for EV uptake changed

    National Grid issued its 2019 Future Energy Scenarios forecasts on 11 July. This annual forecast provides detailed insight into the expected future energy system, against four scenarios across gas and electricity. National Grid use this data to plan the future transmission systems, but it gives a fascinating insight into likely future energy...

  • Low carbon generation

    Pixie Chart of the week | IEA demonstrates a future with hydrogen

    This week's Pixie Chart of the Week demonstrates policies directly supporting hydrogen deployment by target application. It also shows the emphasis being placed on hydrogen-based energy solutions in the transport sector (currently minimal). The International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) latest report The Future of Hydrogen illustrated that the momentum of hydrogen as a fuel is...

  • E-mobility and low carbon

    Pixie Chart of the week | Norway leads EV sales for Q119

    In the first quarter of 2019 (Q119), battery electric vehicle (BEV) registrations grew by 87.5% across the European Union (EU) and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA), in comparison with the same quarter in the previous year.  In this week's Pixie Chart of the week, we compare the major European battery...

  • E-mobility and low carbon

    Pixie Chart of the week | OIES reviews prospects for naural gas as transport fuel

    On 23 April, the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies published A Review of Proposals for Natural Gas as a Fuel in Road Transport.  In this week's Chart of the Week we consider the environmental advantages of natural gas as a transport fuel.

  • Heat networks

    Pixie Chart of the week | Hydrogen blending to initiate domestic decarbonisation

    In its latest paper, Fuelling the Future, Policy Exchange has drawn together evidence for hydrogen’s place in the UK. It outlines two high-level issues that have halted industry and the government’s willingness to engage in its application to date. In this week's Pixie Chart of the week, we examine these two issues....