All articles by Sarah Blackman

  1. Rocket science: nuclear fusion and the mission to Mars

    Billions of dollars and decades of research have been spent on recreating the same energy that powers the sun and…
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    18 Jun
  2. May’s top stories: Nepal hydropower plant and largest wave farm approved

    Ofgem to probe six UK energy firms for failing efficiency targets In May, UK energy regulator Ofgem launched investigations against…
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    2 Jun
  3. Europe’s black lung: the hidden healthcare costs of EU coal

    A huge fall in coal prices triggered by a flood of unwanted coal exports in the US has ignited a…
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    27 May
  4. Why the UK needs US LNG

    With a flood of competitive LNG from the US anticipated by the end of the decade, the UK wants a…
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    13 May
  5. April’s top stories: Hydro Tasmania’s wind farm, Ofgem’s record fine on SSE

    SSE faces record fine from Ofgem for mis-selling power In April, UK energy regulator Ofgem said it will impose a…
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    30 Apr
  6. Video feature: Shams 1 – world’s largest CSP goes live

    There could be perhaps no more fitting place to build a solar power project than right underneath the blazing desert…
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    9 Apr
  7. March’s top stories: Hinkley Point C gets go-ahead, wind farm angers Trump

    UK needs back-up plan for new nuclear: report A new report from the Energy and Climate Change Committee has urged…
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    1 Apr
  8. US shale gas: game changer, or game over?

    An abundant supply of low-cost energy with the potential to save the economy is the dream for any country during…
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    20 Mar
  9. Video feature: Ripples to waves – Plymouth’s marine energy testing lab

    The UK marine power sector needs to go further, faster. Those were the words of Greg Barker, Minister of State…
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    7 Mar
  10. February’s top stories: China starts nuclear plant, UK tidal projects bag funding

    Centrica opts out of UK nuclear new-build programme In February, Centrica withdrew its plans to participate in the UK nuclear…
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    3 Mar