All articles by Annabel Cossins-Smith

Annabel Cossins-Smith

Annabel is a staff writer across energy titles, with degrees in History and International Journalism.

India’s Government to put 26 coal mines up for auction

The auction will see 26 mines from four states offered out.

Approval of UK’s Sizewell C nuclear project ruled lawful by appeals court

Campaign groups had initially requested a review into the environmental impacts of the nuclear project.

EU approves €2.6bn state aid for Germany’s steel industry

The new installations are due to be operational in 2026 and will produce approximately three million tonnes of crude steel per year.

France and Sweden strengthen nuclear ties

After the agreement was signed, French Energy Minister Agnès Pannier-Runacher declared that “nuclear power is back in Europe”.

Allkem shareholders agree to $10.6bn Livent lithium merger

If the all-stock deal goes through it will see the formation of one of the biggest lithium companies in the world.

UK pledges additional £1.5bn for heat pump scheme

The UK currently has some of the least energy-efficient housing in Europe.

South Africa to seek bids for new nuclear power

The first nuclear reactors to be built from the announced bidding round will take at least ten years to become operational.

EU finalises deal on hydrogen grid planning body

The legislation is part of the EU’s ‘Fit for 55’ package, which aims to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions by 55% by 2030.

Sonnedix begins construction of 300MW UK solar portfolio

The solar projects are entirely contracted under the UK Government’s contracts for difference (CfD) scheme.

Equinor and Korea Southern Power sign offshore wind MOU

The companies plan to collaborate in developing offshore wind farms near Chuja Island in a bid to help bolster Korea’s renewables portfolio by 20% by 2030.