Ecotricity to launch UK’s first electric airline, but with kerosene fuelling early flights

High profile green industrialist Dale Vince, pictured, is to launch what he intends to become the UK’s first all-electric airline. Ecotricity, Vince’s 28-year old low...

EDF Renewables secures 3 grid-scale battery sites 

EDF Renewables UK has secured planning approval for three new grid-scale battery sites in Kent, Norwich and Essex which will support the transition to...

The firm, part of Autocraft Solutions Group, calculates that a vast majority of EV batteries currently deemed exhausted and fit only for scrap, are...

North Sea stashes: Authority issues first permits to sequester carbon

Fourteen high volume storage operators learned today they’ve received 21 licences between them to pump CO2 and other greenhouse gas pollutants into voids under...

Solid as sodium: Lancs battery pioneers approach volume output, thanks to Italian partners

British battery technologists have co-developed a manufacturing process easing automation in making next-generation cells based on sodium-metal-chloride chemistry. LiNA Energy, a privately held, six-year old...

Vision thing: Government launches aspirations for competitive CCUS

Ministers are sharpening their long-term vision of creating a competitive UK market for carbon capture and storage (CCUS). In a policy programme dubbed CCUS Vision,...

Wasted wind costing £1bn a year? Green hydrogen can save it, urges Policy Exchange

Too slow deployment of grid upgrades and new storage technologies is costing Britain as much as £1billion a year in wasted renewable power, says...

EDF plugs in to market-leading PV & battery deal

Nuclear-to-renewables power supplier EdF has signed one of Britain’s biggest energy management deals, optimising revenues from a solar 66MWp farm and a 50MW grid-scale...

Ocean energy trial basks in success, seeks new markets’ response

A pioneering experiment linking ocean wave power and subsea batteries to run crucial marine equipment is celebrating success after 12 months of tests off...