Statkraft and GE team up on inertia tech to keep grid stable

Statkraft has inked a contract with GE that will enable it to help keep the grid stable by providing inertia via a large spinning...

Ofgem tells DNOs to get on with 1MW+ asset register and plan for national...

Distribution network operators must compile a database of all assets connected to their networks above 1MW – and make them publicly available after Ofgem...

Royal London consolidates FM with Mitie, targets energy efficiency gains

Royal London has consolidated FM services with Mitie under a five-year deal. The insurance giant is aiming to achieve at least 10 per cent energy...

Gresham House spends £20m on Arenko’s 41MW Bloxwich battery

Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has completed the 41MW Bloxwich battery storage facility acquisition from Arenko, taking its operational portfolio to 215MW. Commissioned 12 months...

Demand hits new low, Grid deals with it

Demand on the transmission system hit 13.4GW, a new low last weekend, but National Grid ESO managed without calling on its new footroom service. "The...

My work here is done: Limejump CEO Erik Nygard exits

Limejump CEO Erik Nygard will leave the aggregator in September with new COO Catherine Newman to take the reins on an interim basis. Nygard led...

Drax faces threat of strike vote over redundancies

Drax is facing the prospect of a workforce vote for its first ever strike, over allegations of ‘bad faith’ surrounding more than 200 compulsory...

Equinor to decarbonise Hull with hydrogen, if government provides right deal

Norwegian-state owned Equinor is planning to build a 600MW hydrogen production plant near Hull. The facility will turn methane, also called natural gas, into hydrogen...

AFC Energy raises £32m to scale hydrogen fuel cells

Hydrogen fuel cell developer AFC Energy has raised £31.6 million in new capital in a bid to scale. The firm plans to make bigger units:...

Ireland lighting firm eEnergy targets £1bn UK schools market with RSL buy

Ireland-based eEnergy is to buy fellow specialist education sector lighting provider Renewable Solutions Lighting (RSL) as it eyes a £1bn UK market. Both firms provide...

Rapid EV charging network Engenie rebrands to Osprey

Rapid electric vehicle charging network Engenie is to rebrand as Osprey. The firm has to date installed 150 rapid chargepoints at 100 locations. It counts...

An ale called Gale: BrewDog 100 per cent wind powered from July

BrewDog will brew its beers from wind power from mid-July. The company last month outlined plans to invest in three turbines totalling 2.4MW. The move is...

Swiss-Re backed carbon removal market targets gigaton scale-up

A marketplace matching corporates trying to decarbonise with carbon negative materials producers is bidding to remove gigatons of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. Early clients...

Aldi picks Shell’s NewMotion for EV chargers

Aldi has picked Shell's NewMotion division to install EV chargers at all new UK stores. The deal will see 140 chargers initially installed, with potential...

Yorkshire Water seeks bidders to build 150 solar arrays

Yorkshire Water is seeking bidders to deliver 150 solar PV arrays across its sites.  It has opened the tender for a new eight year framework,...

EDF partners with Octo for 200MW solar-storage push

EDF Renewables has partnered with developer Octo Energy in a bid to find and develop sites for co-located solar and storage. The two will be...

Peel and Powerhouse push on with plastic to hydrogen plan

Peel plans to back up to 11 plastic-to-hydrogen parks via a partnership with PowerHouse Energy. Peel is PowerHouse’s landlord at Protos Energy Park in Cheshire...

McDonald’s to install rapid chargers at drive-thrus across UK

McDonald's has inked a partnership with InstaVolt to install rapid chargers at its drive thru restaurants. The companies did not release details on numbers or...

Mitie posts profit rise, buys Interserve FM unit, continues EV push

Buildings services firm Mitie, on track to operating the UK’s biggest corporate EV fleet, today confirmed its £271m takeover of rival Interserve’s facilities management...

CCC: End ICE age by 2032, re-skill Britain ‘before climate window closes’

Advancing the UK’s ban on sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles to 2032 - three years earlier than planned - is among urgent...