Nissan to install new solar farm in Sunderland

Nissan has been given the go ahead to install an additional 20MW solar farm at its UK plant, the next milestone on its journey...

Begorrah and be-Bezos! Amazon to off-take Ørsted’s wind power from Ulster turbines

A yet-to-be-built 16 MW wind farm at Ballykeel, Northern Ireland saw its business case gold-plated today, as developer Ørsted pledged to sell the planned...

Two DNOs pledge £10 Billion for RIIO-ED2 upgrades, as Ofgem fines Western Link duo...

Two distributed network operators (DNOs) including Britain’s biggest WPD today passed to Ofgem final plans totalling more than £ 10 billion for network upgrades...

Unknown pleasures: Solid-oxide generation yields low-carbon electrochemical volts for North West firms

An independent arm of DNO Electricity North West today announced collaboration plans with US partners to bring innovative behind-the-meter (BtM) generation to the region's...

Supply crisis: Brearley hints at tougher rules on retailers’ financial strength

Reforms to avoid a repeat of this year’s cull of two dozen energy suppliers must require licencees to prove greater financial resilience, Ofgem’s chief...

First UK Kempower charging hub opens in Wolverhampton

Osprey has opened a new hub in Wolverhampton, the first site in the UK to deploy Kempower chargers which work together to optimise charging...

Six Highlands hydro dams sold for £26.6 million

A total of 4.1 MW of hydro capacity across six Highland dams at least five years into their working lives changed ownership today, guaranteeing...

Turquoise is latest shade of ‘clean’ hydrogen, says HiiROC  

After blue, green, pink and grey, surging hydrogen’s expanding palette of colours welcomed another hue this morning, reflecting the gas' spectrum of ever-increasing varieties,...

‘Natural’ gas without climate warming? Brit pair partner in its promotion

Two technology pioneers in clean synthetic gas allied today in pursuit of perfecting, then selling hydrogen and other intermediate low-carbon fuels fabricated from waste. EQTEC...

Tidal turbine titans toast Tories’ long-term £300 million tonic

Pioneers of Britain’s success in tidal stream generation today greeted the government’s 15-year pledge to support the technology, along with its world-spanning, power-spinning potential. In...

Global investment challenge for EV charging infrastructure to exceed $100bn by 2026

Siemens Financial Services (SFS) has released a new insight study which estimates the ‘investment gap’ required over the next six years to rapidly deploy...

Swifter action needed to speed up the introduction of hydrogen for home heating

The managing director of Baxi UK & Ireland has called for swifter measures to speed up the introduction of hydrogen in order to decarbonise...

Kia and Audi invest to expand Ionity charging network

Kia and Audi have made an additional investment in Ionity that will increase the number of ultra-fast 350kW charge points in the pan-European EV...

Grid-scale power storage as long as 24 hours “must reach up to 2.5 GWh...

Grid-scale capacity to store electricity for between two and 24 hours will need to rocket up 400 times on current deployments, reaching between 1.5...

InstaVolt becomes rapid charging provider for NFU Energy

InstaVolt says its deal to become rapid charging provider for NFU Energy will enable farmers to rent out pieces of land for EV infrastructure...

Inspired to cut power usage in data server barns

Believed to be guzzling as much as 2% of the entire planet’s electricity now -  and already at 11% in Ireland, - data centres...

Allstar and Zap-Map partner on fleet EV charging payments

Allstar Business Solutions has partnered with Zap-Map to develop a payment solution for fleets with EVs. As part of the agreement, Allstar will enhance its...

Investors’ sun splash for solar, as Octopus, Atrato and NESF flare big cash

Amid finally nippy autumnal weather, solar electricity in the UK today basked under the cool, clear skies of a continuing investment boom. As UK solar...

Bulb’s collapse pushes energy crisis’ UK victims beyond 3.5 million

Today’s collapse of renewables-only energy supplier Bulb with 1.7 million customers – praised by prime minister Johnson as recently as July as “ leading...

Morgan appoints new EV boss

The Morgan Motor Company has appointed an EV specialist to help develop the next generation of its sports cars. Matthew Hole, the firm’s new Chief...