Gridserve teams up with retail giants at UK’s first EV forecourt

Gridserve has announced partnerships with big name retailers ahead of completing in November its first high-powered EV charging forecourt near Braintree, Essex. Brands including WH...

Green hydrogen feasibility for industrial fuel switching assessed

Protium, a UK-based green hydrogen project developer, has signed a green hydrogen feasibility agreement in North West England with a unspecified global manufacturer. Details cannot...

Support to rebuild from Covid-19 ‘heavily’ weighted towards fossil fuels

A new report from technology company Wärtsilä reveals that UK and US stimulus packages announced for energy, as part of measures to rebuild from...

Ineos launches a new clean hydrogen business to accelerate the drive to net zero...

Ineos has launched a new business badsed in the UK to develop and build clean hydrogen capacity across Europe, in support of the drive...

Electric Nation installs V2G chargers for new trial

Electric Nation has installed the first 100 chargers in its new Vehicle to Grid (V2G) trial, which will study how the technology can solve...

Gridserve and Hitachi Capital launch EV leasing service

Gridserve has launched an EV leasing business in partnership with Hitachi Capital, designed to bring the cost of driving electric well below that of petrol...

Green boost for regions to cut industry carbon emissions

Six projects across the UK will today receive a share of £8 million in government funding as part of a drive to create the...

UK solar industry body adopts new name

The Solar Trade Association has become Solar Energy UK. It has represented solar in the UK for over 40 years supporting the rise of...

National Grid extends EDF contract to turn down Sizewell B

National Grid has extended the contract it struck with EDF to reduce output from the Sizewell B nuclear station in a bid to keep...

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...

Simec Atlantis breaks Uskmouth into two phases, eyes data centre build

Simec Atlantis intends to break its 220MW Uskmouth coal conversion project into two 110MW phases. The firm said it had made the decision after talking...

“Huge change is needed, right now”: Brewdog goes carbon negative

Brewdog has gone carbon negative, double offsetting scope 1, 2 and upstream scope 3 carbon emissions. The firm has bought 2050 acres in the Scottish...

Government consults on biogas levy, favours flat rate per meter

Government thinks its plans for a biogas levy will add no more than £6.90 per annum per meter - both for businesses and households. The...

SSE agrees sale of its 50% share in Ferrybridge and Skelton Grange multifuel assets 

SSE plc has entered into an agreement to sell its 50% share in energy-from-waste ventures Multifuel Energy Limited (MEL1) and Multifuel Energy 2 Limited...

UK Government backs two green Scottish EV projects

The UK Government has announced £508,665 for two projects in Thurso, Scotland – Thurso+ and AcouBat, led by industry partner AMTE Power. This UK Government...

UK government commissions space solar power stations research

Solar energy harvested in space offers the potential for an unlimited and constant zero carbon power source. The UK government has commissioned new research into...

UK tops global decarbonisation league amid renewable revolution

The UK’s electricity grid has decarbonised at a faster rate than other countries in the last decade – with emissions falling twice as quickly...

Mercedes-Benz to launch six new EVs by 2022

Mercedes-Benz has announced it will introduce six new battery electric vehicles by 2022 through its EQ brand. It is the first time the manufacturer has...

€5m EU award to study offshore green hydrogen production

ITM Power, Ørsted, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, and Element Energy have been awarded €5 million in funding from The Fuel Cells and Hydrogen Joint...

Green light for 350MW mega solar farm in Kent, 700MWh storage to follow

Britain’s biggest solar PV farm to date, the 350MWp Cleve Hill project near Faversham, Kent, has been given the go ahead. The £450 million development...