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...

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...

SSE business energy slumps to loss as bad debt bites

SSE’s business energy division slumped to an £18.5m loss for the year to 31 March, down from £51.6m profit the prior year. Electricity sales to...

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...

SEEIT enters rapid EV charging sector with £50m EVN deal, eyes £150m more

Listed energy efficiency fund SEEIT is set to take a significant stake in the EV charging market, agreeing to fund an initial 112 rapid...

Anesco goes Dutch with Shell solar deal

Anesco is to build two solar farms for Shell in the Netherlands, the firm's first contracts outside the UK. It will develop a 12MW scheme...

V2G benefits ‘much bigger than FFR and arbitrage’

Non-cash benefits from vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology look set to exceed revenues based solely on power aggregation and trading, automotive energy researchers Cenex believe. It claims...

Ofgem tightens up gas and power transmission spending, networks aghast

Ofgem has set out plans for less lucrative price controls for gas networks and electricity transmission operators from 2021. The draft five-year framework intends to...

Tesla applies for UK power generation licence in VPP play

Tesla Motors has applied for a UK power generation licence. The company’s application, signed off by Tesla energy products sales director, Evan Rice, was published by...

Zenobe picks EDF to trade 59MW of battery storage

Battery storage developer Zenobe has picked EDF to trade flexibility from 59MW of grid-scale assets. The utility will optimise three of Zenobe's operational batteries at...

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,...

Transport and power: The revolution will not be fossilised

Graeme Cooper, project director for transport decarbonisation at National Grid, says electric vehicles and renewables are mutual enablers, while digisation of energy and transport...

Statkraft adds Warrington Council’s solar-storage to VPP, hits 2.6GW

              Statkraft has signed a hybrid power purchase agreement with Warrington Borough Council for its 35MW solar farm in York, co-located with 27MWh of battery...

Arrival unveils electric bus ‘at same price as fossil equivalent’

Arrival has unveiled the next product from its modular range, the Arrival Bus. It says the zero emissions bus will cost no more than...

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...

Total and SSE strike deal to build Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm

Scotland’s biggest offshore wind farm is to go ahead, backed by French oil leviathan Total. SSE Renewables yesterday reached financial close on the 1GW Seagreen...

Gore Street acquires 50MW Ferrymuir battery project, eyes more in Scotland

Gore Street energy storage fund is to acquire another 50MW battery storage project following a fresh injection of funds. The Ferrymuir project in Fife, Scotland,...

Government urged to unlock 18GW of ‘shovel ready’ batteries, solar and wind

Analysis by Regen shows there are 18GW of ‘shovel ready’ battery storage, solar and wind projects that could be quickly kickstarted if government genuinely...

Arrival looks beyond electric vans to transport as a service and hydrogen lorries

UK technology company Arrival is planning to do way more than just make electric vans. It’s looking at “the whole vehicle ecosystem,” according to chief...