Instavolt’s M6 rapid charger hub opens

InstaVolt has installed an eight-bay hub at the Welcome Break service area on the northbound carriageway of the M6 at Corley in the Midlands. A...

Government cuts electric car grant

The government has reduced its financial incentive package available to purchasers of electric cars, the ‘plug-in car grant,’ from £3000 to £2500. Also, the grant...

Short-depth smart-UPS with Li-ion

Schneider Electric has announced the availability of 230V models of its short-depth APC Smart-UPS line interactive UPS Lithium-ion battery technology models for European markets....

Good Energy restructures to take on more business accounts, pushes like-for-like profits up 15%

Integrated green power supplier Good Energy today signalled its continuing drive towards business customers, posting a 15% ‘normalised’ pre-tax profits rise to £2.4 m...

MAN Energy Solutions to partner on world’s largest liquid-air energy-storage project

Highview Power, specialist in long duration energy storage solutions, has selected MAN Energy Solutions to provide its LAES turbomachinery solution to Highview Power for...

DAF introduces charging stations for electric trucks

DAF Trucks is offering customers charging stations for its LF Electric and CF Electric trucks, as well as other electric commercial vehicles, including vans. The...

Hydrogen may offer a $2.5 trillion investment opportunity – report identifies companies set to...

Overall, the hydrogen revolution may provide a $2.5 trillion investment opportunity through to 2050 for utilities, equipment makers and others seeking to curb emission...

“No big G7 stock index is aligned with Paris climate goals”:  Carbon Disclosure Project...

Corporations’ greenwashing of the rich world’s investors and their customers collided with hard numbers today, and shattered embarrassingly. No major stock market among the seven...

Tesla granted electricity generation licence ahead of VPP push

Tesla Motors has been granted a UK electricity generation licence enabling it to further local ambitions as an energy business. The electric carmaker is planning...

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...

Future Energy Scenarios: National Grid models big increases in DSR and its value

National Grid modelling suggests the volume of 'pure' demand-side response could double within two to three years as the value of flexibility sharply increases. The...

Vehicle-to-grid: Where’s the smart money?

EDF and Nuvve’s Dreev joint venture is trying to crack flexibility on wheels. The Energyst spoke with Paige Mullen about bumps on the road...

Intergen seeks generation licence for giant 700MWh battery storage scheme

Intergen has applied for a generation licence at Spalding Energy Park, where it has planning permission for a battery storage system of up to...

H21: making the hydrogen switchover happen

For a large gas distribution operator like Northern Gas Networks (NGN), keeping its millions of customers going is the number one priority. Examining the...

Wind power industry to install 71.3 GW in 2020, showing resilience during COVID-19 crisis

According to the latest market outlook published today by GWEC Market Intelligence, 71.3 GW of wind power capacity is expected to be installed in...

Panasonic, Equinor and Hydro to explore potential for European battery business

Technology company Panasonic, energy company Equinor and industrial group Hydro have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a strategic partnership to explore...

Figures indicate 14% of all fleet cars and vans are now electrified

Data from automotive e-commerce specialist Epyx suggests that 14% of cars and vans operated by fleets are now either hybrid or battery electric vehicles. The...

Manheim unveils EV charging centre at Bruntingthorpe site

Auction company Manheim Vehicle Services (MVS) has spent more than £100,000 installing 30 Pod Point EV charging points at its site in Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire. The...

UK water companies unite on Race to Zero

UK water companies have joined forces as part of the international Race to Zero campaign, pledging to deliver a net zero water supply for...

Science-based targets for Sainsbury’s net zero journey

Sainsbury’s has committed to set an absolute target* to reduce its Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas emissions by 30% by 2030, together with a net...