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...

Project to identify EV charging blackspots launched

UK Power Networks has launched a pilot project that will see it partner with local councils to identify EV charge point blackspots. Under its Charge...

SSEN Transmission calls for reform of “unfair and volatile” charging regime

SSEN Transmission has published a discussion paper calling for views on the current Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) charging regime, which results in...

Getting heat billing right

Fairly and accurately charging for heat has always been a problem to solve cheaply and easily when addressing the retrofit of existing properties. Ista’s...

New EV training courses for rental and leasing industry

The British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association (BVRLA) has launched two new training courses for those providing operational and technical support to business fleets...

Polestar in Swedish energy project to develop V2X technology

Polestar is part of a five-partner project in Sweden to accelerate the development of Vehicle-to-X (V2X) technology, including Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) and Vehicle-to-Home (V2H). Supported by...

Octopus adds NewMotion to Electric Juice Network

Octopus Energy has added the NewMotion charging network – which includes Shell Recharge - to its Electric Juice Network. Customers of Electric Juice will have...

Virgin Money backs Gresham House solar distribution in multi-million pound deal

Virgin Money has agreed a new financing partnership with specialist alternative asset management company Gresham House, the bank’s largest transaction in the renewable sector...

Four full-electric Volta Zero vehicles from 7.5 to 19t

Volta Trucks is launching four full-electric commercial vehicles between 7.5t and 19t and is targeting over 27,000 vehicle sales per year across expanded markets. Volta...

Sussex energy co-op BHESCO plugs in to Moixa

Storage innovators Moixa are plugging into a Sussex energy co-operative, launching a pilot Virtual Power Plant (VPP) to cut DNO costs. Via social enterprise Brighton...

Energy industry unites and calls on government to build back greener ahead of COP26

With the eyes of the world on Glasgow at COP26 in November, the UK’s energy industry has united in a call for government to...

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...