Government expands EV chargepoint support schemes

The Department for Transport (DfT) is extending its programme that provides up to £350 towards the cost of an EV chargepoint, to people in...

Collaboration on green hydrogen research

Hanson UK is collaborating with researchers at the Energy Safety Research Institute at Swansea University, to look at innovative technologies to reduce industrial carbon emissions. A...

Global Covid-19 stimulus continues to damage environment

The 5th Greenness of Stimulus Index is released today from the Finance for Biodiversity Initiative. It shows that Global Covid-19 stimulus measures are continuing...

Octopus to launch Centre for Net Zero

Octopus Energy, which recently hit a $2bn valuation, today launches The Octopus Centre for Net Zero (OCNZ) – an ‘entech’-led research organisation which will...

SMS begins construction of 90MW grid-scale battery storage projects

The two sites in Cambridgeshire and South Yorkshire will help build grid resilience and flexibility as we transition to a low-carbon energy system powered...

Participate in IntraFlex phase 2

WPD’s intraflex project is about to enter phase 2 and we are looking to recruit more FSPs to be part of the next phase...

Mitie Landscapes launches UK’s first zero emission gritting service

Mitie has launched the UK’s first fully electric gritting service, using a trial route in Nottingham, designed to maximise the number of sites it...

Parking bookings for EVs on the rise, new data shows

A company that specialises in taking UK car parking bookings says it has seen a rapid rise in the number of EVs using its...

Energy networks set to power up the green recovery

Ofgem has confirmed arrangements that will allow local electricity network companies to come forward with fresh new opportunities for green investment writes Ofgem CEO Jonathan...

Big increase in demand for EVs as tax incentives take effect

Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) surged to take a 15% share of new lease car registrations in the third quarter of 2020, as the Government’s...

Green Homes Grant voucher target would take over 10 years to meet

In response to concerns raised by the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) on the operation of the Green Homes Grant, BEIS Minister Lord Callanan has...

edenseven – a new energy and environmental management consultancy launches

Pete Nisbet, former Managing Director of Mitie Energy, set to lead edenseven - a new energy and environmental management consultancy. 9th February 2021 – Cambridge...

UK’s total pipeline of battery storage projects now stands at over 16GW

RenewableUK’s latest Energy Storage Project Intelligence report shows that more than 16.1GW of battery storage capacity is operating, under construction or being planned in...

Power in our hills is waiting to be used

1000s of hillsides across the UK could be used to provide the UK’s energy system with a new long-life source of underground hydro-powered energy...

Government invests £20m in EV charge points

The Department for Transport (DfT) is providing £20m to local authorities in an effort to boost the number of on-street EV charge points in...

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...

Energy storage solution for Singapore’s first virtual power plant

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected to deploy its innovative energy storage solution to support the development of Singapore’s first Virtual Power Plant...

DC could solve issues with grid flexibility

Improvements in technology and growth in power electronics on the grid has brought DC back into focus. Alan Binning, regional sales manager at energy...

Alfen to supply 10MW battery storage solutions to Centrica Business Solutions

Alfen has been selected by Centrica Business Solutions as a preferred partner for the supply of sub 10MW battery energy storage solutions. This three-year...

Enterprise adds 17 Toyota Mirai hydrogen cars to UK fleet

Enterprise Rent-A-Car has taken delivery of 17 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric cars for a pilot programme in which the company will examine...