Inspired plans £35m fundraise to buy rest of Ignite, eyes more deals

Inspired Energy plans to raise up to £35m to acquire the rest of Ignite and take advantage of market conditions to make further buys. The...

National Grid aims to replace Sizewell footroom with small generators

When its multimillion pound contract with EDF comes to an end, National Grid ESO aims to work with smaller generators, including wind and solar...
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Nuvve strikes V2G school bus deal in US, eyes UK partners

Vehicle-to-grid technology firm Nuvve has struck a deal with a US-based school bus manufacturer to turn them into mobile storage units that can help...

‘Intelligent’ electric vehicle battery launched

What is claimed to be the world’s first ‘intelligent’ electric vehicle battery was today launched by European EV battery producer, Inobat. Speaking at the...

Ofgem launches Modernising Energy Data Applications (MEDApps) competition to help deliver net zero local...

We are working with Innovate UK on their newly launched ‘Modernising Energy Data Applications’ (MEDApps) innovation funding competition. The aim of the competition is to develop...

Total acquires charging solutions and becomes the operator of a network of 2000 EV...

Total finalised the acquisition from the Viessmann group of Charging Solutions, the subsidiary specialised in Electric Vehicle charging infrastructure of its affiliate Digital Energy...

81% of British consumers support carbon labelling on daily services and 60% would pay...

Professional services company, GHD is calling on the government to build on its 10-point plan to accelerate the UK’s path to net zero by introducing...

Construction of world’s largest grid-scale ultracapacitor

Reactive Technologies has signed a contract with Spanish technology group Ingeteam for the construction of a 5MW ultracapacitor to enable National Grid ESO to...

First PPA to be signed in the UK for geothermal electricity

Ecotricity has signed an agreement that enables the production and sale of geothermal electricity for the first time in the UK. The geothermal site on...

Gas grid companies plot course to Britain’s first hydrogen town

Britain’s gas grid companies have today set out their plans to deliver the UK’s first hydrogen town by 2030, in a major new blueprint...

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...

Polestar appoints Gurney to key UK role

EV maker Polestar has appointed experienced fleet and used vehicle director Martin Gurney to head up its European fleet and business section, specifically looking...

PeakGen and Zenobe land nine year reactive power contracts

PeakGen and Zenobe have won £8.7m in contracts to provide reactive power, which helps keep voltage stable, in Mersey. National Grid said it had picked...

600MWh: Statera plans UK’s biggest battery at Thurrock

Statera-owned Thurrock Power is planning to build the UK’s largest battery as part of a hybrid 750MW power plant. According to documents lodged with the...

An ale called Gale: BrewDog 100 per cent wind powered from July

BrewDog will brew its beers from wind power from mid-July. The company last month outlined plans to invest in three turbines totalling 2.4MW. The move is...

DPD hits electric vehicle target ahead of schedule, plots route ahead

Delivery firm DPD last week hit its target to electrify 10 per cent of its fleet five months ahead of schedule. It now has...

Postcode lottery: SSEN data shows challenge of planning fairly for net zero

Distribution network operator Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) has published data that shows the challenges local and national governments face in fairly delivering...

Fuel cell firm Ceres posts higher revenues, eyes hydrogen prize

UK fuel cell firm Ceres posted higher revenue for the year to 30 June while ramping up production from its new Redhill factory and...

“We can reimagine cities and create a positive future for all” Cities must adapt...

Covid-19 and the growing climate crisis are accelerating trends – such as advances in technology, more flexible and remote working and greener travel –...

4500 new green jobs planned for North East England’s offshore wind supply chain

North East England’s offshore wind supply chain could create 4500 new jobs in the next five years to support the growing offshore renewables industry,...