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...

TPI warns fixed energy contract prices set to soar

Fixed energy contract prices for industrial and commercial businesses are set to soar – and are likely far less ‘fixed’ than consumers believe, an...

Uber pledges pure EV fleet by 2030, applies London blueprint globally

Uber’s CEO has committed to making all of its European cars EVs within a decade and has set aside $800m (£623m) to help drivers transition...

Long-duration alternative to Lithium batteries

The California Energy Commission has selected four energy storage projects incorporating vanadium flow batteries (VFBs) from UK-based Invinity Energy Systems for funding as part...

Statkraft boosts solar capability with the acquisition of Solarcentury

Statkraft, Europe’s largest producer of renewable energy, has signed an agreement to acquire Solarcentury. Together the companies are well positioned for accelerated growth in...

First V164 – 9.5 MW turbine installed on a floating wind project

Today, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind (MHI Vestas) has furthered its leading position in floating offshore wind, installing the largest and most powerful offshore wind...

Bringing SATH Technology commercialisation

Saitec Engineering has been awarded €2.4m funding by the European Commission “Blue Economy Window”. The European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF) launched in November...

Ambitions for 2035 will put Net Zero within reach – The Sixth Carbon Budget...

The Climate Change Committee's (CCC) Sixth Carbon Budget (2033-2037) charts the decisive move to zero carbon for the UK. The CCC claims that the...

Volkswagen unveils prototype EV charging robot

Volkswagen has unveiled a prototype EV charging robot, designed to charge cars in restricted parking areas such as underground car parks. The manufacturer said the idea...

Hyundai to build fuel cell production plant in China

Hyundai Motor Group has signed an agreement with the government of Guangdong Province to build a fuel cell system production facility in Guangzhou, China. Construction...

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...

National Grid Gas sentenced over missing gas network records

National gas utility company National Grid Gas plc has been fined for failing to ensure its records relating to gas risers in some high-rise...

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...

Zeigo, Scottish Power and DLA Piper bid to ‘hack’ aggregated PPAs

Power Purchase Agreement platform Zeigo is launching a PPA hackathon in a bid to find novel ways of aggregating demand and enabling businesses to...

Renewable UK: “Make hydrogen the central pillar of decarbonisation”

The UK renewable lobby is urging the government to make hydrogen "the central pillar of decarbonisation" and to publish its hydrogen strategy before the...

Testing times for gas, as Covid crisis and carbon targets force changes

The Covid pandemic has thrown up unprecedented challenges for the gas sector, and that is the topic that Eddie Proffitt, technical director of the...

BT Group hits 100% renewable electricity milestone

Speaking today at a Digital Impact & Sustainability Business Briefing for analysts and investors, BT Group announced that its network, offices and shops worldwide...