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...

RWE supporting research into concrete foundations for Scottish supply chain

RWE  is partnering with Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to study the potential for Scottish businesses to produce commercial scale concrete foundations for floating...

UK needs over 49 GW of flexibility to reach 100% renewables at lowest cost

Wärtsilä has highlighted the need to scale up flexibility in the UK, in the form of energy storage and flexible gas technology, to enable...

Allstar adds Plug-N-Go to EV charging network

Fuel management company Allstar Business Solutions has added EV fast charging point providers Plug-N-Go to its network. By including Plug-N-Go’s 18 sites in its multi-branded...

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,...

Baxi Heating commits to net zero operations by 2030

Baxi Heating UK and Ireland, part of BDR Thermea Group, commits to net zero operations by 2030 and to manufacturing products that only use...

Work begins on the converter station for National Grid’s Viking Link interconnector

National Grid’s Viking Link has started construction on its UK converter station at Bicker Fen in Lincolnshire with Siemens Energy. Representing a significant step in...

Funding to accelerate hydrogen-electric solutions for zero-emission airplanes

ZeroAvia’s mission to transition the world to zero-emission, hydrogen-fueled flight picked up a significant tailwind today as the startup announced $21.4 million in new...

IEA aims to produce comprehensive roadmap to net-zero emissions by 2050

The International Energy Agency today announced that it will produce the world’s first comprehensive roadmap for the energy sector to reach net-zero emissions by...

Harnessing high-altitude winds for power generation

RWE Renewables GmbH and SkySails Power GmbH have high-flying ambitions. They are planning to fly a 120-sqm kite to a height of up to...

Ford commits to electric future with $22bn investment by 2025

Ford committed today that by mid-2026, 100% of its passenger vehicle range in Europe will be zero-emissions capable, all-electric or plug-in hybrid, and will...

Tenfold increase in emissions cuts needed

New research shows 64 countries cut their fossil CO2 emissions during 2016-2019, but the rate of reduction needs to increase tenfold to meet the...