CCUS innovator Seabound plots course to de-carbing world’s freighters

London-based carbon capture start-up Seabound is celebrating proof of its contribution to stripping carbon emissions from commercial shipping. Container shipping is estimated to account for...

£400 million CCUS cement plant progresses in Wales

Building aggregates supplier Heidelberg Materials UK is pressing ahead with plans to spend £400 million, converting Britain’s first cement plant to run on carbon...

HyNet’s two blue hydrogen plants at Stanlow win planners’ approval

Backers of the UK’s leading HyNet cluster for industrial decarbonisation were celebrating today, after council planners approved plans for its first blue hydrogen plants,...

Topsoe land deal to store Stanlow’s carbon

Carbon emissions specialists Topsoe have landed a contract with Essor Oil for carbon capture and gas cleaning at the Stanlow oil refinery in Cheshire. Essar...

Vision thing: Government launches aspirations for competitive CCUS

Ministers are sharpening their long-term vision of creating a competitive UK market for carbon capture and storage (CCUS). In a policy programme dubbed CCUS Vision,...

Green hydrogen scoops £2bn for industry projects, as pilot falters to convert homes

Energy ministry D-ESNZ has committed to back 11 projects making industrial use of green hydrogen with £2 billion over 15 years. In return for state...

ABB and Gravitricity mine potential of hoist-delivered batteries

Energy storage innovators Gravitricity have signed a development deal with global engineers ABB designed to advance both parties' hoists-as-batteries offer. Re-opening old mine shafts across...

Enfinium pledges up to £800 million for CCUS at Ferrybridge

Energy-from-waste generator Enfinium today promised new investment of up to £800 million in carbon capture (CCUS) technology, centred on one of its four UK...

AFC to debut world’s first ammonia-into-hydrogen pilot cracker

Fuel cell innovators AFC Energy have announced what they claim as the world’s biggest trial plant for producing low carbon hydrogen from ammonia. Weekly output...

Piclo flexes to the Max, plans global trades for 2024

Trading platform provider Piclo is readying for launch a product that will enable its clients to trade flexibility capacity on global markets. Starting in the...

Iona Capital invests in biogenic CO2 pioneers Carbon Capture Scotland

Low carbon investors Iona Capital have taken a stake in Carbon Capture Scotland, one of the UK’s leading firms in carbon capture and use. CCSL's...

The clean heat is on: Racks of data servers to render scores of thousands...

Data barns full of humming, heating computer servers are to be piloted as heat sources running district heat networks, energy ministry D-ESNZ confirmed today. Scores...

Green hydrogen offers up to £ 11 billion savings for UK plc, industrialists calculate

A new study backed by top manufacturers including Tata Steel, Air Products & Airbus has found nearly £11 billion of economic and environmental benefits...

Renewables firms turn up heat in Ohio and in Lithuania

Two UK-based innovators in the renewable energy space are stretching their wings, both westwards and eastwards. Oxford-headquartered Velocys, convertors of end-of-life plastics into sustainable aviation...

Konnichiwa, Kraken ! ‘Ows tha doin‘, Coventry?   

Staff at fast-growing Octopus Energy were today celebrating two business successes, saluting separately the mystical Orient and the somewhat less mystical West Midlands of...

Crikey & Thunder! Pom solar boffins go Dutch on Outback jalopy jaunt

Solar electricity innovators Oxford PV are deploying their patented perovskite-on-silicon tandem cells for the first time as an automotive power source, motivating the Top...

Rolls-Royce and NPL ally to monitor mini-nukes

The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) and Rolls-Royce SMR are partnering on a new project to investigate safe automated reactor operation for nuclear-powered Small Modular...

SME-to-SME trades of clean solar power ‘cuts bills by up to 90%’ on Suffolk...

Over 140 companies on an industrial estate in Mildenhall, Suffolk, reckon their local market trading low carbon electricity is slashing bills by between 20%...

Steel city forges plan to swap gas for green hydrogen

Switching Sheffield’s world-renowned steel forges from gas to locally produced green hydrogen could cut CO2 emissions by as much as 40%, a government-funded study...

North Sea stashes: Authority issues first permits to sequester carbon

Fourteen high volume storage operators learned today they’ve received 21 licences between them to pump CO2 and other greenhouse gas pollutants into voids under...