Towering in-farm-o: V-FAST gorges on vertical feast

Vertical, temperature-controlled, giant indoor fruit and veg farms powered by Scottish renewables are the vision of a four-company consortium announced today. Power storage and clean...

Western Power presses pedal to metal, ACCELERATES carbon-saver ruses

Britain’s biggest distribution network operator WPD has launched two new programmes, aimed at minimising carbon impacts on its network. ALPACA and ACCELERATED (Assessment of Climate...

Cheaper heat pumps: Octopus changes colour to RED in Craigavon

Generator-retailer Octopus is deepening its industry-disrupting interest in heat pumps, buying Renewable Energy Devices, a specialist manufacturer in Craigavon, Northern Ireland. Despite a government target...

Energy security: D-BEIS itemises cash support for preferred technologies

D-BEIS has followed up on Thursday’s energy security strategy, splitting out the technologies favoured to share the £375 million in subsidies earmarked by the...

Schools’ juice break: eEnergy and partners plot UK’s biggest charging brand from campuses

Potentially Britain’s most extensive e-charging network, with up to 50,000 EV charge points based at public facilities by 2030, was offered as a commercial...

Van diesel furious to be up against solar’s fast frigid air

On-roof solar electricity supplanting diesel as the preferred power source for truck refrigeration got a £3 million boost today. Government-backed investment angels the Clean Growth...

SAF-er skies for Ryanair, as clean juice firm Safran & investor Hydrogen One lift...

Low cost flight behemoth Ryanair, the airline seen once on TV getting its pilots to top up planes with avgas on a charge card...

Diesel on the down powering building sites? Fuel cell pioneer signs up first construction...

Hydrogen fuel cells as sources of clean power for building sites rose by another storey today, as innovators in the technology AFC Energy topped...

Vertical electric air taxis, dosh from Extreme E racers: diesel-destroyer AFC rises hy(-drogen)er &...

Fuel cell innovator AFC Energy today unveiled full year financials which it claims set it on route to strike it rich in the world’s...

Ceres eyes China expansion via Weichai and Bosch

Shares in Ceres Power, the fuel cell innovator in solid oxide technologies, surged nearly 25% in the LSE this morning, on news that it...

Wrapped or open? BP chips in for portion of fuel innovator

Oil giant BP today boosted its portfolio of next-generation transport fuels, as it snapped up 30% of Green Biofuels Ltd (GBF), Britain’s leading supplier...

Unknown pleasures: Solid-oxide generation yields low-carbon electrochemical volts for North West firms

An independent arm of DNO Electricity North West today announced collaboration plans with US partners to bring innovative behind-the-meter (BtM) generation to the region's...

Is Data Centre Energy Efficiency Mission Impossible?

Modern data centres consume huge amounts of energy. One recent report estimates that they will consume one-fifth of the world’s electricity by 2025. UPSs,...

Landis+Gyr and Vodafone strike IoT deal

Metering giant Landis+Gyr and Vodafone have struck a deal so that the Swiss firm’s utility customers can use the telco’s IoT services and access...

Hitachi ABB and Zenobe team up to enable battery-powered trains

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has teamed up with battery storage outfit Zenobe to use battery power to energise overhead lines at train depots and...

Can next generation UPS increase resilience through modularity?

https://youtu.be/NuWSInqqUCg A flexible and truly modular approach to Uninterruptible Power Supplies has never been more important. With the increasing digitalisation of industry – combined with the...

Keeping critical services connected – Sierra Wireless AirLink RV55 promo offer

In support of current restrictions, Linkwave is offering the Sierra Wireless AirLink RV55 at a promotional price to help keep critical services connected. See...

Shaping the future of utilities with intelligent automation

More energy companies are turning to automation technology. But it's critical to start off on the right track. Blue Prism Cloud has a free...

Why lead acid trumps lithium for data centre batteries

https://youtu.be/Ws0O__5TYJc Lithium ion batteries may be gaining traction in the automotive world, but for datacenters, advanced lead acid technology can deliver lower costs – even...

Data centres: Choose a more sustainable battery

https://youtu.be/M08wTw_-bZk Data centres are under increasing pressure to reduce energy and carbon. While many of the world’s largest operators are building and funding their own...