D-BEIS frees up £54m for Carbon Capture projects

Innovations to remove greenhouse gases such as CO2 from the air today won a new pot of D-BEIS grants. Priming private investment by initially awarding...

WPD boosts vision for low carbon heat

Western Power Distribution is pushing ahead with its RIIO-ED2 investment plans in what it claims is its most ambitious plan yet to connect households...

Merseyside WTE plant for Eqtec and Anaergia

Hydrogen and biofuels firm Eqtec is partnering up to build a multi-input waste-to-energy plant at Southport’s Hybrid Energy Park, Merseyside. The technology innovators announced this...

Low-carbon avgas maker Velocys heads skywards, via Ohio, Tokyo.. and Humberside

Oxford University spin-off and purger of hydrocarbons from aviation fuel Velocys posted audited full year financial results today.  Doubling net assets, eliminating borrowing, boosting...

HydrogenOne finesses Baltic buy in to world-beating green H2 firm

Clean energy investment fund Hydrogen One Capital Growth has bought in to Estonia. The fund, founded last year with backing from Sir Jim Ratclifffe’s Ineos,...

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,...

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...