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...

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...

Hot and hotter! Pump startup seeks partner, deploying high temperature heat to industry

Industrial heat pump startup Futraheat has secured £689,000 from Innovate UK to develop and deploy a commercial heat pump to deliver low CO2, high...

Carlton’s & Schroders’ £200 m hydrogen bid glows green for gas’s prospects

A £ 200 million joint venture announced today in green hydrogen testifies to the low-carbon gas’ future as an industrial mainstay and low-carbon substitute. Developers...

Campaigners secure High Court hearing against Whitehaven coal mine

Friends of the Earth and a Cumbrian environmental group have been granted a court hearing to challenge the government’s planning permit for Britain’s first...

To Shetland & beyond: tidal power may make oxygen for islands’ space probes

Rockets from Shetland’s new SaxaVord Space Centre may be powered by locally produced green gases. Tidal power developer Nova Innovation is heading a consortium to...

Hydrogen genset firm GeoPura expands with £36m from GM & friends

Hydrogen-fuelled power makers GeoPura have secured £36 million in growth funds from heavyweight investors including Barclays Sustainable Impact Capital and the venture capital arm...

“Red & yellow & pink & green”; Ministers seek to sing hydrogen’s simpler rainbow

Standardising hydrogen’s often confusing palette of colours and sources is the government’s aim in its proposed new certification scheme, announced today. Verifying the sustainability of...
LC Energy: Got wood and boilers

Hello, Columbus: Velocys lifts clean wings towards the Americas

Increasingly globe-spanning aviation-fuel-from-waste provider Velocys is looking to the US and to US project engineers Bechtel Corporation for imminent expansion. A deal with Bechtel, the...

Government finds £102 million at Christmas to prime new nuclear & hydrogen

The Sunak administration today presented early gifts to investors in nuclear power and advanced hydrogen, finding parcels of £77 million and £25 million respectively...

Blue H2’s pipeline puffs to 16GW across UK and Norway, analysts find

Hydrogen’s "blue" variety scrubbed from oil and gas commands a 90:10 capacity lead over its electrolysed, cleaner “green” variant, in the UK and Norway,...
Rolls Royce's vision of how a small nuclear reactor might look. The report acknowledges Rolls Royce's support.

Mini-nukes among winners of £3.3 million more taxpayer cash

Research into advanced modular nuclear reactors is set to progress with a further £3.3 million of government grants. Latest funding for projects under D-BEIS’s Advanced...

Johnson Matthey pump £80 million into Hertfordshire H2 fuel cell factory

Metallurgy and clean tech innovators Johnson Matthey are to build an £80 million plant in Hertfordshire, scaling up production of proton exchange membrane (PEM)...

EQTEC gets Billingham ducks in a row, prepares clients to be billing ‘em

Multi-fuel energy innovators EQTEC have unveiled latest steps in bringing their Teesside mega-plant to fruition. CEO David Palumbo’s enterprise last month announced a partnership intended...

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,...

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...

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...