Balmoral Comtec scoops contract for Hornsea 3’s 400 cable protectors

Aberdeen-based Balmoral Comtec has won a contract of undisclosed value to supply 400 cable protection systems to Ørsted for its Hornsea 3 project, located...

E.ON ex-boss takes over at Energy Systems Catapult

Dr Tony Cocker, former CEO of E.ON UK, has been appointed the new chair of Energy Systems Catapult, the independent research body tasked to...

Weather makers: offshore promoters eye fair winds for supply chain

Wind energy representatives & the government agencies who licence turbines moored in or floating above Britain’s briny have unveiled details of how to triple...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Supplier heeds noble call to recycle argon for Indian solar mega-plant

Surrey start-up Gas Recovery & Recycle Ltd ( GR2L) has had its hopes of success inflated by a £4 million deal struck to export...

Brum, brum: Birmingham colleges gets £1.2m to spark up new automotive battery skills

A £1.2 million grant from public sector tech angels Innovate UK has left University College Birmingham leading a West Midlands partnership, aimed at delivering...

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...

Whisky stiffens “second life” spinning of rare metals from retired turbines

Scots researchers believe they've mapped a way to recover rare metals vital to rebuild and replace ageing wind turbines.  Stereotypically enough, whisky plays a...

Good Energy wades into row over EUA “lobbying to slow heat pumps“

A major all-renewables supplier has stepped into allegations that trade body the Energy & Utilities Alliance has been influencing ministers to delay Britain’s rollout...

Thanks a £ million: Power Roll gets Durham’s & EU’s cash to boost thin-film...

Sunderland-based solar electricity innovators Power Roll today benefit from a £1 million cash injection to expand production of their light, flexible thin film, billed...

Nuke sludge sucker passes first test, preps for deployment

A pioneering new technique to remove sludge from nuclear fuel ponds has been successfully trialled at one of the UK’s largest wet test facilities. The...

Industrial heat pumpers Futraheat raise glass to £1.5 million, eye up brewery trial

London-based industrial clean heat start-up Futraheat has closed a £1.5 million investment round led by green investors Clean Growth Fund.  A brewery trial of...