Ofgem tables RIIO-ED2 decisions, draws capex map to 2028 for nets’ upgrades, storage, clean...

Under-fire regulator Ofgem today confirmed RIIO-ED2 investment plans, shaping six DNOs’ capex budgets which will fund upgrades and improvements in 14 local networks up...

Notts ex-coal plant picked for nuke fusion trial

EDF’s former fossil-fuelled power station at West Burton in Nottinghamshire is to host a pilot plant for nuclear fusion. D-BEIS confirmed yesterday that the site,...

“Carbon-extracting” power from BECCS probed by D-BEIS

Energy ministry D-BEIS has today launched a consultation on how Whitehall should support energy generation from biomass feedstocks, while harnessing to CO2 extraction, use and...

£163m Humberside factory to challenge China for magnets and rare earths recovery

Construction has begun of a pioneering British plant designed to wrest control from China of recycling valuable magnetic metals used in EVs and wind...

Powerhouse extends green hydrogen offering to Emerald Isle

Hydrogen-from-dead-plastic innovators Powerhouse Energy have signed an outline deal, extending their world’s first operation from the UK into Ireland. The Merseyside-based, AIM-quoted group told investors...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...