Grid-scale power storage as long as 24 hours “must reach up to 2.5 GWh...

Grid-scale capacity to store electricity for between two and 24 hours will need to rocket up 400 times on current deployments, reaching between 1.5...

Inspired to cut power usage in data server barns

Believed to be guzzling as much as 2% of the entire planet’s electricity now -  and already at 11% in Ireland, - data centres...

Investors’ sun splash for solar, as Octopus, Atrato and NESF flare big cash

Amid finally nippy autumnal weather, solar electricity in the UK today basked under the cool, clear skies of a continuing investment boom. As UK solar...

Bulb’s collapse pushes energy crisis’ UK victims beyond 3.5 million

Today’s collapse of renewables-only energy supplier Bulb with 1.7 million customers – praised by prime minister Johnson as recently as July as “ leading...

Speedster SSE accelerates Net Zero programme, commits £ 12.5 billion by 2026

Generator-retailer SSE pressed its pedal heavily to the environmental metal today, committing £12.5 billion from identified resources by 2026, on the way to attaining...

Orbit Energy heads Ofgem’s hunt for unpaid FiT levies

Ofgem has issued five suppliers with provisional orders compelling them to pay a total of £575,000 now for Feed-in Tariff (FiT) payments outstanding since...

Green hydrogen “cheaper now than grey” say analysts, as Getech eyes Shoreham as H2...

Soaring gas prices have rendered green hydrogen cheaper now in the UK than its grey, methane-based sister, analysts have claimed. London-based consultancy ICIS calculate that...

The Energyst – Latest issue out now

The latest edition of The Energyst is now ready to read today online or via the new Energyst App. The Energyst is now published monthly,...

Windel and Canadian Solar eye a further 1.5 GW of UK battery projects

For the second time in less than a year, British renewables developer Windel Energy and integrated module manufacturer Canadian Solar have teamed up to...

Holyrood consults on green H2, as bank warns world “50% short of electrolyser capacity...

The world will fall short by as much as half in the electrolyser capacity it needs to meet by 2030 the planet's green hydrogen...

Wake up to 8-hour storage: Ceres and RFC enjoy breakfast of (ch)Amps &...

Fuel cell firm Ceres Power this morning teamed up with RFC Power, an Imperial College spin-off, in quest of the world’s most efficient flow...

Construction firm Multiplex to build own UK solar farm for dedicated PPA

International green building contractor Multiplex today pledged itself to the building of a new 15 MWp UK solar farm, as part of its plan...

Manchester and Octopus to create 300 jobs in Carbon Neutral alliance

Greater Manchester today launched its partnership with Octopus Energy, designed to make the city-region carbon neutral by 2038, 12 years ahead of Whitehall’s national...

World’s most powerful turbines could power Vattenfall’s 3.6GW farms in North Sea

With rotors a massive 236 metres in diameter, the world’s biggest wind turbines could be generating power off Norfolk from 2024, if Vattenfall gets...

Holyrood consults on doubling onshore wind by 2030

Scotland’s coalition government is pressing ahead with plans to boost onshore wind generation by as much as 12 GW this decade, adding to the...

Britain “has 40 fossil fuel projects awaiting planners’ approval before 2025”

The UK has a pipeline of at least 40 major projects in oil, gas or coal extraction and refining awaiting planning consent, environmental analysts...

Brighton co-op secures EU cash for SMEs’ solar arrays

Whether "got done" already or only just beginning, the little matter of Brexit has not stopped a far-sighted energy co-operative from offering EU-sourced grants...

Welsh and Scots cities benefit from green marine power, green H2 and green mobility

Three cities outside England may reap rewards from major green developments, under proposals announced coincidentally in recent days. Blue Eden is Swansea's latest £1.7 billion...

Double speed consenting needed, plus taller masts, as UK lags on onshore wind, lobbyists...

Planning consents for onshore wind farms now running at 600MW each year are only half the rate needed to meet scientists’ recommendations, wind lobbyists...

Centrica plugs in for 650MW solar by 2026, as Atrato seeks £150 million

Energy giant Centrica has formed a team to oversee installation by mid-decade of 650MW of solar farms and 300MW of batteries. The UK and continental...