Johnson must lead on carbon behaviour change, say NG-ESO’s Future Energy Scenarios

“Direct changes to consumer behaviour” to be instigated by the Johnson administration are “pivotal” to Britain reaching Net Zero by 2050, the National Grid-ESO...

Octopus eyes £1.3bn of clean power projects, seeks £100 million towards buying them

Asset managers Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) have signalled they’re hitting the acquisition trail again. The company has is seeking a £100 million injection...

On and on and on: Government sets 4-hour challenge in £68 million tech contest...

Imititating the power retaining capabilities at grid scale of a famous rabbit is the goal is the goal for a new engineering endurance contest unveiled...

Stoke planners approve iGas’ geothermal design, offering green warmth ‘for decades to come’

Geothermal heat for Britain’s cities warmed up as a prospect this morning, with developer iGas’ announcement that it had received planning permission for a...

SSE grows profits 4% in lockdown, will boost clean generation 1GW each year till...

Generator and DNO SSE today reported steady-state pre-tax profits up 4% to £1.07bn in the twelve months to April.  Net capex held steady at...

How Can Energy Companies Enable A Risk-Free Transition to Renewable Business?

How Can Energy Companies Enable A Risk-Free Transition to Renewable Business? Climate change is already making its mark on the world. Extreme and unpredictable weather,...

Social Energy receives investment to pursue rapid growth

Renewable energy scale-up Social Energy has received a significant investment in its UK and Australian energy business from fund manager CarVal Investors. The cleantech company...

Redevelopment of former shipyard to support offshore energy

Shepherd Offshore have announced a partnership with North Tyneside Council for the redevelopment of the historic Swan Hunter Shipyard. Shepherd Offshore has become ownership of...
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SSE shrugs off Moody’s negative outlook

SSE has shrugged off a negative note from Moody’s, which yesterday maintained SSE’s Baa1 rating but changed its outlook to negative. Moody's cited higher than...

SMMT reveals sales of EVs storming ahead while manufacturing capacity lags behind

According to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) today, new car registrations in the UK rose for the...

How technology Is helping the oil and gas industry to persist

Once formidable giants with a monopoly on the energy sector, the oil and gas industry is having a bit of an identity crisis. The...

Energyst’s Delivering Net Zero events pushed back to 26-27 May 2021

Energyst Media is moving the Energyst & EV events back to May 2021. It’s not a decision we take lightly. We have been in constant...

PPA platform Zeigo lands £800k funding

Power purchase agreement (PPA) platform Zeigo has secured £800,000 seed funding. The company brings together buyers and sellers of renewable power. It aims to create...

Pennon sells Viridor 

Pennon has agreed to sell waste arm Viridor for £4.2bn to a consortium of buyers advised by Kohl Kravis Roberts (KKR). Planets UK Bidco will...

Centrica’s Mark Futyan to lead Anesco

Centrica's Distributed Power Systems director, Mark Futyan, is to become CEO at solar and storage developer Anesco. He succeeds Kevin Mouatt, who steps down next...

Data centres: Choose a more sustainable battery

https://youtu.be/M08wTw_-bZk Data centres are under increasing pressure to reduce energy and carbon. While many of the world’s largest operators are building and funding their own...

Mitie set to smash EV target, but warns charging lag threatens net zero

Mitie’s electric vehicle rollout continues apace. The firm now has its 250th electric vehicle, a Nissan van, on the road at client Heathrow Airport. However,...

National Trust commits to net zero by 2030

National Trust has committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions across its estate by 2030 – without relying on offsets. The trust will also push...

Energy from waste is changing: Unlock the opportunity

Energy from waste – industry partnerships for heat offtake, private wire agreements and alternative fuels for coal. Opportunities abound… Unlock them at the Energy...