Friday, September 24, 2021

Firms win funding for EV battery management advance

A project aims to create new algorithms which will estimate the Remaining Useful Life (RUL) in an Electric Vehicle (EV) battery, with the firms...
Powerplant in Africa

Billions of dollars being used to fund coal power in Africa and Asia

Research published on 16 September highlights the troubling trend of pockets of funders continuing to finance additional coal-fired generation capacity in South Asia and...
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Blend ambition

By publishing a hydrogen strategy on 17 August the UK has joined a club of 30+ other nations who have outlined a policy framework for the renewable fuel, viewed as indispensable to global efforts to prevent temperature rises above 1.5ºC by 2050. A mixed reception seemed apparent from commentators, particularly in relation to ongoing support for blue hydrogen. Envirotec reports.

Academic paper highlights AD’s current and future carbon footprint

Bath University’s recent paper identifies the potential for GHG emissions savings from biogas utilisation In Wiltshire, Malaby Biogas’s Bore Hill Farm Biodigester was the case...

Canadian AI firm selected by UK government to demonstrate emissions-reduction commercial building technology

A Canadian firm with a technology that enables "grid-interactive buildings" has been selected by the UK government to participate in the Tech For Our...

AD trade body responds to IPCC report: UK commitment “needed more than ever ahead...

As the UK prepares to host a critical COP26 and Prime Minister Boris Johnson reflects on a "sobering" Sixth Assessment report by the Inter-Governmental...

Tracking grid stability: $15M fundraiser for tech firm

UK and Finland based grid technology firm Reactive Technologies has completed a $15M fundraiser, its biggest so far, with new investors including BGF, Breakthrough...

Scottish floating offshore wind port cluster could deliver £1.5bn boost

A new independent report commissioned by the Scottish Government and offshore wind industry - and led by Strathclyde University's Professor Sir Jim McDonald -...

Study shows most promising well-to-tank routes for hydrogen

When it comes to decarbonising the UK economy, many suggest the use of hydrogen for hard-to-electrify transport applications as indispensable.

Initiative aims to help northwest SMEs reach net zero

Business groups, local authorities and community organisations have come together to help businesses with simple energy saving tips and the installation of energy efficiency equipment

Big four boiler manufacturers make hydrogen-ready price-promise

A hydrogen-ready boiler will apparently cost no more than its natural gas equivalent as a result of a new price-promise made in late July by the UK’s major boiler manufacturers.

Consultancy will deploy digital service to assess lifespan of offshore wind foundations

Engineering consultancy Arup is deploying a seemingly innovative digital service to monitor the remaining lifespan of offshore wind foundations at the London Array wind farm off the coast of Kent.

Scottish Green Energy Awards return to Edinburgh in December

This year’s event will return as an in-person awards ceremony which will comply with the latest government guidelines to ensure the health and safety of guests.

Whiskey firm fuels transport fleet with biogas made from its own residues

Single-malt Scotch Whiskey maker Glenfiddich has launched a ‘closed loop’ sustainable transport initiative that it claims will make it the first global spirits brand to run its delivery fleet on green biogas made from the residues of its own distilling process.

Improved biogas analysis key to unlocking ROI for anaerobic digestion plants

A more stringent approach to the biogas analysis process has the potential to deliver a step-change in ROI for anaerobic digestion (AD) plants, believes...

Can hiring equipment bridge a skills gap?

The UK skills shortage has been amplified as a result of COVID-19, according to research which has apparently found that site managers are not...

Green light for first hydrogen blending on a public gas network

Winlaton, Gateshead to become "first community to receive hydrogen blend via the public natural gas network" The next phase of a seemingly ground-breaking green energy...

UK announces funding for jet fuel production from household waste and sewage

SAF to be produced across the UK including Tees Valley, Ellesmere Port and Lincolnshire The goal of net zero aviation will be assisted by funding...

Making clean hydrogen from sunlight: Texas group claims important advance

For decades, it has been a grail to use solar power to generate the key reaction for producing hydrogen as a clean energy source...

Researchers discover an inorganic material with the lowest thermal conductivity ever reported

More efficient ways of harnessing energy from waste heat may be on the horizon, following the discovery of a new inorganic material with the...