Energy Saving & Storage

Energy Saving.

IMechE calls on Government to support more local energy trials on UK university campuses

University campuses uniquely well suited to these trials Advantages include academic and technical expertise, student support as well as ownership of large areas...

Energy-smart companies are saving millions of dollars while driving down emissions, says report from...

  Smarter energy use has saved companies over US$55 million in the last year alone – boosting the bottom line and increasing competitiveness; Members...

Energy Harvester generates electricity from inside tyres

Technology could remove the need for batteries in automotive applications A new technology that could see tyres generate electricity whilst driving is being developed by...

Households could lose out in energy data revolution, fear UK energy professionals

Professionals working across the UK energy industry have seemingly delivered their verdict on the state of their sector in the Energy Barometer 2019, published...

Outdated grid regulation is standing in the way of the UK’s transition to a...

Governmental policies that provide regulatory certainty are needed to spur private investment in the flexibility technologies required to ease the transition to a high-renewable...

Award recognises smart grid leadership of UK electricity distributor

UK Power Networks has received international recognition for its innovative work including the development of a smart grid. The power company which runs power supplies...

Industry hails strategy for modern digitalised energy system

On 13 June Energy Systems Catapult published a new report by the Energy Data Taskforce which calls for a single data repository on all...

Hydrogen could replace natural gas to heat homes and slash carbon emissions, new report...

Leading UK engineers have assessed the possibility of using hydrogen in place of natural gas in the UK’s gas grid and concluded that there...

Make UK Sustainability report: 71% of companies surveyed reported that the last environmental improvement...

71% of companies surveyed reported that the last environmental improvement they carried out reduced costs Half of respondents said they were taking steps...

10MW energy storage system unveiled on the island of Bermuda

Turnkey project includes 10 MW power energy storage system (ESS) comprising lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries, power conversion and ancillary equipment. Battery firm...

UK supermarket chain to introduce ‘invisible door’

Waitrose & Partners is to introduce an ‘invisible door’ that has the potential to save British retailers a combined £1.5bn per year by reducing...

Use pump storage and renewables to fill nuclear gap, says firm responding to BEIS...

BEIS Energy Infrastructure inquiry receives evidence from Scottish company proposing pump storage hydro as “vital enabler” for alternative to failing Government nuclear plans...

Top energy-transition start-ups listed by German competition hosts

The "Start Up Energy Transition (SET)" initiative has published its 'top 100' list (#SET100) of international start-ups in the area of energy transition. The...

Zero carbon business centre is the first Passivhaus Plus certified development in the UK

The Perch Eco Business Centre Bicester, developed by Cherwell District Council and supported by European Regional Development Funding, is a vibrant new workplace in...

National Grid says “distributed resource desk” will give a big boost to smaller generators

National Grid’s electricity control room introduced a new ‘Distributed Resource’ Desk on 23 January that enables power system engineers to give instructions much faster...

New guide will help organisations reduce emissions and achieve international targets, says IChemE Energy...

The Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) Energy Centre has launched a good practice guide in energy and resource efficiency that it says will help...

Borders wastewater site celebrates green energy milestone

A wastewater treatment works in the Borders has become one of Scottish Water’s most self-sufficient energy sites. Galafoot Waste Water Treatment Plant in Galashiels now...

Firm secures partnership with Northumbrian Water to pilot use of large scale battery storage

The batteries are ‘second life’ li-ion units recovered from Renault electric vehicles Energy storage expert Argonaut Power has partnered with Northumbrian Water (NWL) to...

Paper highlights pumped storage potential and positions the technology in the intermittency debate

A technology in which Scotland is well-placed to create massive carbon savings and cut energy bills has been highlighted in a discussion paper produced...

New guides tap into growth of innovative power deals for UK firms

The world’s most iconic businesses – Microsoft, Nestle and Amazon, among many others in 75 countries – are already buying renewable energy direct from...
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