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Better the dEUvil you know?

Dr Kerry Ashford, Chief Executive of the National Energy Foundation, offers a few thoughts on the EU referendum and its implications for energy and...

Renewables cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2015, says EEA report

Increasing use of renewables is translating directly into cuts in fossil fuel consumption in Europe, according to a report released on 4 April by...

Public sector can slash its energy bill by looking at lighting, and new courses...

The UK’s public sector is being encouraged to follow in the footsteps of organisations that have seen the light on inefficient lighting as efforts...

Could energy-storage-as-a-service be key to cutting carbon emissions?

Battery storage at a solar farm with switchgear. Energy storage can help mitigate climate change, but it is still on low levels and needs...

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...

World’s largest battery storage facility will power The Red Sea Project with clean energy...

A development on the west coast of Saudi Arabia is to become the world’s largest battery storage facility and is part of an initiative...
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Getting to Net Zero: what happens when the wind stops blowing? New analysis presents...

New analysis by Aurora Energy Research attempts to address some of the quandaries presented by the effort to deliver a net zero energy system

UK to adopt 200MW of energy storage assets to stabilise the grid

Due to the increasing share of renewables in Britain’s generation mix, National Grid will contract 200MW of energy storage assets to stabilise the grid...

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...

Switch to VSD blowers saves 25% energy costs for Scottish wastewater treatment works, says...

By replacing its traditional lobe air blowers with modern variable speed drive (VSD) rotary screw blowers, Scottish Water’s Nigg wastewater treatment works now achieves...
The insistence on blemish-free produce leads to unnecessary waste.

Much to chew on at cleantech panel session

A panel of experts gathered in Edinburgh in December to discuss the topic "Cleantech: The key ingredient for a sustainable food and drink industry?"...

Shredder investment reduces fuel consumption by 60% at Waste to Energy plant

Construction and commercial waste management specialist Rabbit Waste Management has more than halved the energy required to power its shredding line, resulting in cost...

There can be no net zero without energy storage, CEO tells Glasgow conference

Mark Wilson, CEO of Intelligent Land Investments, told a conference of the British Hydropower Association in Glasgow on 24 November that while the current energy...

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...

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...
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Technology experts answer questions on the energy crisis

A debate hosted by the IMechE in Glasgow on 17 April brought together a panel of experts from the renewables and power engineering worlds...

UK fusion partnership aims to accelerate net zero progress

A memorandum of understanding was signed on 30 March between The University of Manchester and the UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA), intended to kick...

Thermal maps highlight heat loss from Shropshire homes and businesses

A night time thermal imaging project is helping Shropshire Council improve energy efficiency and affordable warmth levels for residents and businesses across the county....

US retail giant signs energy storage deal

San Francisco-based startup Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) has been selected by Walmart to install its advanced energy storage systems at a number of the...

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...