Saturday, November 26, 2022

Pre-eminent projects crowned at Scottish Green Energy Awards

More than 1,000 people returned in-person to Edinburgh to see 13 winners announced Director of industry body said shortlist highlighted the “leaps of innovation” of...

Living walls can reduce heat lost from buildings by over 30%, says study

Retrofitting an existing masonry-cavity-walled building with a green or living wall can reduce the amount of heat lost through its structure by more than...

The reasons behind lithium-ion batteries’ rapid cost decline

A new study finds that investments in R&D on materials and chemistry were key, while economies of scale contributed less Lithium-ion batteries, a key...

Partnership aims to build a smart green energy grid in Belgium and Germany

A deal signed at COP26 aims to help Belgium and Germany transition to a smart green grid. The partnership, between Octopus Energy Group’s Kraken...

Collaboration to harness EV batteries to help balance the grid

Partnership will implement "the UK’s biggest Virtual Power Plant" Energy company SSE and electric vehicle (EV) smart charging service provider Jedlix have signed a deal...

Can we hit the 2035 clean electricity target? Experts offer their two cents

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced plans to eliminate fossil fuels from UK electricity production by 2035. Speaking at the conservative conference in Manchester...

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...

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...

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

Keeping the lights on: Ensuring flexibility and stability in the European grid

According to Bloomberg, January 2021 saw the latest in a series of near misses for the European power grid, a sudden drop in...

Cowpat crypto: A sustainable earner?

A firm supplying equipment for crypto mining to renewable generators in the farming sector says it has taken £5 million in sales bookings so...

How energy storage can unlock the potential of renewables

By storing energy we can address the challenge of guaranteeing flexible and reliable supply from weather-dependant energy sources, writes VINCI Energies – cutting bills,...

With 25% of Europe’s greenhouse emissions coming from buildings, scientists suggest fundamental policy changes

To live up to their climate pledge under the Paris agreement, EU lawmakers must ensure all 250 million existing as well as all new...

Report says smart lampposts can assist Covid response and recovery

A new generation of smart lampposts that can read body temperatures and detect overcrowding could stop the spread of Covid-19 and regenerate cities, according...

COVID-19 is the energy sector’s opportunity to become more sustainable, says report

The need to become sustainable is posing "an existential crisis" for the energy industry, according to a new survey into the sustainability of this...

IoT will save 8x the energy it consumes by 2030, says report

By 2030 IoT deployment and its disruption of various industries is expected to save more than eight times the energy it consumes, resulting in...

£1.3 million of new funding for net zero-driven energy data application winners

Close to £1.3 million of new funding across nine new digital energy data projects has been announced by UK Research & Innovataion (UKRI). The...

Researchers aim to reduce carbon footprint of process which feeds 40% of the world

A new research project is setting out to investigate how to make an industrial process which helps feed nearly half the world’s population more...

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...

Energy storage reform needed to meet net-zero, says report

Price floor should fill gap in ‘fragmented’ market Report funded by Scottish Renewables, the British Hydropower Association, Buccleuch, CCSQ, Drax Group, Intelligent Land...