Monday, December 5, 2022

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...

Data centre virtualisation and cloud computing can play a pivotal role in power sector...

A new report from power market analytics firm Aurora Energy Research suggests that increased deployment of (and continued improvements in) virtualisation technology could reduce...

Metal recycling group unveils new hybrid material handler at Liverpool Alexandra Docks

Giant material handler will help site meet 2040 net-zero sustainability target EMR (formerly European Metals Recycling) has introduced its first electrically-enabled material handler in the...

Revolutionary smart substation trial to spearhead Net Zero

Smart electricity substations that speak to each other using the 5G network could hold one of the keys to enabling the Net Zero revolution. Distribution...

UK Energy Institute awards recognise energy sector’s ‘indispensable contribution’

The annual ceremony of the EI Awards 2020 took place on 26 November, with an aim to celebrate the most innovative people and projects...

On track for net zero? Observers respond to the UK government’s ten-point green plan

Commentators in the environmental sphere seemed to broadly welcome the UK government’s “Ten-Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution”, unveiled on 18 November, although...

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...

Siemens publishes advice for businesses on steps to decarbonise

Businesses who fail to act on decarbonisation risk exposing themselves to potential risks from policy-driven increased operating costs, increased energy costs or increased compliance...
ice cream

Sponsored content: Green chiller is cool choice

Food industry equipment firm GEA has clinched a contract to supply a new, environmentally friendly refrigeration system – which will be Scotland’s first large-scale plant combining biomass heat and absorption chilling – at one of Britain’s leading ice cream producers.
Grundfos MAGNA3

Sponsored content: Hospital targets energy savings

So much is written about hospital waiting times and the many pressures that the health services are under, it is very easy to overlook the fact that there are also many positive activities taking place.

UK’s largest battery ready to help balance the grid

Edinburgh based Flexitricity is optimising the Gresham House c.50MW / 75MWh battery, located in Thurcroft, South Yorkshire, generating revenue for the site while helping...

SET awards honour five start-ups in the fields of climate protection and energy transition

An award partly administered by the German Energy Agency (dena), the international Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Award 2020 recognises "the most innovative and...

Energy storage firm partners with BMW for EV battery second use

Energy storage systems manufacturer Off Grid Energy has announced a new partnership with BMW Group UK to create a sustainable, second-life solution for BMW...

Dutch city goes smart with energy management IoT solution

The City of Arnhem has selected an open-source IoT solution from OpenRemote to develop an intelligent energy management system using advanced IoT technology. The...

Energy storage key to net zero ambitions, says conference speaker

The Ffestiniog scheme in North Wales: Pumped storage can resolve a perceived conflict between boosting economic activity and encouraging a sustainable green agenda, said...

Firms demonstrate inductive energy harvesting

Two French firms have developed an innovative energy harvesting platform that is based on induction. The technology – the fruit of a collaboration between...

Analysis points to role for AI in advancing the transition to greener energy

Artificial intelligence (AI) has already arrived in some areas of the energy industry and has the potential to further advance the integrated energy transition...

“Brilliant news for Britain”: Planning laws will expedite energy storage construction projects

On 14 July the Government announced that planning laws would be relaxed to allow large energy storage units to be built more quickly. Battery investment...

New research reveals smart homes can flatten peak demand

Mass adoption of solar, battery storage and intelligent controls would improve grid resilience, cut carbon and reduce energy bills New research undertaken by Loughborough University...
Blue motor

Sponsored Content: Energy saving motors to appear at MACH event

Leading mechanical equipment manufacturer, WEG, will exhibit its extensive range of motors, drives and soft starters at MACH 2020 in Hall 7, booth 727. As the UK’s largest manufacturing show, MACH is held at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham from Monday April 20 to Saturday April 25, 2020.