£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...
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Using Data Loggers to Identify and Evaluate Energy Saving Measures

Data loggers can be a useful tool in providing information to help identify opportunities for energy savings, and for evaluating the performance of any...
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Prize for smart heating system

A smart heating controller that enables households to better regulate energy demand has won the £50,000 Dynamic Demand Challenge run by Nesta. Hestia, a product...

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...

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...

“Remove barriers for energy storage” solar trade body asks

Responding to Ofgem’s call for evidence on A Smart, Flexible Energy System, which closed on 12 January, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has called...

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...

Waste heat reuse and CO2-neutral energy supply concept among winners of German energy efficiency...

Investments in climate protection and energy efficiency are worthwhile, even from an economic point of view - a verdict that appears amply demonstrated by...

Government advisory body says electric vehicle revolution can be a boon to the UK’s...

A Government-backed taskforce bringing together key players in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors says it has demonstrated that an effectively managed integration of...

Assessing the potential of pumped storage

Craig McMaster of water and natural resources specialist MWH explains why additional pumped storage hydropower could help the UK manage the variability of renewables Is...

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...

No need to dump diesel: Report calls for balance when appraising energy supply for...

A new report challenges current perceptions on the use of diesel generators in STOR and related capacity market schemes. Aimed at supporting utilities organisations...

New support to help Scottish firms optimise energy usage

Zero Waste Scotland is calling on Scottish organisations to use less energy and make significant savings on their energy bills with a new package...

Low and zero carbon homes threatened by Government policies, says report

The Government’s ability to meet EU targets for delivering low carbon homes following the Paris international climate change agreement has been challenged by a...
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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

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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Scottish water utility reaches energy self-generation milestone

Scottish Water has reported significant growth in the number of its sites across the country which have become self-sufficient through the use of hydro, wind, solar and waste conversion

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...

Unlocking the energy potential of Scotland’s parks

Research published on 24 February by social enterprise greenspace scotland appears to reveal how the untapped energy potential from Scotland’s parks and green spaces...
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Peter powers over Pavegen pavement tiles

PAVEGEN has had the largest ever installation of its energy-harvesting pavement tiles at the 2013 Paris Marathon. Commissioned by French energy specialists Schneider Electric, lead...