Mega solar farm in Morocco to power 7 million heat pumps in UK

Energy technology firm Octopus Energy Group has entered a financial and strategic partnership with Xlinks, a company building a subsea power cable to deliver...

Liquid air: A cool option for energy storage?

Liquid Air Energy Storage (LAES) uses electricity to cool air until it liquefies, so it can be stored until an opportune moment arrives when...

100-MW green hydrogen facility to be built at Port of Felixstowe

Scottish Power has announced (8 August) plans to build a 100-MW green hydrogen production facility at the Port of Felixstowe, on the Suffolk coast....

Scottish Green Energy Awards return to Edinburgh in December

This year’s event will return as an in-person awards ceremony which will comply with the latest government guidelines to ensure the health and safety of guests.

Fivefold rise in smart meter data, and what to do with it

A 500% increase in data traffic from smart meters is predicted over the next four years, according to the Data Communications Company (DCC), the...

Swappable car batteries could accelerate UK’s transition to electric vehicles

A new paper "Battery-as-a-Service: an underexplored opportunity?" makes the case for why switching the UK electric vehicle (EV) model to Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS), could cut...

Funding awarded for heat pump projects in several UK cities

Following the publication of the Heat and Buildings Strategy, funding awards were announced on 6 January for a suite of low carbon heat network...

Using wastewater to create hydrogen and oxygen

East Lothian-based Logan Energy is supplying and installing an electrolyser at a wastewater treatment plant in Cambridgeshire as part of a novel initiative being...

Heating industry agree hydrogen appliance labels

Perhaps a marker of progress towards decarbonising the domestic use of gas, using hydrogen, the Heating and Hotwater Industry Council (HHIC) - a membership...

Funding award for 28-year old Danish researcher’s green hydrogen breakthrough

A young Danish researcher has seemingly succeeded in developing a technology that will reduce the costs of getting wind power into the tanks of...

Green hydrogen retrofit aims to demo marine decarbonisation

A retro-fit green hydrogen vessel is being used in a demonstration of zero-emission marine technology, in the Tees Valley, in an apparent UK first....

$10 billion Namibian hydrogen project selects developer for locomotive

Namibian-headquartered Hyphen Hydrogen Energy (Hyphen) says it is making positive progress on its discussions with the Namibian Government as it moves towards signature of...

Britain’s gas grid to be ready to deliver hydrogen across the country from 2023

Britain’s gas grid is seemingly set to be ready to start to blending hydrogen around the country from next year, helping provide families with...

UK must ‘fundamentally rethink’ future of cities, says study

Britain’s cities need urgent transformation in the next decade and beyond if the country is to meet its 2050 net zero targets and create...

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...

Water industry event discusses opportunity for hydrogen

Green hydrogen - and how the water sector can engage with this ‘green, clean fuel source’ - was the focus of a recent webinar...

Follow four steps for successful AD plant design

From developing a small-scale on-farm digester to a large biomethane facility, embarking on a new anaerobic digestion project can be a daunting prospect....

Lancashire County Council partners trial hydrogen-powered fuel cell generator

Lancashire County Council’s delivery partner, Costain, and hydrogen industry start-up, Hydrologiq, have successfully trialled the use of a hydrogen-powered fuel cell generator at the...

Energy Price Guarantee could cost the Government between £72bn – £140bn

Modelling from energy market expert Cornwall Insight has forecast the two-year cost of the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG) to be between £72bn in the...

Storage horizons: more battery systems needed

UK Government must spend £20bn on energy battery storage to meet 2030 renewables targets Modelling from energy consultancy Cornwall Insight on the UK's Power Market...