Friday, May 20, 2022

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...

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...

Turbine’s towering success

AN engineering firm has unveiled its new wind turbine tower, a 20-metre structure manufactured for US business Bergey Windpower. Two towers have been installed on...

Scotland’s marine sector in jeopardy without support

At Scottish Renewables' Marine Conference in Inverness on 13 September, director of policy Jenny Hogan used her opening speech to call for greater clarity...

UK oil and gas sector urged to take advantage of £210bn renewables boom

ORE Catapult highlights opportunities to unlock high growth potential of oil and gas sector suppliers Britain’s world-leading experience in oil and gas could be harnessed...

Micro-hydropower electricity generation could save the water industry millions, says study

New research findings from Bangor University and Trinity College Dublin have highlighted the potential for further cost savings from micro-hydropower. Savings of up to...

Hydro project boosts Bedford Council’s energy saving efforts – earning a major award

Bedford Borough Council has picked up an award at Anglian Water’s second annual 'We Love What You Do' business awards, which recognises companies that...

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...

Tidal energy milestone as turbine sets phenomenal new performance benchmarks

The firm Scotrenewables Tidal Power has set a record with its first 2MW floating tidal stream turbine with the unit clocking up over 3GWh...

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.
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Fish-friendly hydropower coup

OXFORDSHIRE-based Hallidays Hydropower was recently commissioned to undertake the three-month installation of an Archimedes Screw at the Old Swan & Minster Mill, a hotel...
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Grid-connected project makes waves for tidal power in Wales

WALES’ first full-scale tidal energy generator was unveiled on 7 August at Pembroke Port by The First Minister of Wales, Carwyn Jones. The DeltaStream device...

Shortlist for Scottish Green Energy Awards sees tidal, hydro, heat and more vie for...

Finalists announced on 5 October in 11 categories Gravity, indigenous crofters and in-turbine toilets are all key parts of projects which have been shortlisted for...
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Fortunes ebb and flow for UK tidal power

TIDAL power equipment supplier Atlantis Resources was awarded a £7.5 million two-year contract in late August to support further development of the MeyGen tidal...

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...

Opinion: Better alternatives to hydropower now exist

By Dr Peter Harrop of market intelligence firm IDTechEx Hydropower takes years to install and it can drown vegetation creating years of methane, a potent...

Actuators enable reliable and economical automation at hydroelectric facility

Rotork says its CK Range modular electric valve actuators have provided a reliable and economical automated flow control solution for a hydroelectric generating station...

Lake district spa installs hydropower turbine

Drawing on the natural water supply from a fellside beck, English Lakes Hotels Resorts & Venues has installed a water-fed turbine at its flagship site on Windermere, Low Wood Bay Resort & Spa.

Use pump storage and renewables to fill nuclear gap, says firm responding to BEIS...

BEIS Energy Infrastructure inquiry receives evidence from Scottish company proposing pump storage hydro as “vital enabler” for alternative to failing Government nuclear plans...

The new wave of interest

THE UK Government has launched its £20m scheme that will support two pre-commercial projects to demonstrate the operation of wave and/or tidal devices in...