Scanning the storage horizon

Is energy storage the magic bullet needed to realise the potential of renewables? Paul Marsh reports from a panel debate in Edinburgh in October. MATCHING...

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...

All-Energy/Dcarbonise 2024 launches calls for speakers and academic posters

It's the UK’s largest annual renewable and low carbon energy exhibition and conference. The organizers of All Energy (co-located with Dcarbonise), taking place 15-16...
digesters

Designing a modular digester in 3D

A range of turnkey, modular AD systems from SEaB Energy is claimed to lower the barriers to entry for small businesses and farmers who...

AD experts join forces to give operators greater access to viable feedstocks

Two well-known service providers in the anaerobic digestion sector are joining forces with the aim of delivering greater access to rapid, more accurate testing. AD...

Setting the scene for a US offshore wind boom?

Early September appeared to mark important milestones for US adoption of offshore wind as an energy source, with the appearance of the first such...

A tale of two wave generators: Chinese espionage fears fanned

Accusations that China might be pursuing an aggressive industrial espionage strategy against other nations appear to have gained credibility following comments made to the...
A manufacturer of district heating pipe systems has called for an end to the way the Renewables Obligation is incentivising electricity producers to use biomass fuels in inefficient, conventional power stations.

Don’t waste that waste – CPV call for efficiency

A manufacturer of district heating pipe systems has called for an end to the way the Renewables Obligation is incentivising electricity producers to use...

Danish firm trials turning offshore wind turbine foundations into safe havens for corals

An attempt to support coral reefs by growing corals on offshore wind turbine foundations is underway with Danish green energy firm Ørsted. Together with...

Brexit shouldn’t get in way of realising new vision for Scottish renewables industry

In his opening remarks to the Scottish Renewables’ Onshore Wind Conference in Glasgow on Wednesday 29 June, its chief executive Niall Stuart said: “The...

Business rates hike threatens viability of rooftop solar

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has raised the alarm about a possible six- to eightfold rise on business rates for rooftop solar coming into...

Dundee rejects biomass, for now

£325 million proposal to face public enquiry FORTH Energy’s plan to build a £325 million biomass facility in Dundee has been derailed by the City...

Wind-powered isle gets rapid EV chargers

Energy Saving Trust (EST) has recently funded the installation of a tri-rapid charger for electric vehicles (EVs) at car dealership John G Shearers and...

Drill dominion: First ever CfDs awarded for geothermal energy

The first Contracts for Difference (CfD) have been awarded for geothermal energy in what seems to be a major milestone for home-grown power and...

For AD plants, fast construction is now more important than ever

FOLLOWING DECC’s late July announcement of a consultation period on proposed changes to the feed-In tariff accreditation, it seems it will become all the...

Heat network projects highlighted in review of South-East scheme

Over £250 million of funding has been awarded to heat network schemes under the Heat Networks Investment Project (HNIP) since it opened its doors...

“Biomethane the key option to decarbonise heavy vehicles immediately” says trade body in new...

In early June, the Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) launched a Policy Briefing report that it says demonstrates the crucial role biomethane could...

Ten market challenges with scaling renewables identified by new report

Professional services firm KPMG has launched Turning the tide in scaling renewables, described as a comprehensive report which pinpoints 10 pressing challenges defining the...

New year, new savings for solar, as tariffs for grid export return

The Smart Export Guarantee came into force on 1 January, obligating large energy suppliers to offer a tariff to small-scale solar generators who export...