28 Jun 2022
100 MWh Energy Storage System to Help UK on Path Towards Net Zero
The technology group Wärtsilä will partner with low carbon energy company SSE to deliver a 50 MW / 100 MWh energy storage system in Salisbury, Wiltshire. The battery will be the first connected directly to the transmission network by SSE's new solar and battery division and will support access to clean, reliable energy by balancing the intermittency of renewables.
3 Nov 2021
Eni Strengthens its Presence in the UK Offshore Wind Market
Eni acquires a 20% stake in the UK Dogger Bank C project, the third phase of the world largest offshore wind farm currently under construction, set to generate around 18 TWh per year.
9 Jun 2021
Fifth Chinese Member Company Joins Global Wind Organisation
Fast growing Chinese wind turbine manufacturer CRRC Zhuzhou Institute Co Ltd has now joined Global Wind Organisation, becoming part of a global network of stakeholders driving standards for safety.
18 Jan 2021
Acquisition of Interest in Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm UK
The Board of TRIG is pleased to announce that the Company has exchanged contracts to acquire an equity interest of 17.5% in Beatrice offshore wind farm from Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners.
28 Dec 2020
First 14-MW Turbine Delivered to World's Largest Off-Shore Wind Farm
At 3.6GW Dogger Bank will be the largest wind farm in the world, capable of generating enough renewable power to provide around 5% of the UK's electricity demand. It is being built in three 1.2GW phases; Dogger Bank A, B and C.
17 Nov 2020
Royal HaskoningDHV Leads North Falls Offshore Wind Farm EIA and HRA
Royal HaskoningDHV has been appointed by North Falls Offshore Wind to provide Environmental Impact Assessment services in support of the Development Consent Order application. The project is a proposed extension to Greater Gabbard wind farm in the southern North Sea.
14 Aug 2020
London Bus Garage Becomes World's Largest Vehicle-to-Grid Site
A North London bus garage is set to become a 'virtual power station', generating electricity from buses when not in use. Following a transformation to garage nearly 100 new zero-emission electric buses, Northumberland Park is now one of the biggest electric bus facilities in Europe. The project, called Bus2Grid, is believed to be the world's largest vehicle-to-grid trial site.
28 Jan 2020
Construction on World's Largest Offshore Wind Farm has Begun
Construction on the world's largest offshore wind farm has taken place this week near the coastal village of Ulrome, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
2 Jan 2020
Ampcera Inc. is a U.S.-based company in the development and commercialisation of solid-state electrolyte materials for high performance lithium batteries and their upstream & downstream industries.
2 Oct 2019
Tidal energy company applies to provide clean, predictable power
Nova Innovation has applied to develop a tidal energy array in Petit Passage, in the Bay of Fundy area of Nova Scotia.
17 May 2019
Scotland's biggest offshore wind farm complete
Each of the 84 turbines, at 188m from sea level to blade tip, stands taller than the London Eye and Beatrice is the largest offshore wind farm in the world to use jacket foundations. These jackets weigh around 1,000 tonnes each and are the deepest water fixed foundations of any wind farm in the world, installed in water depths of over 56m.
21 Feb 2019
Highlighting new materials for solid state electrolytes
As part of the report Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2019-2029: Technologies, Patents and Forecasts, IDTechEx undertook an analysis of the patent landscape of solid state electrolytes (SSE). Within this premium article, a highlight of the results of this analysis are shared and discussed.
30 Oct 2018
Landmark decision affects over 8000 hectares of croft land in Shetland
Scottish law firm and its client have achieved a landmark decision in the development of one of the UK's largest wind farms on croft land.
17 Jan 2018
UK Power Networks and Open Utility to trial energy trading platform
The UK's largest electricity distribution network, UK Power Networks, has partnered with software company Open Utility to develop and trial a groundbreaking online marketplace for local flexibility that will enable more low carbon energy into people's homes at lower cost.
29 Jun 2016
redT is a company listed on the London Stock Exchange that has spent the last 15 years developing a vanadium redox flow battery for stationary applications. They claim a competitive price per kWh as well as an easy integration thanks to their plug and play technology.
25 Aug 2015
Going solid-state could make batteries safer and longer-lasting
Researchers have developed a new approach to one of the three basic components of batteries, the electrolyte.
18 Mar 2015
A better method for making perovskite solar cells
Research has revealed a new way to make light-absorbing perovskite films for use in solar cells.
4 Nov 2014
Haydale acquires EPL Composite Solutions Ltd
Haydale acquires EPL Composite Solutions Ltd to advance graphene commercialisation capabilities.
31 Jan 2014
World's most demanding electric bus route
Baroness Kramer, the UK's Minister of State for Transport, has officially launched an all-electric bus route that will test whether electric buses can perform on a par with their diesel counterparts in a real-world operational environment.
15 Dec 2010
Intelligent Energy's joint venture secures 3.7million investment
Fuel cell combined heat and power joint venture secures further £3.7million investment