In a ground-breaking move for the UK’s renewables industry, a battery storage unit developed by Anesco has officially become the first battery storage asset to supply electricity to National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism. Breach Farm, a 10MW battery storage site in...
Extending the reach of affordable solar energy will have both environmental and societal benefits says Dr. Geoff J. Nesbitt, CEO, Verditek Clean technology is more than just a ‘greenwash’ that some have accused the e-tech and energy industries of...
A ground-breaking community energy scheme, which enables residents to generate, store and use solar electricity, has been switched on in Nottingham. University of Nottingham-led, the green energy initiative is situated at Trent Basin, a 250-acre brownfield re-development of 500 low-carbon homes under construction...
Energy sector investments in big data technologies have exploded. In fact, according to a study by BDO, the industry’s expenditure on this technology in 2017 has increased by ten times compared to the previous year, with the firm attributing...
The time is now for renewables in emerging markets The world is moving away from using traditional energy sources in favour of renewables. In 2017, the latest International Energy Outlook by the US Energy Information Administration revealed that total global...
Council solar farms & most council rooftop schemes no longer need to depend on national support Councils urged to boost renewables on new homes & offices Top 10 solar investor authorities combined investment tops £80 million Councils developing ‘subsidy-free’ solar farms today A new...
Northumbrian Water is to power all 1,858 of its sites using renewable electricity for the next four years. From April 1 2018, a new green electricity deal will cover everything from the company’s largest treatment works down to its smallest...
By tapping into gravity and the water cycle, humans have long taken advantage of one of Earth’s most efficient and naturally occurring energy sources, water. Today, technology is helping to better manage the process of hydro-electric power production. Here,...
New research challenges European Union policy that wood bioenergy is carbon neutral Wood is increasingly being used to replace coal as a source of electricity generation in many regions such as the European Union, where policymakers have declared it "carbon...
More than half (52%) of UK consumers expect a renewable electricity supplier to send energy direct from wind and solar farms into their homes Research commissioned by Good Energy has shed light on the confusion over what constitutes ‘renewable’ when...