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UK networks to fuse innovation plans for low-carbon technologies

The UK's energy network firms have teamed up to develop joint proposals to create "exciting opportunities" for smart technologies such as hydrogen and battery storage. The plans, revealed yesterday (31 August), outline how the network operators will develop two...

Report highlights UK’s massive offshore wind energy potential

A report published today shows that the UK can expand its offshore wind capacity to almost five times its current level by 2030, and that the country has the most economically attractive offshore wind resources in Europe. The study, Unleashing Europe’s Offshore Wind...

Welsh battery scheme may aid growth of green energy

One of the UK’s largest battery storage schemes, built next to a windfarm, will offer vital services to the National Grid. Nestling alongside rows of conifers and wind turbines in a Welsh valley, a pioneering project will materialise this summer that could prove a...

New funding announced for UK low carbon vehicle sector

The government has awarded over £78 million of funding to projects related to the development of low carbon vehicles in a further push to grow the UK industry as part of its industrial strategy. Business secretary Greg Clark and transport minister John Hayes unveiled...

Offshore ‘worth billions’ to UK

The UK offshore wind industry could be worth as much as £2.9bn to the country’s economy by 2030, according to a new report by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult. The report – ‘Economic Value of Offshore Wind: Benefits to the UK of Supporting the Industry’ –...

Other funding sought for £2bn biomass plant projects

Orthios remains committed to the developments in Holyhead and Port Talbot, but is seeking alternative funding following termination of funds from Chinese company. The company behind the £2bn biomass project in Wales has terminated a deal with Chinese funders but says...

UK offshore wind power costs tumble 32 per cent in four years

Offshore Wind Energy Catapult report confirms sector costs have fallen below £100/MWh four years ahead of target UK offshore wind power costs have plummeted by almost a third in four years, putting the technology on course to soon be level with the cost of...