Northern Ireland switches on its ‘largest’ energy storage project

The 50MW project is expected to support Northern Ireland’s ambitious 2030 renewable energy targets

SSEN deploys drones to inspect electricity infrastructure

Its partnership with Cyberhawk sees the use of drones to visualise power infrastructure from the rural Cotswolds to the urban areas of West London, without intrusion or inconvenience to customers

Rolls-Royce unveils plans for 16 mini-nuclear plants in the UK

Each compact nuclear power station is predicted to have a total capacity of 440MW, enough to power a city of 450,000 homes for 60 years

Turning up the Heat: The Green Gas Levy

UK gas prices are currently amongst the lowest in Europe. Wholesale prices are highly competitive, taxes are relatively low, and for business users, at least, network costs account for a relatively low proportion of the bill.

Energy-related CO2 emissions in Ireland plunge by 4.5% in 2019

The reduction is claimed to be the biggest yearly fall in emissions from energy use since 2011, at the height of the last recession, according to a new report

Australia’s Victoria to become home of the ‘largest battery in Southern hemisphere’

The 300MW lithium-ion battery is predicted to have enough energy to power half a million homes for one hour

UK-Singapore to collaborate on energy market regulation and clean energy tech deployment

Ofgem and the Energy Market Authority will hold their second bilateral dialogue virtually in the first quarter of 2021

Nearly 30 US states see renewables generate more power than either coal or nuclear

Nationwide, renewables accounted for 20.8% of US electrical generation during the first eight months of 2020, ahead of 19.4% from nuclear and 18.4% from coal

Almost a quarter of Brits ‘concerned they are unable to meet fuel bills this winter’

A new report shows of the poorest English and Welsh households, 40% are worried they wouldn’t be able to pay their gas and electricity bills

‘Unusual lull’ in wind power sparks National Grid energy warning

The Electricity System Operator says low levels of wind, generational outages and the balance of imports and exports are to blame for the impending power shortage