RWE Renewables’ battery storage powers up in Ireland

It is the first of two battery storage facilities RWE is bringing online in Ireland this year

Iberdrola installs first turbine at 317MW solar-wind project in Australia

The $500m Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park will consist of 50 turbines and nearly 250,000 solar panels in total

Electricity North West unveils £2bn investment plan

It is seeking feedback on plans to increase its investment by 44% between 2023 and 2028 as it aims to reduce the number and duration of power cuts by 20%

Good Energy offers free electricity to EV drivers

The ‘Zap Flash’ tariff will include ‘flash’ windows based on periods when Britain is generating an abundance of solar and wind power

EnergyNest secures €110m for thermal energy storage

The funding will enable the scaling of the deployment of the Norwegian firm’s thermal batteries that are designed to store energy in the form of heat and help decarbonise industrial heat processes

IRENA and China State Grid join forces to advance clean energy transition

The agreement aims to advance the global energy transformation towards a net zero future particularly in developing countries

US awards $5m for next-gen nuclear scientists and engineers

The Department of Energy hopes they can develop innovative solutions to today’s challenges and help meet the ambitious goals of 100% clean electricity by 2035 and net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Statkraft to develop 102MW wind farms in Chile

The Torsa wind project consists of three wind farms with 19 turbines, which will generate enough electricity to power around 100,000 households

Methane reduction technologies offered $35m US funding

Projects that can be replicated easily and commercialised quickly to cut methane accumulation in the atmosphere and mitigate the effects of climate change will be supported

Wessex Water takes full ownership of Albion Water

It has bought the remaining 49% stake in Albion Water, which has sites in Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Essex and Kent, serving around 4,000 customers