Government backs ‘Europe’s first’ geothermal lithium recovery plant in Cornwall

The project aims to help the area become the principal lithium battery hub for the UK

Vestas reaches milestone of 100GW of wind turbines

Based on the global average of electricity usage, 100GW of wind capacity can help save around 134 million tonnes of CO2 annually

GRIDSERVE buys subsidy-free solar and battery project from Anesco

The Clayhill plant has a total solar capacity of 10MW and a 6MW energy storage facility

Jacobs selected to help build new type of nuclear reactor

Moltex Energy’s Stable Salt Reactor is designed to burn processed spent fuel pellets which would otherwise have to be stored as radioactive waste

UK households to be paid for supplying excess power to grid

Some households in South London, Hertfordshire and Kent are set to receive an annual payment of £125 for participating in a joint project launched by Social Energy and UK Power Networks

Spanish Government announces €316m boost for renewables

Funds will prioritise projects located in areas where coal plants have been closed

Sweden moves one step closer to green steel

Energy firm Vattenfall, steel company SSAB and mining group LKAB are working on a project which aims to deliver the ‘world’s first’ fossil-free iron ore pellets

Global offshore wind capacity ‘to surge to more than 234GW by 2030’

China installed the greatest amount of new offshore wind capacity, followed by the UK and Germany

New £20m project to support research into safe nuclear waste disposal

The Radioactive Waste Management Research Support Office will provide independent evidence-based research to underpin the development of a geological disposal facility in the UK

Hydrogen and biomethane pipe upgrade project set to slash UK’s grid emissions

Hydrogen and biomethane gas pipelines will replace old iron ones leading to a reduction, which is estimated to be equivalent to taking half a million cars off the road