Lightsource BP powers up 2.3MW subsidy-free solar farm

It will provide 30% of the annual electricity needs of NSG Group’s European Technical Centre in Lancashire

Guest Blog: Mark Tarry – The new baseload: renewables + flexibility

The UK has placed itself on a low carbon trajectory, with legally binding climate change targets to reduce greenhouse gases by 80% by 2050.

Next gen innovators invited to design EV charge points of the future

The ‘Eco Innovators’ competition aims to inspire young people to use their creative and engineering skills for public charging points

Electricity pylons
Vattenfall wins first power distribution network contract in the UK

It will own and operate the new network under an agreement with Helvellyn Group

Waste gasification demonstration plant starts producing syngas

Once fully operational, the facility will provide enough electricity to power 2,500 homes

Gravity storage
Concrete giant CEMEX invests in gravity storage tech

CEMEX’s venture capital arm has invested an undisclosed sum in Energy Vault, which uses concrete block towers to store renewable power

Scottish 26.65MW wind farm fully exporting power to the grid

The Bad á Cheò Wind Farm is capable of generating enough electricity to power up to 22,000 average homes a year

Divertor remote handling system
Sunderland-based engineers develop fusion reactor robot

Assystem is developing a machine able to withstand large levels of heat and radiation to remove impurities from plasma and replace components

Final turbine installed at Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm

The Beatrice offshore wind farm is capable of generating enough clean electricity for more than 450,000 homes a year

EU backs battery gigafactory in Sweden

Northvolt’s giant facility will produce 32GWh worth of battery capacity annually once completed