Project launches to build blockchain-based register of energy assets

Electron, National Grid Electricity System Operator, SP Energy Networks and UK Power Networks have teamed up to create the ‘first-of-a-kind’ shared database

Giant power cut in South America leaves 48m without electricity

Electricity failures covered the whole of Argentina and Uruguay, as well as parts of Brazil, Chile and Paraguay

‘International action needed to scale up role of hydrogen’

The International Energy Agency suggests the right policies and support could make the clean gas a key part of a clean and secure energy future

SSE to close its last coal-fired power plant in Cheshire

It is currently consulting with 158 employees at the Fiddler’s Ferry site as well as trade unions

New Jersey plots path to 100% renewable energy by 2050

The US state has announced it aims to deploy 3.5GW of offshore wind and 2GW of storage capacity by 2030

US invests $39m to improve existing coal power stations

Projects aim to improve the efficiency, reliability and flexibility of the nation’s coal-fired fleet

US renewable capacity surpasses coal power for first time

A new report shows there was more biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind capacity installed on the US grid in April than plants set up to burn the fossil fuel

Hydrogen refuelling station in Norway explodes, injuring two

The station in Sandvika, Bærum, ran by Nel Hydrogen’s joint venture Uno-X blew up at 17:30 yesterday – the cause is currently unknown

Millions more households ‘must switch to low carbon heat before 2030’

The Energy Systems Catapult and the Committee on Climate Change say this is vital if the UK is to go net zero by 2050

Norway powers up its largest onshore wind farm

The Roan Wind Farm consists of 71 turbines which are expected to generate around 900GWh of green electricity annually