UK energy
UK ‘must invest in clean domestic energy rather than imports’

That’s the verdict from GMB Union, which says relying on other nations for power is a risk to energy security

Hydrogen molecules
Germany gases towards new power-to-hydrogen facility

The firms involved say converting electricity to hydrogen makes it much easier to store and transport

Gamification
Could video gaming take grid balancing to the next level?

Northern Powergrid stresses balancing supply and demand is to become increasingly important

EU agrees stricter rules for Russia-Germany gas pipeline

Under the amended rules, pipelines to and from third countries cannot be directly owned by gas suppliers

Battery storage
Good Energy partners up to boost battery solutions for businesses

It will work with renewable energy engineering firms BELECTRIC and Powerstar to develop new technologies

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US power sector cuts carbon intensity through 2018

A new report suggests this is due to cleaner electricity generation and energy efficiency improvements.

Nuclear fusion
First Light Fusion finishes latest nuclear energy machine

The University of Oxford-linked company’s Machine 3 has now been fully commissioned

Preferred bidder to manage £400m charging infrastructure fund

Subject to negotiations, the fund is expected to be launched in Spring 2019

Sun shines on giant new £780m solar farm in Japan

It consists of 900,000 panels, which are expected to generate enough power for 80,000 homes

BP starts producing gas from major field in Egypt

The second stage of its West Nile Delta development is producing around 400m cubic feet of gas per day