Government launches search for locations to home prototype fusion energy plant

The Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production project is targeted for completion by 2040 and will be delivered through the UK Atomic Energy Authority

Scientists develop tech to transform Mars’ salty water into fuel and oxygen

The system creates hydrogen which could be used to fuel the astronauts’ trip home

GE unveils ‘most powerful’ onshore wind turbine

The 6.0-164 turbine is expected to increase annual energy production by up to 11% compared to the previous model

Offshore wind: Government seeks applications from potential port developers

It has launched a formal competitive process to accelerate the development of large-scale manufacturing portside hubs to create the next-generation of offshore wind turbines

New innovation challenge focused on offshore renewable energy launched

Innovators are being sought to identify how marine geospatial data can be used to find suitable sites for offshore wind, tidal and wave energy infrastructure projects

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IRENA and Ocean Energy Europe team up to accelerate tech commercialisation

They intend to promote the right policy incentives and innovative business models in Europe and globally to help boost ocean energy technologies

InterGen gets green light for ‘UK’s largest’ battery project in Essex

The £200m project is expected to provide at least 320MW of capacity, with the potential to expand to 1.3GWh

UK’s investments in fusion energy boosted economy by £1.4bn over last decade

A new study has found that for every £1 invested in the UK Atomic Energy Authority’s fusion research from 2009 and 2019, £4 is generated in return

US awards $35m for development of hydrokinetic turbines

The funding will support 11 projects, which will address remote and utility-scale riverine energy and tidal energy

Innovative graphene-biopolymer ‘could render plastic packaging obsolete’

Toraphene notes the innovative new material is biodegradable, compostable and commercially-viable