India’s ‘first’ solar-wind hybrid project goes live

A solar farm has been added to an existing wind site in the state of Karnataka

Ørsted charges ahead with UK battery storage project

It is the company’s first venture into large-scale storage

US hots up with $14.5m geothermal funding

The country currently has an installed geothermal capacity of more than 3.8GW

UK consults on interoperability of first generation smart meters

Currently, consumers may lose the smart services provided by the technology when they switch to a different supplier

UK has been running without coal for three days

The coal-free period started on Saturday, 21st April at 10am and passed the 72-hour mark this morning

GE to take giant offshore turbine for spin at UK test centre

Its new Haliade-X 12MW turbine will undergo advanced tests at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s facility in Northumberland

Utilita Energy files for judicial review into smart meter rollout

The government extended the date from July to October 2018 but the energy firm said it “repeatedly urged BEIS” to push the deadline for SMETS1 meters to at least 2020

Businesses offered £30m for low emission vehicle tech

They could receive up to 70% of the project costs

Work starts on ‘world’s largest’ hydrogen pilot facility

The EU-funded flagship project will have a capacity of 6MW and be fully operational by spring 2019

‘Journey to Mars will change how we live on Earth’

Mars One CEO Bas Lansdorp thinks it will help people appreciate Earth more and introduce useful new technologies