EU lends €250m for fusion energy research in Italy

Around 1,500 scientists and technicians will be involved in the project

Power cuts – don’t get left in the dark

On the 9th August, a significant power cut across the UK caused 300,000 homes and businesses to lose power, affecting a total of 1 million people.
The National Grid worked quickly to fix the issue and are investigating its cause, but it left many businesses wondering: could this happen again?

Nissan and EDF team up to drive smart EV charging

They are offering a new package of both an EV and vehicle-to-grid charging, with the aim of reducing the total cost of ownership for businesses

US invests $110m in carbon capture, utilisation and storage

CCUS is an alternative option to help reduce carbon emissions from fossil fuel power plants and other industrial energy sources

Guest Blog: Duncan Everett – How will we get people to engage with this new AI technology?

Not with a carrot or a stick. The best new tech sneaks up on you, and before you know it you cannot even remember life without it. When we talk about AI, we paint it as disruptive, it is, but this doesn’t mean it is destructive.

New £22m fusion energy research facility to open in Yorkshire

The UK Atomic Energy Agency will work with industrial partners to put the UK in a strong position to commercialise nuclear fusion as a major source of low carbon electricity

Fusion ‘means gas will no longer be needed by the 2030s’

That’s the forecast made by Nicholas Hawker, Co-Founder and CEO of First Light Fusion, who spoke to ELN last week

Government considers extending smart meter deadline to 2024

The move would give suppliers until 2024 to install the devices in 30 million homes and businesses across the UK

Cutting road transport emissions ‘remains a significant challenge’

The Office for National Statistics says greenhouse gas emissions from the sector still made up around a fifth of the UK’s total emissions in 2017

Number of EVs on UK roads soars to nearly 200k

A new report from Compare The Market shows this figure totalled just more than 6,000 only eight years ago