Blockchain deal
OVO Energy invests in blockchain firm Electron

The energy supplier bought the minority stake through its Kaluza subsidiary

Wind energy deal
Foresight Group buys 50MW of German wind

In partnership with Korea Investment & Securities, the investment manager bought the wind resources from wpd

Drax completes £702m deal with Iberdrola

The firm has bought the Spanish Energy company’s portfolio of flexible, low carbon and renewable assets

Hitachi signs deal to acquire ABB’s power grids business

The technology firm will initially acquire an 80.1% stake of the unit

Merlin Entertainment buys a ticket for renewable future

Ecotricity will provide the company’s sites with electricity generated from wind and solar sources

UK and European businesses call for energy-considerate Brexit

Organisations say leaders must ensure leaving the EU does not harm climate progress or result in higher bills

Siemens and PowerCell sign MoU for marine fuel cells

The firms plan to jointly develop a hydrogen-powered drive system for large ships to use

Shell enters the domestic energy market

Shell has entered the UK’s domestic energy market with the purchase of independent supplier First Utility. The energy giant says the move will allow more innovative services for customers to be developed and allow the company to expand its business into the steadily growing residential sector. Mark Gainsborough, Shell’s Executive Vice President of New Energies, […]

Contract signed for first UK-Denmark electricity link

Plans to build the first electricity interconnector between the UK and Denmark moved forward as a new contract was signed in London today. National Grid signed a co-operation agreement with – the owner of the main electricity and natural gas grids in Denmark – for an electricity link between the two countries. The two […]

UK and China join forces for low carbon growth

The UK Government has pledged to continue co-operation with China to promote low carbon development and energy efficient technologies. Energy Minister Greg Barker and Zhu Xiaodan, the Governor of Guangdong – located on the South China Sea coast – signed a joint agreement during a meeting at Lancaster House in London. It included plans to […]