Underground hydrogen storage project boosted with £300k

The UK could see the first of a kind scheme that stores green hydrogen in underground shafts

Joint venture to oversee Germany/UK interconnector

Arup and Fichtner will provide project services to the project that will directly link UK and German electricity grids for the first time

COP26 Live: Fewer than half of Brits know what their cities are doing to reach net zero

Nearly 80% of Brits believe city leaders should have more powers to cut CO2 emissions, according to new research

UK Government appoints Arup to work on carbon-neutral COP26 summit

The company will advise on the event’s energy consumption, travel emissions, catering, waste and transportation

Drilling to begin at UK’s first geothermal power plant

The facility in Cornwall will be capable of supplying up to 3MW of electricity – enough to power around 3,000 homes

Scotland backs wave of innovative projects with £1.4m funding

Three projects will explore structural materials and manufacturing concepts over the next nine months

Global engineering firm to support World Energy Council’s study

The World Energy Council (WEC) has announced a new partnership with an engineering firm. Arup will collaborate with WEC in the ‘World Energy Scenarios’ flagship study, which will be unveiled at the World Energy Congress in Istanbul in October 2016. They will analyse how different key urban drivers will play into different energy scenarios. The WEC […]

Fylde council votes against fracking

The local council in Fylde, Lancashire voted against approving planning applications for fracking at several sites this week. Gas company Cuadrilla Resources wants to extract shale gas at sites including Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood. The final decision will be made by Lancashire County Council. At the hearing Fylde council hearing on Wednesday, Graham Daniels […]

Shale gas firm ramps up with Arup as environmental assessor

UK shale gas driller Cuadrilla Resources is ramping up its activity by appointing engineering firm Arup to run its Environmental Impact Assessments. Cuadrilla is one of two currently exploring in the UK (their drilling rig, pictured) and this marks a surge in development for the firm’s hopes in the UK as yesterday British Gas owner […]

Tate Modern uses waste heat from electricity substation

London’s art gallery Tate Modern (pictured) will soon get its heating and hot water demand from waste heat recovered from an electricity substation. UK Power Networks will use heat recovered as a by-product from its £60 million refurbished electricity substation Bankside. Engineering group Arup, which is also working on the project, claims the system is […]