UKPN seeks 250MW of flexible capacity in £50m tender

It is offering contracts up to 2028, covering system needs that will arise during the next electricity network price control period from 2023 to 2028

Metals made from deep-sea rocks ‘could help slash environmental impact of EV batteries’

A study has found producing battery metals from underwater ‘nodules’ can reduce related carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 75% compared to mining operations on land

North London bus garage to become ‘world’s largest V2G site’

The project will feed unused battery charge from nearly 100 electric buses back into the grid

Pay for parking using electricity from EVs at Nissan Pavilion

The 10,000-square-meter facility in Yokohama, Japan is a zero-emission space that has been fitted with solar panels and is supplied with hydroelectric power

Connected Energy wins first order for its next generation second-life energy storage system

Second life battery pioneer, Connected Energy will be installing the first of its new generation of optimised energy storage systems as part of Suffolk County Council’s latest project, The Hold.

Hitachi drives fast low carbon train travel with new battery partnership

The collaboration aims to accelerate the mass production of batteries to provide emission-free power for hundreds of battery trains across the UK

Keep on running – human sweat ‘could be used to power wearable devices’

The innovation which aims to replace electrolytes found in conventional batteries with sweat can be fully charged with as little as 20 microlitres of fluid

Could MRI scans prove the key to developing new battery tech?

The University of Birmingham says the technology will enable faster evaluation of new battery materials and help accelerate commercialisation

Energy storage markets ‘to reach $546bn in annual revenue by 2035’

A new report estimates battery deployment across mobility applications, electronic devices and stationary storage will reach an annual level of 3,046GWh by this time

New battery, heat pumps and green hydrogen ‘can decarbonise industry by 2030’

That’s the suggestion from DNV GL, which forecasts the three “breakthrough technologies” could slash emissions from the energy, transport and heating sectors over the next decade.