UK nears approval for Drax’s carbon capture project

Drax’s subsidies are expected to be extended for three years, pending approval of a multi-billion-pound carbon capture project at its biomass plant

Giant battery comes online at Sheffield biomass plant

  The installation and grid connection of a 10MW battery at a biomass plant near Sheffield has been completed. The lithium-ion battery is housed in four 40ft long shipping containers at the Blackburn Meadows biomass plant. It holds the same amount of energy as 500,000 mobile phone batteries. E.ON’s project was successful in National Grid’s […]

£70m biomass plant delayed to improve sustainability

Construction of a £70 million biomass plant in Greater Manchester has been delayed in order to improve its sustainability. The Barton Renewable Energy Plant, being constructed by Peel Energy will have a capacity of 20MW of electricity and generate power equivalent to the annual electricity of roughly 37,000 homes. It would also have the capacity […]