‘Globally significant’ lithium resources found in Cornwall’s geothermal waters

Cornish Lithium says geothermal waters in the south-west of the UK contain some of the world’s highest grades of lithium

Government back local authorities to help kickstart nature recovery

The selected authorities will receive a share of £1 million to identify where nature and wildlife habitats can be restored

Government backs ‘Europe’s first’ geothermal lithium recovery plant in Cornwall

The project aims to help the area become the principal lithium battery hub for the UK

Cornwall Council switches on first smart-grid wind turbine to power more than 1,400 homes with renewables

This turbine claims to be the first of its kind in the UK and is able to make small adjustments to the output in order to support the grid’s stability

Seven million unsold plants ‘could be binned’ because of Coronavirus

Bruce Harnett. Managing Director of Kernock Park Plants spoke to ELN about the waste that will result from the impacts of the pandemic

Thrive Renewables to invest £6.5m in geothermal power plant in Cornwall

The facility aims to supply around 3MW of electricity to National Grid and up to 12MW of renewable heat for local use

Cornwall Local Energy Market reaches ‘flexibility breakthrough’

The local Distribution System Operator and the Transmission System Operator are now able to procure flexibility from homes and businesses simultaneously

New £7.35m fund to support small satellite launch from Cornwall

Access to space is a vital tool for global efforts to tackle climate change

Government sets out £220m plan for all-electric bus town and ‘Superbus’ networks

The all-electric bus town, the location of which is still being discussed, will see an entire city’s buses switched to wireless electric vehicles

Cornwall Council’s climate plan grows roots with £30m forest scheme

The local authority plans to plant thousands of new trees in a bid to tackle climate change