Google spin-off Malta raises $50m for long duration energy storage system

Its system can provide a daily or weekly load cycle by efficiently storing up to 200 hours of energy storage, though early systems will focus on current market applications in need of 10 to 12-hour durations

District heat network in Leeds secures £4.2m

West Yorkshire Combined Authority has approved almost £4.2 million to improve the Leeds District Heat Network. The £21.6 million Leeds District Heat Network scheme involves the construction of 4.5 kilometres of insulated underground pipework, connecting the city’s recycling and energy recovery facility. Heat generated at the plant will be piped directly into resident’s homes, helping […]

Heat innovation winners unveiled

The winners of a competition aimed at driving down energy bills and boosting low carbon heat supplies in the UK have been unveiled. Energy Secretary Ed Davey made the announcement at the Association for Decentralised Energy’s Parliamentary Reception yesterday. The 17 projects will share a £1 million fund to carry out feasibility studies, following which […]