Shell joins wave power project

Shell has joined the Renewables for Subsea Power project, utilising wave power and subsea energy storage to power equipment off the Orkney coast

UK energy network operators to offer over 700 apprenticeships

The roles range from community-based to administrative positions, encompassing apprentice analysts, engineers and corporate positions

‘UK’s largest’ water-source heat network unveiled

A sustainable garden village in Hampshire, plans the UK’s largest water-source low carbon heating and cooling network

New £4bn utilities frameworks to fast track low carbon projects

SCAPE has introduced two different frameworks offering an accelerated, direct award model to empower utility sector organisations in advancing their low carbon projects across the UK

UK faces urgent call for action on deadly heatwaves

The Environmental Audit Committee has warned that heatwaves could lead to 10,000 annual deaths in the UK, urging immediate government action to implement passive cooling measures and a national retrofit programme

Green boom: Global low carbon energy investment hits record $1.8tn

Global investment in low carbon energy soared by 17% to a record-breaking $1.8 trillion in 2023, with electrified transport outpacing renewable energy as the primary driver, according to a report

Octopus Energy in talks to aid Ukraine’s grid

Octopus is in early talks with Ukraine’s DTEK to collaborate on restoring the country’s electricity infrastructure after Russia’s attacks severely damaged the power grid

UK-France interconnector decision faces delay

The government has delayed a decision on the Aquind Interconnector, an electricity link between England and France, following an intervention by the Ministry of Defence

New Scottish battery aims to slash wasted wind energy

The Kilmarnock South project by Zenobē is predicted to contribute to a saving of up to £1 billion in energy costs for families over the next 15 years

Field acquires 100MW battery sites in Scotland

Renewable energy firm Field has announced the acquisition of Holmston and Drum Farm battery storage systems from RES