Octopus Energy says Hola to Spanish energy market!

The company has acquired green energy startup Umeme and has committed to investing up to £60 million in its Spanish expansion

Enel to buy 527MW of hydro capacity for €1bn

The company will acquire the assets from the Italian renewable energy group ERG

US installed 26GW of new clean power in 2020

US wind, utility solar and battery storage power capacity has now topped 170GW, according to a new report

SSE to sell its stake in Scotia Gas Networks for £1.2bn

Its 33.3% stake will be acquired by a Canadian consortium

Energy transition may come from space!

IRENA and the European Space Agency will work together to develop a roadmap on the use of space data for the greening of the energy sector

RWE starts work on 117MW battery storage facility in Germany

The system will be virtually coupled with the energy company’s run-of-river power stations, which will boost the capacity of the batteries by an additional 15%

bp and EnBW submit £10bn bid to ‘accelerate Scotland’s energy transition’

The bid is for a 2.9GW offshore wind farm, as well as the installation of EV charging infrastructure and other clean technologies

Masdar bags 440MW solar PV deal in Uzbekistan

Nearly $300m will be spent on the development of two solar PV projects with a combined capacity of 220MW

Could electric BMWs stabilise the grid?

EV batteries will become energy storage units to deliver electricity to the grid when needed in a pilot research project

Yorkshire goes big on hydrogen storage

SSE Thermal and Equinor has unveiled plans to upgrade their existing Aldbrough gas storage facility on the East Yorkshire coast to store hydrogen