RWE launches research into the salty storage of green electricity

The project could see underground caverns store several GWh of electricity from renewable sources

Uniper partners with GE to decarbonise gas plants in Europe

They have signed an agreement to explore, assess and develop technology options and produce a detailed decarbonisation roadmap by early 2021

UK energy firm InfraStrata rescues historic Titanic shipyard

The Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast went into administration in August, putting 120 jobs at risk

Winter is Coming – What Energy Users Can Expect

The start of the winter energy season is less than two weeks away and with it comes enhanced volatility.

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Are salt caverns the key to gas storage?

Engie subsidiary Storengy will complete the final five of 20 salt caverns in Cheshire this year

Gateshead site recommended for location of new hydrogen-storage facility

A Gateshead site has been recommended for the location of a new hydrogen-storage facility in the UK. Clean energy and fuel company ITM Power and distributor Northern Gas Networks have concluded their Large-Scale Power-to-Gas Energy Storage Deployment Study and found four locations suitable for a demonstration facility for the technology. Of the four locations, Low […]

Centrica freed from Rough gas storage commitments

The UK’s competition watchdog has provisionally decided to remove the requirements placed on Centrica’s Rough gas storage facility in the North Sea. The announcement from the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) comes after Centrica requested a review as it intends to close the facility due to its physical deterioration. The undertakings include the legal, financial […]

Competition watchdog to review Rough gas storage requirements

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is to review the requirements placed on Centrica’s Rough gas storage facility. The giant facility in the North Sea stores gas in the summer and delivers it in the winter to help meet the high demand. In June, Centrica said it intends to close the storage facility due its […]

Centrica to close UK’s giant Rough gas storage facility

Centrica has said the giant Rough gas storage facility under the North Sea will be permanently shut. The announcement comes as the site has faced numerous outages and the future of its commercial operations was being assessed. The facility is the largest of its kind in the UK and able to meet around 10% of […]

UK grants consent for new gas storage facility

The UK Government has given the go-ahead for the development of a new gas storage facility in Cheshire. It will consist of up to 19 underground caverns, gas processing plant and associated development with the capacity to store up to 500 million cubic meters (mcm) of natural gas. The Keuper Gas Storage Facility at Holdford […]