Why your business should consider generating its own renewable electricity

With the UK committed to combating the climate crisis over the long term, now is the time for businesses to consider investing in renewable energy to help support the transition to a more sustainable future.

Connected Energy wins first order for its next generation second-life energy storage system

Second life battery pioneer, Connected Energy will be installing the first of its new generation of optimised energy storage systems as part of Suffolk County Council’s latest project, The Hold.

CCC Progress Report 2020 – The Heat Is On! More government action needed to hit climate targets

The Committee on Climate Change’s annual reports to Parliament might not sound like the most exciting reading, but this year’s report is more than usually important.

Coal power
UK power grid goes coal-free for two months straight

National Grid ESO told ELN that tonight will mark 1,464 hours since the last coal generator came off the system on Thursday 9th April

UK’s power system emissions hit all-time low and wholesale power prices go negative

The two records were set over the weekend as renewable energy generation soared, coinciding with continued low demand due to the ongoing coronavirus lockdown

Tesla announces application for licence to generate electricity

It has not yet been made clear why the company has applied for the licence, which was made to the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority

Optimal weather for solar power sees UK hit longest coal-free period since pre-industrial times

A press release sent out this morning by the Solar Trade Association states coal power has been offline since the morning of 10th April

New 20 MW Flexible Generation Plant Online

Ylem Energy Ltd – one of the UK’s leading flexible energy generation providers – has announced that its latest natural-gas-fuelled flexible generation system has commenced operation.

Around 90% of Scotland’s power demand now provided by renewables

This is an increase of 14% year-on-year across the country, which has set a target of 100% by 2020.

UK’s renewable adoption rate ‘has driven fastest decarbonisation in world’

An independent analysis by academics from Imperial College London says the power sector’s emissions fell from 161 million tonnes in 2010 to 54 million metric tonnes in 2019 as a result of clean electricity