Statkraft launches new partnership for grid stability without CO2 emissions

The partnership will see the deployment of rotating stabiliser technology, which will provide grid stability services without CO2 emissions

E.ON and thyssenkrupp bring hydrogen to the electric market

The venture will use a virtual power plant to pool around 600MW of power from electrolysis units in Germany and Britain

The largest Italian photovoltaic park is connected to the grid

The 1.5 million m2 site is equivalent in size to 200 football pitches

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Three new biomethane plants on track to send green ‘gas-from-trash’ into Cadent’s network

The firm suggests increasing the use of biomethane sourced from food, farm, human and other wastes is ‘widely recognised as a key stage in Britain’s journey to net zero’

By 2030, community energy should power the equivalent of 2.2 million homes across UK

That’s the verdict from Community Energy England, which says community-owned initiatives could generate 5,270MW by this time

Smart EV charging ‘could have helped save £133m in power grid costs during pandemic lockdown’

That’s the suggestion from the Flexibility First Forum, which includes organisations from across the cleantech industry such as Kaluza, Octopus Energy, Centrica, E.ON, Moixa and the Solar Trade Association

Ofgem cuts cost of Hinkley Point C grid link by £60 million

The move will save UK consumers money on their bills over the 45-year cost period

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‘Increasingly severe weather caused by climate change threatens grid operations’

That’s according to new research from Accenture, which is based on a survey of more than 200 electric utility executives from 28 countries

T-Mobile switches on new US wind farm, adding more green energy to the grid

The wind project is expected to generate enough clean energy to power approximately 60,000 homes for a year

Ørsted switches on new wind farm to power one million Dutch homes

The new offshore project will become the ‘largest’ offshore wind farm in the Netherlands when completed