US gains on China in clean investment stakes

Bloomberg New Energy Finance says despite China remaining the world’s largest investor in renewables, with $83.4 billion of new spending in the sector last year, this was 8% down on 2018

HS2 poses ‘unacceptable risks’ to carbon-storing habitats and biodiversity

A new report published by the Wildlife Trusts claims the planned high-speed rail line connecting London and northern England will ‘push nature closer to the brink’

US invests $25m in advancing natural gas operations

Projects aim to develop methods and technologies to cost-effectively enhance the safety and efficiency of natural gas production, gathering, storage and transmission infrastructure

Highview Power announces plans to develop liquid air energy storage system in US

The facility, which will have a capacity of at least 50MW, is to be located in northern Vermont

A busy year in energy – but what exactly did 2019 change for the sector?

Just in case you’ve forgotten what’s been going on, we’ve put a quick summary together for you…

Gresham House Energy Storage charges up portfolio by 66%

The firm has bought what it claims are ‘two of the UK’s largest energy storage facilities’

NextEnergy Solar Fund puts ‘UK’s largest’ subsidy-free solar plant into place

The Staughton solar development on the Bedfordshire/Cambridgeshire border boasts an installed capacity of 50MW

NYSERDA approves 20MW storage project in Ulster, US

The facility, which will help balance the local grid, will replace planned fossil fuel projects when it is completed in early 2021

China sets up state-owned oil and gas pipeline enterprise

The centrally-administered organisation has been named the China Oil & Gas Piping Network Corporation

Northern Powergrid trials transformers it says could cut energy losses by 2GWh

The distribution network operator claims it will be the first company to test out the super low loss ground-mounted Amorphous transformers