Drax welcomes innovative heat pump optimisation opportunity to flexibility portfolio

Drax is excited to announce the optimisation of a commercial 380kWh ground source heat pump at a farm in south east Scotland.

Iberdrola seeks innovative solutions to decarbonise industrial sector

It is looking for ad-hoc solutions for factories, such as improving the efficiency of the energy used while reducing carbon emissions ‘in a sustainable and cost-effective manner’

Competition watchdog issues information to help businesses achieve sustainability goals

The CMA believes it is important competition law does not become an ‘unnecessary obstacle’ to sustainable development and businesses are not deterred from taking part in lawful environmental initiatives

Spain’s Iberdrola secures €100m from EU bank for greener innovation strategy

It will support the development of sustainable technologies aligned with the energy transition, decarbonisation and electrification of the economy

COP26: Groups invited to bring climate action to life in interactive setting

Applications are now open to help shape the COP26 venue, with the chance to engage with key audiences and make a ‘real change’ in the fight against climate change

Businesses in Yorkshire offered £600k for anaerobic digestion innovation

Projects can include desk-based studies, consultancy, laboratory tests, scale-up or demonstration activities

UK Export Finance appoints renewables specialist for northern England

She will support energy companies in securing finance for export contracts and connecting them to green projects overseas

Siemens Gamesa secures €300m loan from EU bank

It will support work mainly at Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s research and development centres in Spain and Denmark

Government launches search for locations to home prototype fusion energy plant

The Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production project is targeted for completion by 2040 and will be delivered through the UK Atomic Energy Authority

New innovation challenge focused on offshore renewable energy launched

Innovators are being sought to identify how marine geospatial data can be used to find suitable sites for offshore wind, tidal and wave energy infrastructure projects