Switch2 smartens up and joins local energy system project in Warrington

The heat network specialist will join Project Rewire-NW, which has won a share of £21 million of smart energy funding from UK Research and Innovation

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

ENGIE Africa completes Egypt’s largest wind farm 45 days early

The 262.5MW Ras Ghareb wind farm is now fully connected to the grid and is ready for commercial operation

Solar tech
Future looks sunny for UK’s largest community solar farm with finance deal

The Heart of England Community Energy solar farm has secured long-term finance from Triodos Bank UK

Community
UK fund manager helps community benefit group buy wind farm it operates

Social and Sustainable Capital has invested £1.4 million to help Resilient Energy Alvington Court Renewable buy a 500kw wind turbine in the Dean Forest

Carbon dioxide emissions
New $1.5m project to advance CCS technologies gets the go-ahead

The scheme aims to evaluate various approaches to developing ways to catch greenhouse gases in order to mitigate climate change

Thames Tideway Tunnel is now 40% complete

Tideway has increased its estimate of total costs for the super sewer by 8%, bringing the total up to £3.8 billion

Vogtle nuclear plant
Vogtle nuclear plant issued $3.7bn of new funding

The US Government-backed loan guarantee aims to support the completion of the facility, which has been plagued by cost overruns and delays

Ørsted backs out of Canadian wind partnership

The renewable energy firm and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have dissolved a partnership formed in 2017

‘Almost half of all utility project groundwork puts workers at risk’

A new report says underground pipes and cables are often not properly mapped out before excavation work begins