British Lithium Limited awarded £500k of government funding for hard rock lithium extraction

Lithium is a highly reactive metal used in batteries, for which demand has soared as sales of zero emission vehicles increased by nearly 160% in 2020 so far

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Scientists work out way to get geological CCS rockin’

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh say interrupting the flow of gas into underground rock storage can improve efficiency

Energy storage hots up with rockin’ new technology

  Siemens Gamesa has started building a facility in Hamburg which will use hot rocks to store energy. The project aims to use surplus power from wind farms to run heaters, taking approximately 1,000 tonnes of rocks up to 600°C. This heat will drive a 1.5MW steam turbine, feeding electricity back to the grid when […]

Europe is “just starting journey” to shale gas – Chevron

Europe is only “just starting” its journey towards developing shale gas, according to shale gas research experts at Chevron. Speaking at the Unconventional Oil and Gas (UGOS) conference in London this morning, Dr Steve Garrett, Manager for Chevron’s Global Technology Centre said “it does take time” for an industry to get off the ground. Pointing […]

Unleash your rock power!

Do you think you can strut it with a guitar? If you have any hair left can you still gel it back? Are you able to get into ripped jeans and still fancy crowd surfing? If that’s the case then you have the chance to belt out your favourite rock anthem or croon a ballad […]