Samsung and Hyundai invest in solid state battery firm

Solid Power has secured a total of $20m in financing to build a new factory

Samsung commits to 100% renewable energy by 2020

The company is set to install around 42,000 square meters of solar panels at its headquarters in South Korea

Samsung to recycle millions of faulty Galaxy Note 7 phones

Samsung has unveiled plans to recycle and process faulty Galaxy Note 7 phones in an “environmentally friendly manner”. It will refurbish non-problematic components, such as cameras and alarms, of the estimated 4.3 million phones so they can be used and resold in future phones. For components that can’t be repurposed, the company will extract and […]

E.ON and Samsung sign MoU in energy storage

E.ON has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a technology company to co-operate in energy storage. The agreement with Samsung SDI focuses on finding solutions for grid stabilisation, industrial customers and energy systems. It includes the development of energy storage technologies. The two companies will also asses and develop a potential business model for […]

Samsung and co get $850m loan for wind farm

Samsung, Pattern Energy Group and Capital Power have started construction on a 270MW wind farm in Canada after securing funding worth $850 million (£515.3m). The K2 Wind Power Project near Goderich, in southern Ontario, will consist of 140 turbines – generating enough clean electricity to power around 100,000 households. It is also expected to create […]

Samsung to test wind turbine prototype at new UK facility

Electronics giant Samsung will be the first manufacturer to test a prototype of its new 7MW offshore wind turbine at a newly constructed test facility in the UK. Specially built to test next generation offshore wind turbines, the £48 million National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumerland was completed last month. Samsung Heavy Industries’ […]

Golden torch relay for green Games?

ELN reporter Vicky Ellis joins the Olympic torch on its journey around London. But how green is London 2012 going to be? Do  the athletes think green is important? ELN asks Olympic gold medallist Daley Thompson.

Samsung chooses Brit firm to drive its UK solar market

A small British energy firm has signed a deal with Samsung to help drive the electronics giant’s UK solar market. Sundog Energy, which is based in Cumbria, says it will be the first to sell the Korean firm’s 250W solar panels in its wholesale division. Sarah Lennie, Head of Sundog Wholesale said the new panels “meet rising […]

Energy firms score high on carbon index

E.ON, Iberdrola, National Grid and Scottish & Southern Energy are among energy companies that have made it on to the 2010 Carbon Performance Leadership Index. The index is published by the Carbon Disclosure Project, an organisation representing 534 global institutional investors which assesses the 500 largest global companies on their efforts to cut their carbon […]