British Gas announces acquisition of Nabuh Energy

The Sheffield-based energy supplier’s nearly 36,000 customers will be contacted in the coming days

ITM Power recruits engineers for its new gigafactory at Sheffield

Successful candidates will be based at the new facility at Bessemer Park

Energy consultancy Utility Alliance goes bust

The closure is estimated to result in a loss of 310 jobs

‘A quarter of Brits consider switching to an alternatively-fuelled vehicle’

More than two-fifths have spent less than £10 during the past month, whilst almost a third admitted they’ve not needed to spend any money filling their vehicles with fuel, according to a survey

New £21m energy research centre to support low carbon transition

It will develop next generation carbon capture technologies that are ‘affordable and sustainable’

Veolia to trial rubbish EVs in London and Sheffield

They will be powered by waste collected by the company

Giant battery comes online at Sheffield biomass plant

  The installation and grid connection of a 10MW battery at a biomass plant near Sheffield has been completed. The lithium-ion battery is housed in four 40ft long shipping containers at the Blackburn Meadows biomass plant. It holds the same amount of energy as 500,000 mobile phone batteries. E.ON’s project was successful in National Grid’s […]

Researchers to study Sheffield’s energy, resource use

A new project to understand Sheffield’s energy and resource use with the aim of reducing the city’s environmental impact has been launched. The University of Sheffield’s £1.8 million Urban Flow Observatory will create a model using fixed and mobile sensors and thermal cameras attached to drones, balloons and cars to scan the city. That is […]

Sheffield CHP project bags £29.6m

A combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Sheffield is receiving backing from the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB). It is investing £14.6 million in the project and an additional £15 million of private capital has been raise from Equitix Energy Efficiency Fund (EEEF). The EEEF is part of Energy Savings Investments (ESI), in which […]

£120m Sheffield biomass plant produces first power

E.ON’s £120 million biomass facility in Sheffield has produced its first power, the energy firm announced. Blackburn Meadows is the Big Six power supplier’s third biomass plant in the UK and has a total capacity of 30MW. It can provide enough energy to power around 40,000 homes and is expected to cut 80,000 tonnes of […]