UK commits £21.5m for carbon capture and storage

It is part of an international challenge with Saudi Arabia and Mexico to invest in new ways of reducing the cost of the technology so it can be commercially viable

Tesla battery down under slashes cost of grid service by 90%

It means large gas generators and steam turbines don’t need to be turned on to compensate for outages

‘Gravity storage likely to be cheaper than batteries’

Imperial College London say Gravitricity’s product has a number of clear benefits over alternative storage technologies

UK flexibility platform provider raises £18.6m

Origami Energy uses smart technology that allows utilities, traders, network operators and consumers remotely monitor and control different assets in real-time

Portugal generates record renewable energy

Green energy generation accounted for 103.6% of consumption in March – a value said to be unmatched in the last 40 years

Gravity-battery firm teams up with subsea specialist

Gravitricity plans to develop a 250kW concept demonstrator and test it early next year

‘China’s harmful greenhouse gases could be trapped underground’

Geoscientists say three depleted oil fields could provide decades of secure gas storage

Researchers charge up battery performance

US scientists have found out the capacity and lifespan of lithium batteries can be improved by adjusting the ratio of metals they are made from

Nissan finishes UK battery plant

Nissan and a number of project partners have completed the development of a new battery manufacturing process in Sunderland. The plant will now begin production of high density 40kWh battery cells for both electric vehicle and stationary energy storage systems. The High Energy Density Battery (HEDB) project, which also features Zero Carbon Futures, Hyperdrive Innovation […]

Battery facility charges up in Italy

Italian gas and power provider Enel has signed an agreement with a German wind energy company and a Swiss energy storage solutions firm to build and manage a 22MW battery storage plant. In collaboration with ENERTRAG AG and Leclanché SA, it will build the facility in the German state of Brandenburg at a cost of around […]