From coal to charge: SSE’s mega battery project breaks ground

The 150MW battery energy storage system at Ferrybridge, West Yorkshire is expected to inject 300MWh of flexible capacity into the national grid

Sewage power to heat 10,000 UK homes

Centrica Energy Trading has teamed up with Yorkshire Water and SGN Commercial Services in a 15-year deal to extract biomethane from sewage

UK approves second largest offshore wind project

The government has approved Ørsted’s Hornsea 4 wind farm, which will have a capacity of up to 2.6GW and feature up to 180 turbines off the coast of East Yorkshire

Homeowners call for independent vote after hydrogen village trial cancellation

Residents in Redcar, Yorkshire, have written a letter to the government expressing concerns over the lack of local support on the proposed hydrogen heating trials in their town

East coast subsea electricity superhighway gets go-ahead

A 2GW subsea transmission cable is set to link Peterhead, Scotland, to Drax in Yorkshire

Coal power station turned into 150MW battery storage system

SSE has turned its former fossil fuel Ferrybridge facility in Yorkshire into a 300MWh green hub

‘Nearly 12m UK homes need energy retrofitting in five years’

A campaigning network of urban local authorities has called for an investment of £10 billion over the next five years to make one million of England’s most deprived homes energy efficient

Ofgem ‘orders audit of Drax’s biomass sustainability claims’

Ofgem has reportedly enlisted a consultancy firm to scrutinise the environmental impact of the biomass used by Drax at its Yorkshire plant

National Grid waves goodbye to North Sea carbon capture project

The company will reportedly withdraw from its proposed pipeline project in the Humber region, which aimed to transport CO2 emissions to the North Sea for carbon capture purposes

Unmanned platform powers world’s largest offshore wind farm

The platform will be solely accessed by a vessel – it receives 1.2GW of AC power from 95 offshore wind turbines at Dogger Bank A