energy

SoLead Energy create new grid-scale battery

A team of scientists from the University of Southampton have come up with a new grid-scale battery – the Soluble Lead Flow Battery (SLFB) – that is said to be ideal for large-scale energy storage for stationary applications.

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Oxford Brookes explores carbon-free electricity

ENTRNCE helps Oxford Brookes explore carbon-free energy using simulation tool.

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New onsite solar PV funding model

An alternative to traditional solar funding has been launched this week aimed at industrial businesses.

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Aira opens clean energy hub in Manchester

Aira has opened its new hub in Manchester, aiming to create hundreds of highly skilled jobs in the North-West of England, contributing to Aira’s overall goal of hiring 8,000 clean energy expert roles across the UK over the next decade.  

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Veolia signs district energy deal for new Isle of Dogs development

Veolia has signed a 25-year contract with Far East Consortium (FEC), to supply heating and cooing to the district energy network serving the Consort Place development on the Isle of Dogs.

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Virtual power plant offering peer-to-peer energy set for Dudley low-carbon neighbourhood

Energy and regeneration specialist Equans will partner with UrbanChain, a peer-to-peer energy exchange company and Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council to develop one of the UK’s first Virtual Power Plants.

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Zero bills mortgage from Octopus and Perenna

Zero Bills is an initiative created by Octopus that allows customers to move into homes that are kitted out with green energy technology, such as heat pumps and solar PV, and with no energy bills for at least ten years.

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First UK renewables entrant to WorldSkills announced

Danny McBean, an engineer from Elgin, Scotland, is joining Team UK at WorldSkills Lyon 2024. Danny, a former apprentice who trained at UHI Moray and SECTT, now works for Grants Dufftown Ltd.  He will be the first person to represent the UK in Renewable Energy at WorldSkills Lyon which takes place from 10 -15 September. […]

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Mitsubishi Electric aims to engage building operators in improving efficiency

HVAC giant Mitsubishi Electric has upgraded its MELCloud suite of monitoring and controls products, promising to offer building operators and facilities managers unprecedented insight into their building services.

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National Grid reveals partners for grid upgrade

National Grid has launched the Great Grid Partnership,  naming the seven partners who will support the delivery of an initial nine Accelerated Strategic Transmission Investment (ASTI) projects. The ASTI projects form a key part of The Great Grid Upgrade, which is building the significant new electricity network infrastructure required to reduce the UK’s reliance on […]

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Taking back control of local energy could help drive a new generation of renewables 

A report from Common Wealth, sets out a blueprint for Labour’s ‘Local Power Plan’ which could help win local support for new renewable energy.

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Revealed: areas in England with the least energy-efficient homes

Research has revealed the England areas with the least energy-efficient homes, based on Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) data.

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