UK Carbon Capture Firm Storegga Raises £51.3m Funding

UK cleantech and renewable energy firms continue to get foreign capital every day. UK carbon capture firm Storegga has announced a £51.3m funding boost on May 17 from a host of international backers, a report mentioned adding further that UK firms enjoyed the confidence of international investors counting on it to drive the transition to […]

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Nestle’s Trucks in UK Switch to Renewable Energy

Nestle has revealed that its food and drink products will now be delivered around the UK and Ireland by trucks which emit up to 95% less carbon. Nestle has switched 75% of its owned fleet of trucks from diesel to Bio-LNG, a liquefied gas which is a by-product of waste. Nestle says that the move […]

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Offshore wind developers alliance to launch 16 new R&D projects

UK-based Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), a collaboration between nine offshore wind developers, is launching 16 new research and development (R&D) projects this year. The Carbon Trust is a company that helps organisations reduce their carbon emissions and become more resource efficient. The planned 16 projects span five key areas of logistics and operations […]

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NeuConnect Undersea Project to Link Energy Markets of Germany and UK

The NeuConnect Project, which will create the first interconnector or direct power link between Germany and Great Britain, connecting two of Europe’s largest energy markets is making a move as contracts of £1.5 billion have been awarded by its consortium for the development of undersea link for electricity transmission between Europe’s two largest economies – […]

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£10 M funding competition launched to strengthen net zero technologies

The Net Zero Technology Centre has announced the launch of its 2022 Open Innovation Programme, aimed at developing and deploying technologies that will reduce offshore emissions, accelerate clean energy production, and enable delivery of the UK’s net zero ambitions. The 2022 programme will feature two funding competitions – the first opening on 16th March and […]

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UK Grants 1st Reactive Power Contract to Offshore Wind Farm

The National Grid ESO of the United Kingdom (UK) has awarded a contract to an offshore wind farm to help keep voltage levels in the national power network stable. As per the National Grid ESO, the contract is the first of its kind in the UK. The contract is for a ten-year period which will […]

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ScottishPower Acquires 800MW Solar Portfolio in UK

ScottishPower, owned by Spanish energy firm Iberdrola, has signed two deals to acquire 17 solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in Britain, with a combined capacity of more than 800 megawatts (MW), the company said on Friday. The deals take ScottishPower’s market share of Britain’s solar industry to 9% from 2%, the firm said. ScottishPower has bought […]

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Israel’s Econergy to Build 800MW Storage, 900MW Solar Capacity in UK

Renewables investor Econergy Renewable Energy said on Thursday it plans to develop a portfolio of 800 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy storage and 900 MW of solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Britain over the next three years. The firm said it plans to develop 350 MW of energy storage capacity for operation in 2023, 300 […]

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Energy Major Equinor Buys 45% Stake in UK Battery Maker Noriker Power

Equinor has signed an agreement with Noriker Power Limited, a battery storage developer in the United Kingdom focusing on the engineering and project development of utility scale storage and stability services. The agreement includes the acquisition of a 45% stake in Noriker, with an option to acquire the full company at a later stage. In […]

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