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UK Government Doubles Funding for on Street EV Charging Points

The UK government is doublings its GBP 2.5 million funding for the installation of over 1,000 new electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints. Owning and charging an electric vehicle (EV) is set to become more convenient than ever in the United Kingdom thanks to an additional GBP 2.5 million for funding the installation of over 1,000 new […]

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EV Chargepoints to be Installed in all Future Homes in the UK

All new-build homes could soon be fitted with EV chargepoints, the government outlined in a public consultation on changing building regulations in the UK All new-build homes could soon be fitted with electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints, the government has outlined in a public consultation on changing building regulations in the UK. The consultation comes alongside […]

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UK Govt to Invest £37 Mn in EV Charging Infrastructure

The UK government has announced that it is investing £37 million into British engineering to transform electric charging infrastructure The British government has announced that it is investing £37 million into British engineering to transform electric charging infrastructure, revolutionising the experience for the record levels of ultra-low emission vehicle drivers on the UK roads. Twelve projects […]

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Centrica Offering Home EV Charging Installations in UK

Centrica has announced the expansion of its digital service, Local Heroes, to offer homeowners electric vehicle (EV) charging installations. British multinational energy and services company, Centrica has announced the expansion of its digital service, Local Heroes, to offer homeowners electric vehicle (EV) charging installations. Designed to help people find trusted local tradespeople, the British Gas […]

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Greenspur’s Permanent Magnet Generator Could Unleash 25 MW Offshore Turbines

A permanent magnet generator concept, developed by Greenspur Renewables, could open the door for engineers to design giant 25MW offshore wind turbines. A new-generation direct-drive permanent magnet generator (PMG) concept, developed by British start-up Greenspur Renewables, could potentially open the door for engineers and developers to design giant 25MW offshore wind turbines. The concept design […]

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Solar Panels’ Efficiency Drop: UK Researchers Solve Key Flaw

The new research shows the first observation of a previously unknown material defect which limits silicon solar cell efficiency. Prof Tony Peaker, who co-ordinated the research in the University of Manchester, now published in the Journal of Applied Physics said: “Because of the environmental and financial impact solar panel ‘efficiency degradation’ has been the topic […]

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Bentley Motors Commissions UK’s Largest Solar Carport

The solar carport system is capable of reducing the company’s CO2 emissions by nearly 3,300 tonnes every year. Bentley Motors has raised its commitment to sustainable energy with the installation of the UK’s largest ever solar carport at its factory headquarters in Crewe, UK. This development implied that in the company’s centenary year, all the […]

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New 3D Solar Cell Design Could Revolutionise PV Manufacturing

The innovative 3D design removes many of the manufacturing process steps required by existing photovoltaics (PV) modules An innovative 3D solar-cell design with a radically different architecture that can drive down the costs of cell manufacture may define the future of renewable energy as it potentially reduces optical losses within a device, according to UK […]

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Sungrow Partners with Gridserve to Supply Largest Unsubsidised Solar-Plus-Storage Project in UK

Sungrow and GRIDSERVE will supply PV inverters and energy storage systems for the United Kingdom’s largest unsubsidised solar-plus-storage project, comprising of a 34.7 MW PV park including a 27 MW/30MWh energy storage system. Sungrow, one of the leading inverter solution supplier for renewables globally, has announced that it is supplying PV inverters and energy storage systems […]

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