Mitsubishi Heavy Industries is joining forces with SSE to test a large, container-sized lithium-ion rechargeable battery for energy storage on the Orkney Islands.
The UK’s Ministry of Defence has enlisted IT giant IBM to help it improve the energy efficiency of its 4000 military bases and training grounds.
US offshore wind development Cape Wind has reached another major milestone with the securing of a second power purchase agreement.
Tidal energy developer SeaGen, acquired earlier this year by Siemens, announced this week that it has completed a power generation “hat trick” in Northern Ireland’s Strangford Lough.
UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey put the details of government’s long awaited Energy Bill before Parliament today, which promises to revolutionise the country’s energy market.
As UK Energy Secretary Ed Davey today officially unveils the government’s long-awaited Energy Bill, he confirmed that energy intensive industries will be exempted from increased costs.
Alongside the Energy Bill published today, the UK government is also laying out proposals to radically improve the country’s energy efficiency.
On the day that the UK government’s long-awaited Energy Bill is officially launched, Energy Secretary Ed Davey is hosting a summit for small, independent energy supplier to voice their concerns.
A report from the Association for the Conservation of Energy out on Monday has accused the UK government of significantly reducing the financial help on offer to the fuel poor.
The UK Green Investment Bank officially opens for business today with £3 billion of government funds to invest in the green economy.