Two British Battery Firms Unite to Work on Developing the UK’s First Gigafactory

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Battery developers AMTE Power and Britishvolt have agreed to work together to evaluate the potential for a multi-billion-pound battery facility that would solve the problem of how to feed the rapidly growing call for electric vehicles (EVs) and power storage projects. The UK may be on course to deliver its first ‘gigafactory’. Both firms have …

Multi-Billion Pound Wind Farms are on Track for Delivery

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Britain’s biggest green energy companies want to help power a cleaner economic recovery after the Coronavirus pandemic. Companies across the North-East of England and Scotland are ready to deliver multi-billion-pound wind farm investments in order to achieve this. Scottish Power are planning to reopen Scotland’s oldest commercial wind farm as part of a £150m scheme …

Renewables Overtake Other Power Sources in the UK for the First Quarter of 2020

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According to a new report from industry analysts EnAppSys renewables accounted for more electricity than any other power source in the UK for the first quarter of 2020. Blustery winds propelled renewables generation to 45% of the entire electricity mix. In addition to this the nationwide lockdown due to the Coronavirus pandemic looks to have …

How Does Waste-To-Energy Work?

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Across the world, countries are beginning to see an explosion of food waste as the coronavirus outbreak stresses the global food supply chain. Items meant for restaurants and pubs have nowhere to go following government-ordered closures of public spaces, and are likely to end up in landfills. These items, however, don’t necessarily have to go to …

How Much Will the Coronavirus Pandemic Affect the Global Transition to Renewable Energy Technologies

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The repercussions of the Covid-19 pandemic on industry are being felt across the world. The coronavirus crisis has caused significant disruption to industry as supply chains slow and the renewable energy sector is not immune to this turmoil. As a world leader in the production of photovoltaic panels, China’s coronavirus outbreak has had an alarming …

Mixed Response to the UK’s First Budget Since Committing to Net-Zero Emissions by 2050

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Despite the Chancellor, Rishi Sunak declaring that he was moving the UK towards a low-carbon economy with the introduction of new measures, environmentalists are not entirely happy. Though he has promised green measures that have been long-awaited he has at the same time frozen fuel duty for a 10th year and laid out plans for …