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How technology can help advance green hydrogen initiatives

  • 17 days ago (2022-11-14)
  • Junior Isles

The desire to move toward green hydrogen is real, but making the transition will require three critical things.

By Rajesh D. Sharma, Global Director Marketing Oil & Gas Digital Solutions at Schneider Electric 

Sunlit waters: how floating solar PV can help turn the tide of carbon emissions

  • 29 days ago (2022-11-02)
  • Junior Isles

Countries with high population density, especially those in Asia, are shifting their focus to floating photovoltaic (FPV) systems, which use water surfaces that do not serve an ecological, economical or recreational purpose.

By Gaurav Singh, Acuity Knowledge Partners

Flexibility is moving local

  • a month ago (2022-10-19)
  • Junior Isles

For a rapid and affordable transition to net zero electricity by 2035, it is vital that we minimise temporary network congestion by being smarter about paying flexible demand to consume at the right time and the right place. The possibilities for local flexibility markets are therefore vast.

By Jo-Jo Hubbard, Co-founder and CEO of Electron

Finding the energy for the fight against inflation

  • a month ago (2022-10-13)
  • Junior Isles

Utilities and planners in the US are beginning to take notice of the importance of new long-duration energy storage technologies. The UK and Europe could do worse than look towards California for inspiration to build a resilient clean energy system that delivers affordable, reliable clean energy. 

By Alan Greenshields, Director of Europe ESS Inc.

Investing towards net zero

  • 2 months ago (2022-09-21)
  • Junior Isles

To achieve net zero, significant, concerted, coordinated and balanced investment is a critical must-have.

By Jonathan Hick, Investment Director at Triple Point Investment Management, and fund manager of the Triple Point Energy Transition plc – TENT

Measure better, or better measures? ONS launches quarterly climate reporting

  • 3 months ago (2022-08-05)
  • Junior Isles

The British government has confirmed its commitment to integrating nature into economic and fiscal decision-making, but progress is slow. A significant step in this regard was recently taken with publishing of the first set of quarterly greenhouse gas emissions and environmental statistics.

By Alistair Taylor, Trainee Solicitor at Browne Jacobson

Hydrogen villages

  • 5 months ago (2022-06-12)
  • Junior Isles

First Hydrogen is looking to develop a green hydrogen generation infrastructure in the form of a ‘hydrogen village’. The announcement helps illustrate both the opportunities arising out of the UK’s hydrogen strategy, but also the real-world challenges that lie ahead.

By Nick Smee, Partner, Browne Jacobson

Tackling the climate emergency requires a reassessment of the UK climate strategy

  • 6 months ago (2022-05-20)
  • Junior Isles

While the UK has already announced initiatives aimed at combatting climate change, it needs to do more. There needs to be increased focus on creating solutions that will help the country play its part in lowering global carbon emissions, while navigating the energy crisis.

By Simon Daniel, Founder, Moixa

Coming clean on the cost of energy transition

  • 6 months ago (2022-05-08)
  • Junior Isles

Dr Vincent Thornley, Managing Director at FUNDAMENTALS Ltd., explores why there needs to be greater transparency around the cost of moving towards clean energy sources to make any future transition successful.

Putting the “smart” into smart grids: a recipe for success

  • 9 months ago (2022-02-26)
  • Junior Isles

Without a change in how we produce and distribute electricity, there won’t be a truly cleaner future. This is where smart, digital grids of the future come into play. 

By David Hall, VP Power Systems at Schneider Electric UK & Ireland