Czech energy group EPH has won provisional 15-year new build contracts for a combined 1700 MW power and a 299 MW battery storage project at the site of the former Eggborough coal-fired power station in the UK.
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.
Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturer, and Stora Enso, the Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer, have signed an agreement to jointly develop wood-based batteries.
Korea Western Power has announced that it will develop a system to recycle biogas from livestock waste and sewage into fuel cells.
The benefits of quantum computing in combatting climate change are clear and compelling. Quantum computing could solve many of the problems facing technologies such as batteries, electrolysers and carbon capture and storage.
By Steve Brierley, CEO of Riverlane
The G20’s stimulus packages are weighted to support legacy energy systems; missing the opportunity to create jobs and accelerate the transition towards flexible, renewable-powered economies.
By Sushil Purohit, President, Wärtsilä Energy
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released the Energy Storage Grand Challenge Roadmap, its first comprehensive energy storage strategy.
China Energy Engineering Group (Energy China) has signed a framework agreement with Erdos city government in Inner Mongolia to set up and integrated energy base involving an investment of $3.63 billion.
Building on its commitment to carbon neutrality in its operations by 2030 and announced intention to exit the new-build coal power market, GE has shared its position that the accelerated and strategic deployment of both renewable energy and gas power can make substantial progress in combatting climate change in the near-term, while securing a path to a lower-carbon emitting world in the future.
EIT InnoEnergy, Europe’s largest sustainable energy innovation engine, announced the launch of the online Business Investment Platform (BIP) for the battery value chain at the European Battery Alliance’s (EBA) EBA250 stakeholder meeting.