JLR partners with Allye to develop mobile BESS using second-life batteries

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Tata owned Jaguar-Land Rover announced it had partnered with energy storage start-up Allye Energy to create a mobile battery energy storage system (BESS) using repurposed batteries...

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RWE to set up electrolyzer for Haltermann Carless at Essex, UK

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German utility RWE, which is also the UK's largest electricity generator, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Haltermann Carless, a supplier of hydrocarbon-based pr...

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Rimac Energy opens new BESS manufacturing facility in the UK

An image of the newly launched BESS manufacturing facility by Rimac Energy in Witney, Oxfordshire.

Expanding its footprint in the UK clean energy market, Rimac Energy on Tuesday (March 26) announced that it has opened a new facility for manufacturing next-gen...

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SSE Thermal, Equinor evaluate 900 MW hydrogen power station in England

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UK's SSE Thermal and Norway's Equinor are planning to develop a 900 MW hydrogen-fired power station at Keadby in North Lincolnshire, UK, that will become operational from 2030. The...

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SSE Renewables picks OCU Energy, Fluence for 150 MW Fiddler’s Ferry BESS

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SSE Renewables announced that OCU Energy would be its principal contractor for the 150 MW battery energy storage system (BESS) project at Fiddler's Ferry, Warrington in north-weste...

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NatPower reveals £10 billion plan for 60 GWh battery storage capacity across UK

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NatPower UK, the British arm of European clean energy developer NatPower Group, has announced plans to invest over £10 billion developing battery energy storage systems across the ...

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No looking back: Energy transition in Europe, the UK

In many ways, this year was the tipping point for renewable energy. The world has woken up to the imperative of energy transition, and countries around the world have made progress...

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ACC, Circulor tie-up for supply chain, emissions mapping ahead of European battery passport rules

Battery manufacturing company Automotive Cells Co (ACC) and UK startup Circulor announced a partnership to verify the green credentials of raw materials that ACC uses to manufactur...

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Exagen gets nod for 500 MW / 1 GWh battery in Leicestershire, UK

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UK renewable energy developer Exagen announced it had been granted planning permission for a 500 MW / 1 GWh grid-scale battery energy storage project in Leicestershire by the Blaby...

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Veolia eyes 8 GW of green capacity, top spot in Europe’s district heating, building efficiency

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French water-waste-and-district heating company Veolia has a target to increase its energy production capacity from biofuels and renewables by 50 percent to 8 GW by 2030, the compa...

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Sainsbury's forays into ultra-rapid EV charging with 150kW bays from Kempower

Sainsbury's last year transitioned a store to 100 percent EV de, while launching another one that runs 100 percent on renewable power. Image: Sainsbury's

British supermarket giant Sainsbury's announced its foray into EV charging, launching an ultra-rapid EV charging venture that aims to set up over 750 charging bays at more than 100...

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UK okays £2 bn for 11 green hydrogen projects, launches new funding round

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The UK has announced support for 11 new green hydrogen projects at an investment of £2 billion over the next 15 years. The projects – all of which will use electrolysis and have a ...

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US unveils global nuclear fusion plan at COP28, even as Japan-EU reactor comes online

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"We are edging ever-closer to a fusion-powered reality. And at the same time, yes, significant scientific and engineering challenges exist. Careful thought and thoughtful policy is...

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Iberdrola increases UK 'green' and grid investments to £12 billion

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Spanish power giant Iberdrola, the largest electricity company in Europe, announced plans to invest an additional £7 billion more in Britain for 2026-2028 in grids and renewable pr...

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UK investors back startup making EV motors without rare earths

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Advanced Electric Machines (AEM), the UK-based startup that makes electric vehicle motors without rare earths or copper – and therefore 100 percent recyclable – announced it had ra...

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UK raises guaranteed prices for RE projects, offshore wind to get 66% more, solar up 30%

The UK has announced increases in the country's guaranteed price renewable energy projects after a review of the country's 'maximum strike price' for such projects. The biggest inc...

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Daily Shorts: US renewable projects run into 3-year transformer wait, VW promises cheap EV, and more

America's power sector is grappling with a transformer shortage. US renewable energy project developers who are setting up grid-scale RE and energy storage systems say critical com...

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Daily Shorts: NextEra EP sells Texas pipelines, US to spend $2 billion on greening buildings, and more

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Pipeline operator Kinder Morgan has agreed to acquire NextEra Energy Partners' natural gas pipelines in South Texas in a $1.82 billion deal. The pipeline portfolio, STX Midstream, ...

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SSE Renewables gets green light for 320 MW BESS, one of UK’s biggest battery projects

SSE Renewables' Monk Fryton battery will be located next to the UK National Grid's Monk Fryton station. (Image for Representational Purpose) Image: SSE Renewables

SSE Renewables, the green arm of energy developer SSE, has received the green signal to develop one of UK's largest battery energy storage systems (BESS) projects. The company said...

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Daily Shorts: Portugal readies offshore wind auction, Thailand crops EV subsidy, and more

Thailand has approved a new subsidy package for the country's booming electric vehicle industry, but decreased individual subsidy amount by 33 percent, citing strong momentum in th...

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Daily Shorts: JLR opens EV test center in England, companies ask COP28 to finalize fossil fuel phase out

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British automaker Jaguar Land Rover opened an EV test centre in England, pointing out that this would save on costs and carbon emissions resulting from shipping prototypes to test ...

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Daily Shorts: UK gets a £10 bn clean energy investor, Banga wants harmful subsidies slashed, and more

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Japan's Marubeni Corp signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the UK government to invest 10 billion pounds ($12.3 billion) in clean energy projects over the next decade. T...

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Daily Shorts: Brookfield buys Banks' RE unit, ADNOC deploys CCS at select plants, and more

Canadian company Brookfield is buying the renewable energy division of UK-based Banks Group, the companies announced. The size of the transaction was not disclosed, but a report in...

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Daily Shorts: Indian cities to get 10,000 e-buses, HSBC allocates $1 bn for climate tech and more

India and the US will collaborate to deploy 10,000 made-in-India electric buses across Indian cities as part of their co-operation agreements. Under the agreement, US government ag...

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BMW's iconic Mini goes all electric

German automotive major, BMW on Monday announced an investment of more than £600 million in the MINI factories at Oxford and Swindon, UK, to transform the production plants to an a...

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Daily Shorts: UK part-funds Ionic's rare earth magnet recycling plant, US small-sale solar additions hit record high, and more

Rare earths metals company LCM will be involved in the Ionic-to-Ford EV recycling chain. Image Courtesy: Less Common Metals

Ionic Rare Earths received an investment of $2 million from the UK government to set up a rare earth magnet recycling facility in Belfast. In a release, the company said it would p...

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Weekend Roundup: Oil India's clean energy spends, PetroChina buys EV charging company, and more

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The Summit Group of Bangladesh announced it would invest $3 billion in solar, wind and hydroelectricity generation projects across the subcontinent as part of its clean energy push...

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Daily Shorts: UK eases onshore wind norms, Stellantis says its cars can switch to e-fuels

The UK government has eased approvals for onshore wind projects in England supported by the local population. The proposals also aim to incentivise locals by offering them cheaper ...

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Statkraft - Fluence's latest BESS project to improve transmission network stability in the UK

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Statkraft, Europe's largest generator of renewable energy has selected Fluence Energy UK Ltd. (Fluence), a subsidiary of Fluence Energy Inc, to deliver its first battery-based...

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Octopus Energy outlines $20 bn spend for 12 GW offshore wind capacity by 2030

Octopus says the power generated will power 10 million homes. Image: Octopus Energy

Octopus Energy Generation, the power generation arm of UK-based Octopus Energy Group, said it plans to invest $20 billion in offshore wind assets by 2030. The company, which manage...

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