• Greenpeace report shows need for greater transparency and collaboration to improve data centre energy sustainability

    Greater transparency in energy sustainable practice among data industry players will help improve collaboration to tackle rising carbon emissions seen in the industry. In Greenpeace’s 2017 green IT report, ‘Clicking Clean: Who is winning the race to build a green internet?’, many hyperscalers scored highly in the report for its adoption and initiatives on renewable energy, but other players in the industry were urged to improve advocacy and transparency, and to work more collaboratively.

  • Former MHI Vestas CEO joins Global Wind Service board

    “We are very pleased to have Jens join our board and look forward to his contributions,” said Lars Bo Petersen, CEO of Global Wind Service. “Jens is a strong wind industry profile and he has a thorough understanding of the market we are operating in. His experience from the OEM perspective and industry as a whole will be very valuable for Global Wind Service and our clients. There is no doubt that Jens can support us, delivering on our growth strategy.”   

  • Falling fossil fuels

    Fossil fuel generation fell to record lows last month for the second successive August. Rob Lalor, senior analyst at EnAppSys comments on why August has been an increasingly clean month for the power market.

  • Wind innovation in action

    Scotland’s energy minister, Paul Wheelhouse MSP (pictured), yesterday took a demonstration tour aboard the Sea Puffin, the world’s first 'daughter craft' based on Surface-Effect-Ship technology. This innovative design uses air cushion technology to dampen out motions in rough seas, enhancing comfort for crew and passengers. This allows for improved access to offshore wind turbines in harsh weather conditions, at the same time saving fuel consumption.

  • Wind win for Wales

    Scaling up offshore wind generation could help Wales meet its renewable energy and decarbonisation targets, as well as deliver local economic stimulus, says a new report out now. The report, Future Potential for Offshore Wind in Wales, produced by the Carbon Trust for the Welsh Government, delivers a series of recommendations to policymakers to capitalise on the clean growth potential of offshore wind farms.

  • Trends in power quality for 2019

    Steve Hughes, managing director of power quality specialist REO UK, gives us his insight into the trends in power quality for 2019.

  • Moray East Offshore Windfarm gets connected

    Pfisterer selected to supply grid connection technologies for the new Moray East Offshore Windfarm, set to provide green power for up to one million UK households.

  • Plug In Suffolk: UK’s first ‘fully open’ EV charging network

    EO Charging has partnered with Suffolk County Council and renewable energy provider Bulb, to launch ‘Plug In Suffolk’ – the UK’s first ‘fully open’ public electric vehicle (EV) fast charging network.

  • GWS selected as preassembly partner for East Anglia ONE

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has contracted wind turbine installation and service company Global Wind Service (GWS) to assemble all 102 towers for East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. 

  • Island life: Saft to support Bermuda’s future electricity plans 

    Saft is delivering a turnkey order to supply an Energy Storage System to Bermuda Electric Light Company (BELCO). The system will provide up to 10MW power for spinning reserves and frequency response to maintain grid stability.

  • The cold facts

    Graham Wright of the Heat Pump Association dispels some common confusion surrounding heat pumps and explains why this often underrated technology is becoming a favoured form of heating for the future.

  • Renewable revolution: Rethinking the role of a UPS

    Riello UPS general manager Leo Craig explains why our increased reliance on renewable energy offers mission-critical sites the perfect opportunity to rethink the role of their uninterruptible power supplies. It’s time to turn a reactive, underutilised asset into a proactive, carbon-cutting money-maker.

  • The next generation in virtual power?

    Combining their peer-to-peer network technology and renewable energy products, Kyocera and LO3 Energy have come together to trial a virtual blockchain-managed power plant, in a bid to improve energy distribution.

  • Greenway & Partners celebrates 50

    Sustainable building services consultancy Greenway & Partners celebrates its 50th anniversary in June this year.

  • First Utility becomes Shell Energy to offer 100% renewable electricity

    Shell has rebranded First Utility as Shell Energy and confirmed that it has switched all of its British residential customers to 100% renewable electricity.

  • EnAppSys: Clean energy derived from renewable sources hits record high

    Britain’s march towards a green future has been highlighted in a new report by EnAppSys which revealed that the amount of clean energy derived from renewable sources hit a record high in Q1 2019.

  • Fred. Olsen Windcarrier awarded contract for Moray East

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a contract by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind for the transport and installation of 100 V164-9.5MW wind turbines for the Moray East project off the East coast of Scotland.

  • University of Manchester scientists offer answer to solar cell defect

    A team of scientists at the University of Manchester is offering a solution to a key flaw in solar panels.

  • Shifting the demand

    Paul Sheffield, chief operating officer at Haven Power, looks at how to take back control of your energy costs.

  • The next step

    Yselkla Farmer, director of policy and marketing at BEAMA, discusses how to galvanise investment and accelerate deployment of new technology in the UK energy infrastructure.

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