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  • Pipeline of UK battery projects increases by two-thirds in last 12 months

    13 May 2024

    A new report published by RenewableUK shows that the pipeline of battery projects has grown by two-thirds in capacity over the last year nationwide. RenewableUK’s latest EnergyPulse Energy Storage report shows that the total pipeline of battery projects (operational, under construction, consented or being planned) has increased from 57.1 gigawatts (GW) a year ago to 95.6GW and an increase of 67.4% (38.5GW)....

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  • New report on UK oil & gas supply chain opportunities in the energy transition published

    18 April 2024

    A new report published by independent research and business intelligence company Rystad Energy shows the oil and gas sector’s supply chain possesses between 60 to 80% of the capabilities required to develop the UK’s low carbon energies, but targeted investment is vital to capture the potential of an estimated £150 billion opportunity....

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  • Fire crews stand down following four day blaze at Scottish battery recycling plant

    16 April 2024

    Firefighters have stood down four days after attending an incident at a battery recycling facility in Kilwinning, Scotland on 8 April. At its height, around 40 firefighters and six fire engines were mobilised to the scene after the alarm was raised at a site operated by Fenix Battery Recycling....

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  • Biodiesel waste facility explosion injures one in US

    22 March 2024

    An explosion at a biodiesel waste facility in Ohio, US injured one person on 20 March. The incident happened at a facility operated by Glycerin Traders which specialises in the trading of various grades of glycerin, vegetable & animal fat, mixed alcohol, multiple types of feed ingredients, and most other recyclable, organic ingredients....

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  • First electrons stored as 49MW Jamesfield battery storage facility completed in Scotland

    19 March 2024

    TagEnergy and renewable energy infrastructure developer Harmony Energy’s Jamesfield battery energy storage system (BESS) near Abernethy, in Scotland has gone live following completion of the facility. The 49MW/98MWh standalone project progressively came online from November 2023 as sections of the site were finalised, and became fully energised when construction was completed in early February 2024....

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Lhyfe launches first UK project with plans for 20MW green hydrogen plant 05 March 2024

Global green and renewable hydrogen company Lhyfe has unveiled plans for its first UK plant to support the country’s net zero ambitions. The company's proposed facility in the North East of England is receiving support from Shepherd Offshore, a maritime and energy service provider, following the signing of a land deal....

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EU will miss 2050 climate targets by a decade without urgent action, new report claims 23 February 2024

Despite ambition across its members, the European Union (EU) won’t meet climate targets until well into the 2060s, as focus shifts to energy security and economic stability. Renewables and electrification uptake is due to progress steadily, but nascent technologies, such as hydrogen and carbon capture, need urgent action in the forms of investment, demand certainty, and policy commitment, according to new report from energy research and consultancy firm Wood Mackenzie....

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Fire breaks out at warehouse containing 900 metric tons of lithium batteries 20 February 2024

A fire broke out at a battery recycling facility containing around 900 metric tons of lithium batteries in southern France on 17 February. The blaze started at a warehouse owned by recycling company SNAM in the town of Viviez, north of Toulouse....

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600MW hydrogen plant with carbon capture granted planning permission in UK 20 February 2024

Equinor’s H2H Saltend, a 600-megawatt low carbon hydrogen production plant with carbon capture, has been granted planning permission by the East Riding of Yorkshire Council. One of the first of its kind and scale to be granted planning permission in the UK, Equinor says the plant will help establish the Humber as an international hub for low carbon hydrogen whilst significantly reducing carbon emissions....

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Germany announces €16 billion plan to subsidise first 10GW of hydrogen-ready power plants 06 February 2024

The German government announced on 5 February that it will be subsidising gas power plants that are capable of switching to hydrogen with a reported €16 billion (£13.7bn). The Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action of Germany (BMWK) made the announcement as part of its effort to supplement intermittent renewables such as wind and solar, as well as to accelerate the country’s decarbonisation plans....

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