Solar thermal/rooftop solar/HVO/methane/volcano/perovskite solar

13th January 2023

COMPANY NEWS UK solar innovator Naked Energy continues European expansion with new partnershipsBritish solar thermal design and engineering company Naked Energy has announced further international expansion after partnering with two leading European engineering-led firms.Portuguese business Tech4Food will now offer Naked Energy’s cutting-edge solar thermal and photovoltaic thermal (PVT) products as part of its engineering solutions … Read More

private wire/BECCS/landfills/the Arctic & focus on nuclear fusion

12th August 2022

Will the real Kwasi Karteng please stand up: this week our Energy Secretary has bemoaned the use of imported biomass at Drax saying that it is not sustainable and “makes no sense to me”. The next day he announces a new consultation from the govenment to encourage Bioenergy with carbon capture (see below). His stance … Read More

Heat networks/price spikes/E10/green bonds/small nuclear & focus on the Budget

6th March 2020

Politicians tend to get derided for making “U turns”, but when you are reversing the dismal legislation of your predecessors it should be applauded: welcome back onshore wind and solar in the UK! Company news Ikea slashes global emissions as business growth continues The world’s largest furniture retailer revealed in its latest sustainability report that … Read More

Grid stability / cement / plastic recycling / flow battery & focus on Concetrated Solar Power

31st January 2020

Theme for this week is how the energy transition juxtaposes traditional connections: jet fuel made from water, roads and schools made from plastics, even American muscle cars turning into electric SUV’s Company news Ørsted posts bumper earnings, eyes hydrogen investments Ørsted earnings for 2019 “exceeded expectations” with operating profit up 17 per cent to £1.99bn … Read More