recycled yarn/v2g/pumped hydro/microalgae & focus on electric planes

30th September 2022

I have had to add another section this week entitled “UK Politics”, for rather obvious reasons. I sincerely hope this is a temporary addition. Maybe you could cheer yourselves by watching a recommended documentary on the bbc about oil flaring, called “Under Poisoned Skies”. Not exactly cheerful, but watch it HERE COMPANY NEWS Gresham House … Read More

waste-to-H2/composite sleepers/China ETS/cotton & focus on ESG Invsting

28th June 2021

“Perfect is the enemy of good” was a quote attributed to Voltaire. Maybe he was dreaming of the Chinese ETS when he said it. UK news 40 waste-to-hydrogen refuelling stations planned for the UKElement 2 and Ways2H have joined forces to deliver as many as 40 waste-to-hydrogen refuelling stations in the UK as part of … Read More

heat network/circular fashion/CCUS/hydrogen

2nd October 2020

Celebrating the UK’s first new coal mine for 30 years?? Company news Total to buy 1,600 Source London EV chargepoints from BolloréFrench utility Total is set to acquire a major electric vehicle chargepoint network from the Balloré Group.The 1,600 strong Source London network, which partners with around 20 London Boroughs, was launched in 2010 by … Read More

Wind/hydrogen/plastics recycling & focus on mini-grids

13th July 2020

Contrary to some of the “green critics” mentioned in the Titbit below, I think it is right that the EU is supporting both Green and Blue Hydrogen. Blue Hydrogen can be produced in a zero carbon, or even carbon positive fashion provided some biogas is included in the mix, an easy fix in countries with … Read More

Rewilding/onshore wind/bail outs focus on Forest Cities

30th March 2020

Focus for the environmental industry now must be to challenge attempts to roll back environmental protections under the cover of the crisis. What a difference a week (or two) makes Company news E.ON allies with Octopus Energy to revamp UK retail business E.ON has struck a partnership deal with Britain’s fast-growing Octopus Energy, as the … Read More

We look at the battle between Gas and Renewables, there will be only one winner. We look at some of the exciting early stage companies on show at the annual Ashden Awards

12th July 2019

It feels like there is endless talk in our industry of “transitions” and “tipping points”. However, imagine our surprise when POTUS (can’t bring myself to say his name) steps up and almost acknowledges the issues relating to Climate Change (he still can’t bring himself to say it). Give it six months and he will be … Read More

Batteries show that they are good at Triad avoidance. Siemens Gamesa Proudly unveilthe world’s first Electrothermal Energy Storage system. Volcanic rock is the medium. Bloomberg New Energy Outlook once again upgrades forecasts for renewables.

21st June 2019

Not sure which way to look this week. Canada ratifies tar sands pipeline whilst declaring climate emergency. UK Government refuses to help fast fashion circular economy, yet produces great numbers on carbon intensity in energy generation. Australia gives go ahead to Andana mine Company news Second life battery firm Connected Energy lands £5m investment Connected … Read More