e-buses / Utility scale storage / Ozone hole / Robotic fish

20th September 2019

Plenty of fun to be had this week: Friday is children marching for the climate, Sunday is world car-free day, which will no doubt upset Donald Trump as he tries to force California to abandon its car emisions targets. Company news RWE Approved for 17GW Pipeline Deal Officials in Brussels have approved RWE’s deal for … Read More

RHI / Home Solar / Virtual PPA’s / SDG7

7th June 2019

A big thank you to Aurora Energy Researh for their excellent Summer Renewables Summit. A privelege to hear the formidable Doyne Farmer (mathematics professor at Oxford) explain how mere mortal forecasters such as the IEA just don’t understand the concept of exponential growth. Under his model solar energy fits the 35% annual growth model, which … Read More

Zero Carbon Cluster / Electric buses / Swansea Bay / Invisible doors

31st May 2019

The renewables equivalent of Groundhog Day: technologies that keep coming round without getting any closer to generation. This week we have two: Tidal bays and CCS. No doubt next week nuclear fusion will be back. Company news Drax, Equinor and National Grid to create UK’s first zero carbon cluster They have signed a memorandum of … Read More