World’s first commercial Carbon Capture machine comes online in Switzerland

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A machine that cleans the air by filtering out carbon dioxide has become a world-first by being the only commercial Carbon Capture Storage machine of its kind. Carbon Capture Storage (CCS) is a process that takes carbon dioxide out of the air and Continue Reading

Project Nexus is complete: What was it, and what happened?

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Xoserve, the administrator of the UK gas network, has announced that Project Nexus was successfully completed on 1st June. The project, an infrastructural upgrade of the UK Link system which manages Continue Reading

Record-breaking renewables contribute more than half of the UK’s electricity on single day

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Renewable energy sources have written themselves into the record books and the history books in the UK, generating more than 50% of the country’s energy on a single day in June. 7th June was an Continue Reading

Icelandic geothermal could one day help to power Britain

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Icelandic geothermal energy could one day help to power British homes and businesses, thanks to a project scheduled to begin in 2020. The Krafla Magma Testbed venture will involve drilling to a Continue Reading

Ofgem’s Smarter Markets programme: What’s affecting the business energy market?

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 Smart meters are coming – that much everyone knows. But they’re just one element of a move towards a “smarter market”: a term coined by Ofgem that marks a nationwide culture change of the electricity Continue Reading

Floating tidal turbine off Orkney Islands smashes generation records

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A floating tidal turbine has smashed generation records in Scotland, matching the generation capacity of offshore wind turbines. The SR2000, designed by Scotrenewables Tidal Power, is the world’s Continue Reading

The Energy Bulletin: Regulations round-up May 2017

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  Project Nexus update Xoserve provides a central service for the Gas Transporters in Britain and manages all of the key information associated with approximately 22 million gas supply points. Continue Reading

The Energy Bulletin: In the news May 2017

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May has been another exciting month for the energy industry, particularly as UK solar power set new records for peak energy generation. In other news, the global renewable energy industry has reached Continue Reading

Dutch focus on offshore wind helps to reduce carbon footprint

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Dutch renewable energy figures received a bump in May thanks to the completion of a new 600 MW offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The Gemini wind farm, situated off the north coast of the Continue Reading

The illustrated step-by-step guide to anaerobic digestion

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Would you recognise an anaerobic digestion plant if you saw one? Shaun Heasman, Renewables Specialist at Opus Energy, knows them inside out – and can prove it. His miniature model making – scroll Continue Reading