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U.K. Gets First New Gas-Fired Plant in Three Years

The U.K. desperately needs more gas-fired power plants and this week it got its first new one in more than three years with the…


Martin Lynch

Tue Oct 04 2016

RWE Buys Belectric’s Solar and Storage Business

RWE AG (XETRA:RWE) (Essen, Germany), like its German rival E.ON SE (FWB:EOAN) (Düsseldorf), continues to push forward with its plans to become…

Power | EU | Solar Power | Energy

Martin Lynch

Thu Sep 01 2016

U.K. Bets Big on Battery Power

We've been hearing about battery storage for some time. Not your average batteries however. Think shipping containers or warehouses filled with tens of thousands of…

Power | Energy | EU

Martin Lynch

Wed Aug 31 2016

U.K. Gets First New Gas-Fired Plant in Three Years

The U.K. desperately needs more gas-fired power plants and this week it got its first new one in more than three years with the commissioning of Carrington Power Station near Manchester. It is the first large-scale gas-fired plant to be opened in the U.K. since 2013. The 880-megawatt (MW) combined-cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plant began full-scale electricity generation »

RWE Buys Belectric’s Solar and Storage Business

RWE AG (XETRA:RWE) (Essen, Germany), like its German rival E.ON SE (FWB:EOAN) (Düsseldorf), continues to push forward with its plans to become a green energy giant. Still battling the massive debts accrued from the government's decision to shut their older nuclear power plants early and close the rest in the coming years, both companies have committed to »

U.K. Bets Big on Battery Power

We've been hearing about battery storage for some time. Not your average batteries however. Think shipping containers or warehouses filled with tens of thousands of lithium-ion batteries and you're in the right ball park. These energy storage projects are starting to crop up all over the globe and all are designed to capture and store energy that can be used »