Hydrogen Safe partners with RWE to tackle skills gap in Wales

Hydrogen Safe, the hydrogen safety training specialist that acts as a conduit between industry and education, is working with RWE, the UK’s leading electricity generator, to tackle the skills gap that is becoming increasingly evident as businesses transition to greener ways of working in Wales. With targets to become carbon-neutral by 2040, supported by plans to develop a hydrogen plant …

Bibby Marine signs shipyard contract to build zero-emission electric CSOV

Bibby Marine has announced it has signed a shipbuilding contract, to build the world’s first truly zero-emission, electric Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (eCSOV), with shipbuilders, Gondan. The eCSOV will be built in Gondan’s Asturias shipyard in Spain and is scheduled to be delivered in 2026. After a thorough tendering process involving a variety of yards in the UK and overseas, …

IET Powering Net Zero Week 2024: Join the Global Engineering Conference Shaping a Sustainable Future

Birmingham, UK – Powering Net Zero Week 2024, a global engineering conference, will be held from October 22-25, 2024. Organised by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), this event aims to bring together engineers, planners, and innovators to address challenges and explore solutions for achieving a sustainable, net zero future. Following the success of its inaugural event in Glasgow, …

First Hydrogen vehicle trials with Wales & West Utilities

Automotive and green energy developer, First Hydrogen has begun vehicle trials with gas distribution network, Wales & West Utilities (WWU). First Hydrogen’s unique hydrogen fuel cell-powered vehicle (FCEV) will operate from WWU’s Swansea depot, as part of the business’ fleet of 1,300 vehicles, which are deployed across Wales and the south west of England. The FCEV will support network engineers to make …

Natural Power advises on UK’s largest operational solar portfolio

Leading renewable energy consultancy and service provider, Natural Power, has acted as the vendor’s technical advisor for the sale of Toucan Energy’s solar portfolio, consisting of 53 operational solar farms in the UK. With a combined capacity of 513.5 MWp across England, Wales, and Northern Ireland and powering the equivalent of approximately 184,000 homes, the portfolio is the largest operational solar …

eFuel Design & Performance Centre

Liquid Wind, together with international decarbonisation leaders and partners Alfa Laval, Carbon Clean, Siemens Energy and Topsoe, announce the eFuel Design & Performance Centre (DPC) in Hørsholm, Denmark. Recently launched the DPC will drive technological progress, strengthen production capacity and bring in-demand eFuels to market at scale. The shared eFuel DPC is the first of its kind, with a joint …

Funding announced for floating offshore wind vessel

The UK Government has awarded funding to a consortium led by Morek Engineering to design a new class of low-carbon installation vessel for the floating offshore wind market. The consortium has won the funding through the UK Government’s Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition based on their proven track record in innovative vessel design and delivery of complex offshore operations. The consortium …

Ofgem funding to explore underground hydrogen storage technology

National Gas has secured Ofgem Strategic Innovation Funding (SIF) to study a new type of underground hydrogen energy storage – developed by Edinburgh storage specialists Gravitricity – as a potential technology in their plan to decarbonise the UK gas network. Gravitricity has developed H2FlexiStore – a novel, patented technology – which uses the geology of the earth to store up to 100 …

bp awards Lightweight Solar Specialists Solivus contract

Solivus, a pioneering developer of lightweight solar solutions has announced it has been awarded a 3-year contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, and installation of PV Solar Systems for bp and its customers following a rigorous and competitive commercial bid process. The purpose of the contract is for Solivus’ innovative rooftop solar technology to be included in bp’s integrated energy …

Lhyfe launches its first UK project

Global green and renewable hydrogen pioneer Lhyfe has unveiled plansfor its first UK plant to support the country’s net zero ambitions. The company’s proposed facility in the North East of England is receiving support from Shepherd Offshore, a leading maritime and energy service provider, following the signing of a land deal. If plans are approved, Lhyfe’s facility on the brownfield …