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UK’s energy storage capacity ‘set to soar’

World Bank Group commits $1bn to accelerate battery storage

The World Bank Group has committed $1 billion to accelerate investments in battery storage for energy systems in developing and middle-income countries. The program is...
New energy tech could save UK’s industrial sector £540m

New energy tech could save UK’s industrial sector £540m

The UK’s industrial sector could save at least £540 million on its energy bills by adopting new energy technologies such as solar and battery...
In brief: Seven Trent acquires AD specialist for £120m

In brief: Seven Trent acquires AD specialist for £120m

UK water company Seven Trent is acquiring food waste recycling specialist Agrivert for £120 million. Agrivert has five well-established food waste anaerobic digestion plants. Its...
Oxford PV-led consortium raises €2.8m to advance perovskite-silicon solar cells

Oxford PV-led consortium raises €2.8m to advance perovskite-silicon solar cells

Oxford PV is leading a consortium to further demonstrate the manufacturability of perovskite-silicon tandem solar cells. The consortium has secured €2.8 million from the German...
Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted acquiring Lincoln Clean Energy for $580m

Danish energy giant Ørsted is acquiring US-based wind farm developer, owner and operator Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE) for $580 million. Since I Squared Capital acquired...
£82m wind farms refinancing agreement for Banks Renewables

£82m wind farms refinancing agreement for Banks Renewables

Banks Renewables has secured an £82 million refinancing deal to help fund the next stages of its development. The firm has worked with lenders National...
Apple launches clean energy fund in China

Apple launches $300m clean energy fund in China

Apple has launched a ‘first-of-its-kind’ investment fund in China which, it says, will connect suppliers with renewable energy sources. The fund its part of the...
North American launch for Green Investment Group

North American launch for Green Investment Group

Macquarie Capital is launching Green Investment Group in North America where it will focus on asset creation in the renewables sector. The launch builds on...
North American launch for Green Investment Group

€3m for Nines PV to bring novel PV manufacturing to market

Nines PV, the Irish equipment and process development firm, has secured €3 million from InnoEnergy to help bring its novel, universal etching/texturing process for...
Lloyds launches £2bn clean growth finance

Lloyds launches £2bn clean growth finance

Lloyds Banking Group has launched a new £2 billion clean growth finance scheme to help its Commercial Banking customers invest in a lower carbon...

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Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted to invest £23bn in green energy

Ørsted has this week revealed its new strategic ambition and financial targets, including plans to invest £23 billion in green energy towards 2025. “We expect...

Solarcentury gets green light for Spanish solar power projects

British power company Solarcentury has received the green light to construct four solar parks in Seville, Spain. The projects, known as “Cerrado Cabrera”, “El primo...
Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

Flexible energy options make power systems cleaner, cheaper

Flexible energy options, such as energy storage, smart-charging electric vehicles, demand response and interconnectors, are needed to ensure that the energy transition proceeds on...