Cambridge Uni leads team to develop simulator for net zero flights

It has announced the launch of an international group of experts in aerospace, economics, policy and climate science, building the simulator to help achieve one of the world’s biggest decarbonisation challenges

EDP launches new business units to focus on green hydrogen and energy storage

The H2 Business Unit will focus on its opportunity development efforts for green hydrogen in sectors such as steel, chemistry, refineries and cements, as well as long haul heavy transport

Britishvolt and Siemens team up for ‘most efficient’ UK battery gigafactory

The plant’s first lithium-ion batteries is expected to be delivered by the end of 2023

Start-up claims new battery is 40% lower in emissions than market standard

Geyser Batteries claims its battery production emits 40% less GHG than the market standard

Sustainable nickel supply becoming ‘serious issue’ for EV market

IDTechEx says EV powertrains are putting ‘sudden and unprecedented strain on several raw materials industries’

Global market for EV powertrain materials ‘to hit $47bn by 2030’

A new report from IDTechEx suggests traction batteries and motors will see a “meteoric rise” in demand as wide-scale EV adoption ramps up

EnerVenue raises $12m to bring metal hydrogen batteries to market

The batteries are developed for large-scale renewable and storage applications with a 30-year lifespan

Wärtsilä energy storage system to lower Canadian college’s power costs

The new project will minimise the energy consumption from the grid and reduce energy costs for the college

Batteries ‘could enable 25% more renewables to be utilised during peak times’

Northern Powergrid has published the findings from a two-year study into how smart home batteries can increase electricity network capacity

Electric bus builder VDL Bus & Coach introduces lightweight battery pack

The company’s Electric Citeas currently cover more than 130,000 kilometres every day across Europe and have driven a total of 50 million kilometres