AES to retire more than 1GW of coal plants in Chile by 2025

It represents around 20% of the country’s installed coal capacity

Rolls-Royce pledges £80m to develop aviation energy storage tech

Its energy storage systems are expected to enable aircrafts to undertake zero emission flights of more than 100 miles on a single charge

New partnership to develop carbon-free energy storage tech for data centres

Lummus Technology and Energy Internet Corporation aim to provide long duration energy storage, using power from renewable energy sources

‘UK needs 49.5GW of flexibility to become 100% renewable’

Wärtsilä says this is necessary for the UK’s energy systems to be powered by 100% renewable energy

Ofgem unveils new price controls to boost investment for local electricity networks

The plan aims to cut emissions from cars and support more flexible local grids

REA: ‘Energy storage needs cannot be met without market changes’

The REA predicts that the UK will need at least 30GW of long-duration energy storage technologies by 2050, which is currently not possible with the present market and regulations

UK announces £92m of new investment in next-gen green tech

It has launched three innovation challenges focusing on biomass production, energy storage technology and floating offshore wind

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

Mercedes-Benz to supply energy storage systems for hydropower plants

Mercedes-Benz Energy GmbH will partner with ANDRITZ to improve the operational flexibility of these clean energy facilities

Australian IKEA store to transform into power station with launch of microgrid project

The project is designed to generate low cost and clean energy for Adelaide’s community, as well as power the building and its operations