Statkraft completes second Irish energy storage project

Europe’s leading producer of renewable energy and route-to-market services, Statkraft, has completed the construction of its second large-scale battery project in Ireland. The Kelwin-2 26MW battery project is located in Tarbert in Co Kerry

Investing in pumped storage ‘could save up to 690m a year on pathway to net zero’

A new report from SSE Renewables focuses on the benefits of new long-duration pumped hydro storage in Scotland

‘The issue of wasted renewable power must be solved now for UK to reach net zero by 2050’

Lane Clark & Peacock LLP has published a new study showing that last year saw 3.6TWh of wind power wasted across the country, primarily as a result of network constraints

Northern Lights: Norway agrees to fund CO2 transport and storage project

Equinor, Shell and Total made a conditional investment decision on the project in May this year

Energy Storage Roadmap launched to outline tech pathway to net zero

Researchers state ‘there is an increasing need for robust heat and electricity storage technologies which can keep energy systems stable and supply reliable’ as the grid decarbonises

World’s largest test facility for CO2 transport officially opened in Norway

The objective of the test facility is to learn more about how CO2 behaves during pipeline transport, which is important to scale up the transport and storage of carbon dioxide in the future

Microsoft joins Norwegian carbon storage project as technology partner

Northern Lights is a joint project between the Norwegian Government and energy companies Equinor, Shell and Total that seeks to standardise and scale CCS across Europe

Connected Kerb lands government funding to demonstrate smart metering for EV charging

The EV infrastructure company is working as part of a consortium that includes Octopus Energy, the Energy Saving Trust, Power Networks Distribution Centre and SLS Ltd

Final 5MW commissioned at UK’s largest council-owned battery site

South Somerset District Council’s site at Fideoak Mill in Taunton boasts a total capacity of 30MW

University of Surrey set to start work on battery that can capture carbon dioxide emissions

The researchers involved hope the work will position the UK as a leader in portable energy storage