Tag Archives: Energy

Nuclear fusion breakthrough: UK at ‘forefront of new frontier’ for clean energy holy grail

The UK is at the forefront of a new energy “frontier” as it prepares to create the world’s first nuclear fusion-powered plant, a senior official has claimed. The world’s first compact nuclear reactor is set to be operational by 2040, scientists at UK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA) say. Read more via Express.

New Battery Beats Tesla’s Lithium-Ion By A Mile With 100x Cheaper Price Tag, 100% Recyclable and Longer Lifespan

The world’s energy landscape is witnessing a major transformation with the advent of a pioneering start-up, Airthium. Committed to revolutionising energy storage, Airthium has developed a groundbreaking mechanical ‘battery’ that boasts 100% recyclability, a longer lifespan, and 1/100th the cost of lithium-ion batteries at $2/MWh. The start-up recently launched on Wefunder, a popular start-up investing site […]

Are you guilty of ‘double dishwashing’? Here’s how it’s damaging the environment

Three in five of the 12 million UK households with a dishwasher admit to pre-rinsing their dishes before loading the dishwasher. Utilita Energy, the UK’s only supplier created to help households use less energy, analysed results from a 2,000-household behaviour study to find the most common dishwasher bad habits. Read more via EURO News. 

Which European nations are winning the heat pump race?

When Andreas Rosen decided to future-proof his home in Germany’s Mosel wine region, he knew he wanted to upgrade his heating system to a low-carbon heat pump. About half of Germany’s 41 million homes currently rely on gas heating, with another quarter running on oil. In a bid to encourage homeowners to decarbonise their heating, […]

Going green, or going nowhere: UK energy industry warns government

The energy industry has sounded a warning bell, urging the government to accelerate the pace of its net zero targets. Regen’s Chief Executive Officer Merlin Hyman, responded to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s report on the decarbonisation of the power sector, warning that policy uncertainty and the lack of a clear delivery plan could put the 2035 […]

UK creates Department for Energy Security and Net Zero

The former Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) Department will be split into the Energy Security and Net Zero Department, a promise made by Rishi Sunak during his Tory leadership campaign and the Department for Business and Trade. Keep reading on Energy Live News