#Renewables

Finnish ‘Sand battery’ offers solution to green-energy limitations

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A Finnish startup - Polar Night Energy - has revealed technology which can use renewable energy to make sand really hot, so the heat can be used in homes when it’s not sunny or windy. The new heat storage system is a 23-foot steel silo filled with over...

The future of UK Tidal energy

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Here’s why UK tides are soon going to play a much bigger part in powering your home Tidal energy has long lurked at the back of the UK’s renewable energy arsenal, outshone by its wind and solar counterparts due in part to early issues with technology readiness and high...

Sweden in race to turn steel green

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Northern Sweden is seeing a race between two steel giants as they race to turn the technology green. H2 Green Steel has revealed plans for a €2.5 billion hydrogen-powered steel plant in Boden, Sweden. The firm is racing again steel giant Hybrit who is testing similar hydrogen steel...

Sydney is currently on 100% renewable energy

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'The City of Sydney' is now completely powered by green energy from solar and wind farms. 'The City of Sydney' ( a bit like the 'City of London' ) is the core commercial borough of the larger Sydney metropolis and home to 250,000 people. So while impressive, there...

Norway bets £2.12 billion on Carbon Capture tech

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Norway - Europes largest producer of oil - is betting on carbon capture to cut emissions. The Scandinavian country, famous for using its oil-resources to create the world largest sovereign wealth fund, is turning to carbon capture to reduce its own emissions A new plan, currently working its...

Isle of Man aims to hit 75% renewables by 2035

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The Isle of Man has revealed a new 'action plan' to tackle the worlds climate crisis by generating 75% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2035. In part, Mann's government wants to do this by creating more on-and-off shore wind farms. Under British law, the Isle of...