News & Media

Major hydro project proposed for Loch Ness

Posted on June 21st, 2018

Details of our proposed Red John pump storage hydro project in Scotland’s Highlands were released this week with a number of outlets including the BBC and The Times picking it up. Plans for a new 400MW pumped hydro scheme east … Continue reading



Combining Battery Storage with Pump Hydro

Posted on June 8th, 2018

Bavaria in southern Germany – which already sources 43% of its energy generation from renewables – last week saw the unveiling of a new multi-million euro project consisting of a battery storage system combined with a pump storage hydro plant … Continue reading


Scotland’s new offshore capabilities

Posted on May 25th, 2018

Crown Estates Scotland has published a paper which includes a draft leasing process to encourage new offshore wind farms in Scotland’s waters claiming that it is necessary to ensure new projects are built from to second half of the 2020s … Continue reading


PUMPED STORAGE HYDRO & THE FUTURE ENERGY MIX

Posted on May 18th, 2018

As the UK continues on its inexorable path to a carbon free energy world, the questions around how this is achieved and the paths that should be taken become ever more pertinent. With the continued closure of large, dirty coal … Continue reading




Britain goes coal free

Posted on April 27th, 2018

This week the National Grid confirmed that Britain did not use coal to generate electricity from Saturday morning to Tuesday afternoon, our longest streak since the 19th century and only a few days after the previous record of 55 hours … Continue reading


Innovative Energy Ideas from Scotland

Posted on April 13th, 2018

The British Geological Society are funding a new project looking into the possibility of benefitting from the vast reservoir of warm water that fills a web of disused mines underneath Glasgow. The naturally heated water that currently populates these mines would … Continue reading


A 100% worldwide renewable future

Posted on April 5th, 2018

A new study into the intermittency of renewable energy and how to resolve the issue has concluded that there may be three methods by which consistent power could be achieved. The research was carried out by Mark Jacobson, a professor … Continue reading


 

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