Maybe it’s time to look to Heligoland

Current plans to reinforce the power line between Fort Augustus and the Western Isles, via Skye, reminded me of the controversy that arose when the link was created in the 1980s.


We must lead. We must act.

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a vast impact on people’s lives, as well as on companies around the world.


A hydrogen future on the horizon

Next month, Aberdeen is set to become the first city in the world to introduce revolutionary hydrogen powered double-decker buses. This is not the first time Aberdeen has been a world leader in the adoption of hydrogen for transport. The UK’s first hydrogen production and bus refuelling station opened in the city in 2015, and the arrival of these new vehicles will complement Aberdeen’s existing fleet of 10 hydrogen buses and enhance the city’s role as a pioneer in the adoption of green energy for public transport.


Mummy, Daddy: What can I be when I grow up?

As opposition politicians were lambasting government ministers over this year’s school results the economy was noisily crashing round our heads. GDP fell by over 20%, UK debt rose to £2 trillion and unemployment is back on the rise again.


Africa on the rise

The energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa faces numerous challenges, but there is also an increasing sense of urgency and opportunity for the development of the industry on the continent.


Where is the bio-fuels lobby?

Last week Philip Dunne MP, Chairman of the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC), wrote to BEIS Secretary Alok Sharma requesting support for developing a Hydrogen Strategy.


Embrace hydrogen to achieve net zero

Large-scale hydrogen storage can enable the rise of renewables while bringing benefits to local authorities, transport companies and electricity suppliers.

Renewables/Energy Transition

Low-carbon solutions to change lives

With the human population fast approaching the 8 billion mark and as the great energy transition gains momentum, so the pressure to find wholly sustainable, high efficiency low-carbon replacements for fossil fuels and to stem rising greenhouse gas levels mounts.