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Highview Power Storage liquid air energy storage will be commercial scale in 2015

March 21st, 2014 by Highview Power Storage

GE Oil & Gas has signed a global licensing and technology collaboration agreement with Highview Power Storage, a U.K supplier of large-scale liquid air energy storage (LAES) systems. The companies will explore opportunities to integrate Highview’s LAES technology in peaker power plants where GE gas turbines and gas engines are currently or will be installed […]

GE researching and developing lower cost wind turbine technology

December 31st, 2012 by GE Global Research

GE, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (Virginia Tech), and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), will begin work on a project that could fundamentally change the way wind blades are designed, manufactured and installed. With most of the cost of electricity from wind energy tied up in the initial capital investments made in the […]

Energy efficiency and support for renewables key to market reform

July 12th, 2011 by WWF

WWF welcomes the UK Government’s ambition on renewables but expressed concern that the proposals set out in the UK Government’s Energy White Paper do not go far enough in their support for energy efficiency. A focus on energy efficiency could substantially reduce the costs of moving towards a renewably powered and competitive UK economy. Energy […]

UK government needs to ‘seal the deal’ on offshore renewable energy investment

May 11th, 2011 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the UK’s leading renewable energy trade association, today welcomed plans by Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas to set up an offshore manufacturing base in Sheerness, Kent.

GE Launches Phase II Multi Million Euro Open Innovation Challenge

January 28th, 2011 by Science Business

GE (NYSE: GE) today launched the second phase of its ecomagination Challenge, seeking partnerships with European researchers and innovators. Called Powering Your Home, GE has set aside a $200 million fund to invest globally into promising start-ups and breakthrough ideas for home energy creation, management and use. GE and its venture capital partners will also […]

Carbon Trust investigation finds that UK risks lagging behind Germany in race for Green Growth

January 20th, 2011 by Carbon Trust

A Carbon Trust investigation reveals that three times as many top UK decision makers believe Germany is better prepared than Britain to take advantage of the £3.2 trillion global environmental market. The research coincides with the launch of a new Carbon Trust ‘Green Growth’ campaign backed by business leaders including; Ian Cheshire of Kingfisher; Lord […]