Developers propose plans for UK’s largest solar energy system

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New solar farm could begin producing electricity by 2020 Hive Energy and Wirsol Energy have submitted plans to develop the largest solar farm in the United Kingdom. If the proposal moves forward, the developers plan to have the solar energy system begin generating electricity by 2020. The plan must be approved by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which has shown some support for solar power in the past. Once completed, the new solar farm will significantly increase the UK’s solar energy capacity. Solar energy system aims to…

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Waste to energy plant comes online in Wales

The biggest food to waste power facility in Wales begins operation and will recycle over 22,000 tons of food waste annually. Biogen’s £7.5 million Waen waste to energy plant is located in Denbighshire and will produce 1 megawatt (MW) of renewable energy for the national grid, which is about enough electricity to power 2,000 homes or the entire city of St. Asaph. A bio-fertilizer will also be produced by the plant and supplied to local farmland. The anaerobic digestion (AD) plant will be used for more than just generating power.…

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Hydrogen fuel project welcomes powerful new partners

Government agencies join UK hydrogen fuel project The Greater London Authority, Welsh Government, and Transport Scotland have all joined the UK H2Mobility project. This project aims to promote the use of hydrogen fuel cells in the transportation sector and has been responsible for the building of new hydrogen fuel stations in some parts of the United Kingdom. The UK has a keen interest in clean transportation because it can help the country reach its emissions reduction goals. New members to play pivotal role in development of hydrogen fuel infrastructure The…

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Hydrogen fuel infrastructure gets a boost in Wales

Welsh Government supports hydrogen fuel infrastructure projects ITM Power, a leading developer of hydrogen fuel cells, has announced that it has won a grant for over $1 million from the Welsh Government. The funds will help the company establish a new subsidiary in Wales, which will be responsible for bolstering the hydrogen fuel infrastructure in the region. The United Kingdom, as a whole, has been showing a great deal of interest in clean transportation, hence the intent to bolster the country’s hydrogen fuel infrastructure in order to support a new…

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Panasonic officially welcomed to Cardiff

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  Technology company’s new research and development center finds a home in Wales Panasonic has been developing hydrogen fuel cells that have been used in Japan to power homes for several years. The company believes that other markets are prepared for its fuel cell products and is taking steps to enter into the UK and European sectors. In the UK, The Welsh government has responded well to this move, embracing Panasonic in Cardiff, where a new fuel cell research and development center is taking root. Edwina Hart, an official with…

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