Energy auctions can pick winners – and create losers. Will the UK’s next energy auction boost the UK’s lead in tidal energy – or gift our early-mover advantage to competitors overseas? And of course, we have been here before…
The family car of the future will no doubt be electric, but more challenging are heavy vehicles, which account for around 30 percent of transport emissions. Digital hydraulics offer a solution, says Niall Caldwell from Artemis Intelligent Power.
Battery-driven diggers may sound appealing, but in reality the energy requirements of off-road machinery make electric power very limited in practice. However a new breed of digital hydraulic pumps is set to transform the sector.
Scotland’s island groups – the Western Isles, Orkney and Shetland – are some of the windiest places not just in Europe, but in the world. Now plans to connect them to the GB electricity grid could spark a £2.5 billion British investment boom.