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Good progress but much more to do to fulfil Scotland’s CO2 reduction ambitions

 

24th March 2015. A new report published by the UK Committee on Climate Change (CCC) concludes that Scotland has continued to make good progress towards meeting ambitious targets to reduce greenhouse ...

http://www.theccc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Scotland-report-v6-WEB.pdf  Link to external site

 

Arctic sea ice maximum reaches lowest extent on record

 

19th March 2015. The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) has issued an update on winter sea ice conditions in the Arctic Ocean. This year's maximum Arctic ice extent is the lowest in the ...

http://nsidc.org/news/newsroom/arctic-sea-ice-maximum-reaches-lowest-extent-record  Link to external site

 

Hydrogen Office in Methil will host Toshiba's first hydrogen research project outside Japan

 

18th March 2015. Toshiba Corporation of Japan has announced that it will participate in the Levenmouth Community Energy Project in Fife, Scotland, a major 4-year project to investigate the potential ...

http://www.toshiba.co.jp/about/press/2015_03/pr1801.htm?from=RSS_PRESS&uid=20150318-3618e  Link to external site

 

Scottish Government announces £21 million for community ownership of energy projects

 

17th March 2015. Five projects across Scotland will benefit from more than £20 million in funding from the Local Energy Challenge Fund that will help reshape how energy is delivered and used in ...

http://news.scotland.gov.uk/News/-21-million-for-community-ownership-of-energy-projects-1751.aspx  Link to external site

 

FCH-JU releases new McKinsey study on Commercialisation of Energy Storage in Europe

 

18th March 2015. This report focuses on how current and new storage technologies can contribute to the effective integration of intermittent renewable generation such as wind and photovoltaic into ...

http://www.fch-ju.eu/sites/default/files/CommercializationofEnergyStorageFinal_3.pdf  Link to external site

 

Aberdeen launches Europe's largest hydrogen bus fleet

 

11th March 2015. The UK’s first hydrogen bus refuelling station has been officially opened in Aberdeen. The depot at Kittybrewster uses a 1MW electrolyser to produces hydrogen from electricity, ...

http://www.aberdeeninvestlivevisit.co.uk/News1131.aspx  Link to external site

 

ITM Power announces £4.9m Strategic Investment by JCB

 

12th March 2015. SHFCA member ITM Power, the energy storage and clean fuel company, has announced that J.C.B. Research and Valebond Consultants Limited, a company wholly owned by Jo Bamford have ...

http://www.itm-power.com/news-item/4-9m-strategic-investment-by-jcb-in-itm-power  Link to external site

 

AFC Energy Signs Milestone 50MW Deal for Deployment of Fuel Cells in South Korea

 

10th March 2015. SHFCA member AFC Energy plc has announced the signing of a milestone 50MW Deal with Samyoung and Changshin for the Commercial Deployment of Fuel Cell Technology in South Korea. This ...

www.afcenergy.com  Link to external site

 

Fuelling Britain’s Future : Low-carbon Vehicles cut fuel costs and deliver air quality benefits by 2030

 

9th March 2015. Cambridge Econometrics, building on the success of the award-winning report ‘Fuelling Europe’s Future’, has undertaken a research project to assess the economic ...

http://europeanclimate.org/fuelling-britains-future/  Link to external site

 

UK’s First Supermarket Forecourt Hydrogen Fuelling Dispenser Opens at Sainsbury’s in London

 

10th March 2015. The UK’s hydrogen transport system has taken another important step forward with the opening of the country’s first supermarket hosted hydrogen station, owned and ...

 
 

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