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Development consent for what would be the UK's largest solar farm is expected to be confirmed by the Government this week, which could also see the world's largest energy storage system co-located at the site in the Kent countryside. Wirsol Energy and Hive Energy are hoping to receive development consent from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) on Thursday (28 May) for the £450m Cleve Hall solar farm, located outside of Faversham close to the village of Graveney in Kent.If approved, development on the subsidy-free project would begin next year, with electricity generation expected to start by...

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National Grid has announced plans for a £10 million trial project to test if hydrogen can heat homes in the UK and reduce carbon dioxide emissions from industry.The plan is to build a hydrogen test facility at Spadeadam in Cumbria – the project, which will be delivered by the risk management and energy group DNV GL with support provided by the independent regulator HSE Science Division, Durham University and the University of Edinburgh, will involve using retired assets to create a network where hydrogen will be tested at transmission pressures, to assess how the equipment performs.For this development, the electricity...

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Onshore renewables could pump £28.9 billion into the UK economy by 2035 and save consumers up to £1.5 billion every year.That’s just one of the findings of a new analysis by the renewable energy investment company Thrive Renewables, which suggests there is a £66.5 billion potential investment opportunity if the government takes the necessary measures.Trade bodies suggest 77MW of the required growth to hit net zero can be delivered by onshore renewables by 2035. This will require building 5.5GW of onshore renewable capacity annually between now and 2035.This creates an annual investment opportunity of £4.75 billion with an estimated £2.75...

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