South Africa’s mine shafts could become ‘energy reserves’ to tackle shortage

Innovate UK funding of £300K aims to allow start-up Gravitricity to take pressure off grids and ensure a continuous supply of power

EU energy sector needs trillion Euros of investment

An investment of €1 trillion (£846bn) is needed in the European Union’s energy network over the coming decade to avoid a crisis. That’s the conclusion of an eight-month inquiry by the House of Lords into the EU power sector. The report said investors were being held back due to a lack of clear policy from […]

Could Thailand face energy blackouts?

Fears have been raised that Thailand could face power blackouts in April if it doesn’t get to grips with an impending energy crisis. The nation is preparing for a huge national holiday where thousands celebrate over a couple of days, culminating in Songkran or Thai New Year on 13 April. Pailin Chuchottaworn, CEO of state-owned […]