Microsoft retrieves underwater data centre powered by tidal and wave energy

This is the final stage of research to investigate if it is logistically, environmentally and economically practical to operate data centre units left on the seafloor for years

Tech start-up Solo Energy bought by Smart Metering Systems

The acquisition is expected to boost Smart Metering Systems’s ambitions in the Virtual Power Plant sector

Giant battery to store energy on the Orkneys

Japanese technology firm Mitsubishi and Scottish energy supplier SSE are going to test the limits of energy storage with what is effectively a gigantic rechargeable battery in the Orkney Islands. The battery will mostly store extra renewable energy generated by the community wind farms on the islands. The trial is meant to show a stable power […]

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