Zenobē signs open letter to European policy makers and the media regarding the REPowerEU Plan

Signatories welcome the REPowerEU Plan but believe that Europe needs a rapid rollout of proven and scalable technologies to increase grid flexibility and enable the reliable integration of renewables.

Zenobē wins award for innovation at The British Renewable Energy Awards

We are honoured to be the winner of the Innovation category of REA’s British Renewable Energy Awards for innovative inventions and applications in Clean Tech.

Zenobē and Public Power Solutions team up on battery storage project to support clean power in Swindon

Zenobē and Public Power Solutions (PPS) announce that construction is underway for a 12MW/24MWh battery at the Waterside Innovation Hub in Swindon.

Zenobē partners with Airsym on first step in electrifying coach journeys

Zenobē announces a partnership with Airsym to launch into service a brand-new Yutong TCe12 electric coach.

Zenobē starts construction of Scotland’s first transmission-connected battery

It will be the first in Scotland to ease constraints directly from the transmission network, helping to push down energy prices for consumers and accelerate the country’s uptake of renewable energy.

NZ Green Investment Finance supports Zenobē to decarbonise public transport

This will be facilitated by a $20 million investment from New Zealand Green Investment Finance (NZGIF).

Zenobē plans EV buses for Irish market

Steven Meersman spoke to the Irish Sunday Independent about said plans.

Electricity networks collaborate to support decarbonisation of Scottish transport

SSEN Distribution, SP Energy Networks and Zenobē have worked collaboratively through Scotland’s Bus Decarbonisation Taskforce to produce guidance on how fleet operators can switch to electric.

Zenobe announces deal for 130 electric buses for National Express in Coventry

We're partnering with National Express for the UK’s largest ever single electric vehicle (EV) bus fleet transaction, providing 130 electric buses to Coventry.

Zenobē secures up to £241 million in “first of its kind” debt structure to aid growth plans

Pioneering funding platform, advised on by NatWest, takes total debt support from financial institutions in the UK to over £300 million

Partnership with Cardiff Bus helps grow sustainable transport in Wales

Following the launch event for Cardiff Bus’s new fully electric fleet, Zenobē’s work with the operator was covered in Sustainable Bus, Route One, Business News Wales and Insider Media.

Co-founder Steven Meersman talks ZEBRA funding on BBC Radio Tees

Due to the launch of the ZEBRA (Zero Emission Bus Regional Areas) Scheme across England, there have been questions about what this means for local areas.

Zenobē’s first project in Benelux announced

The first Benelux project will provide a 1.4MW second-life battery project to Aertssen’s main office.

Co-Founders listed amongst Business Leader’s top 32 ESG pioneers in the UK

This list was compiled by Business Leader’s readership, who put forward companies and individuals that they believed deserved attention for their achievements in the ESG space.

Co-Founder Steven Meersman in Current News

Our Co-Founder Steven Meersman contributed to a feature piece in Current News detailing the importance of batteries to manage electricity price fluctuations and decarbonise transport.

Zenobe featured on 133 broadcast stations during COP26

Steven talked about the need for action to reduce CO2 and inner-city air pollution by replacing diesel bus fleets for electric zero emissions buses.

Zenobē’s work for Xplore Dundee’s bus depot in the Daily Record

Zenobē’s work installing electric charging infrastructure at Xplore Dundee’s bus depot was announced in the Daily Record. 

Co-Founder James Basden writes for Energy Storage News during COP26

During COP26 James Basden wrote a piece for Energy Storage News about the importance of battery storage in the energy transition.

Co-Founder Nicholas Beatty speaks to IJGlobal and Project Finance International

Our Co-Founder Nicholas Beatty spoke to Project Finance International and IJ Global about Zenobē’s expansion into Australia.

Zenobē wins ‘ESG Infrastructure Deal of the Year’ at the IJGlobal ESG Awards

Zenobē was recognised particularly for Infracapital’s £150m investment in the business, supported by PwC.

Zenobē’s Steven Meersman’s letter to editor featured in The Herald

The letter discusses the UK Government's Net Zero Strategy and the National Bus Strategy in particular.

Australasian Bus & Coach features Zenobē’s work in Australia

The article details the expansion of the e-bus fleet at the Leichhardt depot to become the largest electrified fleet in Australia, a joint venture between Zenobē and Transgrid.

Zenobē and Transgrid featured on The Driven

The article details the ground-breaking project which will bring clean transport to the city.

Zenobē’s James Basden has letter to editor featured in The Independent

The article discusses the need for grid-scale battery storage to make this pledge a reality.

Zenobē Co-Founder James Basden talks to Bloomberg Green

Here, he explains the flexibility that battery storage provides to the electricity network.

Zenobē’s letter to editor featured in The Lancashire Telegraph

The rise in UK gas prices led to widespread discussion about the role of renewables in the energy system and problems with their intermittency.

Zenobē brings major EV fleet to Glasgow for COP26

The partnership will see the implementation of three fully electric bus depots, servicing Dundee and the wider Glasgow areas of Inchinnan and Johnstone.

Santander’s additional funding for Zenobē in Business Leader

The funding will be used to support Zenobē’s growing battery portfolio, such as the 100MW Capenhurst Project as well as facilitating the company’s growth and new projects.

Current News talks to Zenobē Co-Founder James Basden

From Zenobē’s transport and power solutions, to the challenges of greening the transport sector and much more.

Scotland’s first transmission-connected battery by Zenobē

In the year that Scotland hosts COP26, the project will be its first transmission-connected battery directly easing grid constraints, helping to stabilise the system and greater renewable adoption.

Zenobē’s project in Wishaw featured in The Scotsman

The project will see the installation of one of Scotland’s largest battery storage projects.

Zenobē’s second-life battery for Extreme E on Electric Drives

Zenobē is proud to be the Official Energy Storage Supplier for the first season of Extreme E.

Zenobē’s partnership with McGill’s featured in The Scotsman

The project will see the electrification of three bus depots in time for the COP26 climate conference.

Zenobē’s second-life battery powers Extreme E’s operations

Zenobē will provide a second-life battery to help power Extreme E’s team garages and broadcast infrastructure, in support of the series’ net-zero target.

Zenobē Energy featured in the Financial Times

Zenobē Energy was featured in an article in the Financial Times detailing the £150m investment from Infracapital of M&G Investments to support the company’s continuing expansion.

Zenobē Energy secures £150m investment from Infracapital to support the company’s rapid expansion

Zenobē Energy secures £150m investment from Infracapital to support the company’s rapid expansion.

Zenobē announces Europe’s biggest battery with 100MW battery project, Capenhurst

The project will be the world's first battery to absorb reactive power directly from the grid, helping stabilise the system and enable further adoption of renewable power sources.

Zenobē Energy Statement on Clean Air Day 2020

For Clean Air Day 2020, Zenobē Energy proudly reaffirms our commitment to sustainability and the right of every individual to breath clean air.

MEEF Provides Funding for Zenobē Charging Infrastructure for London Buses

The Mayor of London’s Energy Efficiency Fund (‘MEEF‘), has provided a loan to Zenobē Energy to install a charging infrastructure solution at a bus depot operated by Abellio London, in Walworth.

Zenobē Energy, Open Energi and Erova Energy, launch UK’s first fully automated energy optimisation and trading system

Zenobe Energy, Open Energi and Erova Energy, launch UK’s first fully automated energy optimisation and trading system at energy storage site

First double decker electric bus fleet launched by National Express and Zenobē Energy in Birmingham

First double decker electric bus fleet launched by National Express and Zenobē Energy in Birmingham

Zenobē and NatWest financing deal featured in The Guardian

Zenobe Energy has secured a £20m loan from NatWest to finance enough batteries to power about 100 electric buses owned by private transport firms and councils around the UK - The Guardian

EDF and Zenobē announce battery trading deal

EDF and Zenobē announce battery trading deal.

Milestone for Abellio and Zenobē Energy as its first electric buses in London enter service

Milestone for Abellio and Zenobē Energy as its first electric buses in London enter service

Giant battery will power Preston plant with homegrown solar energy

Giant rechargeable batteries have been installed in a Preston treatment works to help power the plant with its own homegrown solar energy.

Zenobē secures up to £20 million of funding from NatWest

Zenobē secures up to £20 million of contracted receivables funding from NatWest to support the company’s growth plans in the Electric Vehicle (‘EV’) sector

Zenobē awarded first long-term reactive power contracts by National Grid

In a energy industry first, Zenobē Energy has been awarded a long-term reactive power contract by National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO).

Zenobē’s Steven Meersman on transitioning to net-zero despite COVID-19

Zenobē Energy’s Steven Meersman writes in an op-ed for LocalGov that transitioning to net-zero must continue to be a priority despite Covid-19.

Zenobē batteries to provide reactive power services to UK electric grid

Zenobē batteries are to be used for reactive power services for the UK grid as part of a ‘world-first’ project to create a new reactive power market for distributed energy resources (DERs).

Zenobē Energy partners with United Utilities to bring largest battery to UK water industry

Zenobē Energy, the leading UK owner and operator of battery storage, today announces its partnership with United Utilities, the UK’s largest listed water company

Zenobē secures £25 million in funding from Santander

Zenobē Energy, one of the UK’s largest independent owners and operators of battery storage, has secured a non-recourse £25m debt facility from Santander Corporate & Commercial.

Abellio and Zenobē Energy to bring 34 electric buses to London

Zenobē Energy, a leading UK owner and operator of battery storage, announces its collaboration with Abellio in London.

Zenobē on BBC Wales

Zenobē Energy featured on BBC Wales online and BBC Wales’ evening news programme, to talk about our partnership with Newport Transport and Yutong.

Zenobē announces partnership with Newport Transport and Yutong on first 15 vehicles under its new funding scheme

The first operator to receive an investment from our £120 million funding scheme is Newport Transport, who are using the investment to purchase 15 Yutong E12 electric single-decker buses.

Zenobē launches up to £120 million of funding to accelerate the rollout of commercial electric vehicle fleets

Zenobē launches up to £120 million of funding to accelerate the rollout of commercial electric vehicle fleets

Zenobe shortlisted for BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2019 ‘Transport Project of the Year’

We’re delighted to have been shortlisted for the ‘Transport Project of the Year’ at the prestigious BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2019.

Japanese giants energise Zenobē’s batteries for electric buses

An energy start-up backed by the former boss of National Grid has secured a £25 million investment from Japanese power giants to support the installation of big batteries for charging electric buses.

Battery storage firm Zenobē lands £25 million investment from Japanese power majors

Battery storage firm Zenobē lands £25 million investment from Japanese power majors

Zenobē Energy featured in the Financial Times

Zenobē Energy’s dynamic business model was mentioned in the Financial Times article published on 8 November 2019: “Number 214 to Highgate leads the UK’s Electric Bus Charge”.

Stagecoach to introduce Zenobē battery powered ‘electric’ buses on the Guildford Park & Ride

Stagecoach to introduce Zenobē battery powered ‘electric’ buses on the Guildford Park & Ride.

British battery player taps TEPCO for cash boost

UK energy storage operator Zenobe has secured £25m from Japanese energy giants Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) and Jera.

UK’s ancillary services dispatched by web-based platform for first time

UK transmission network operator National Grid used a new web-based platform by Zto dispatch ancillary services using battery storage

We’ve secured a ‘landmark’ investment from Santander

Zenobē Energy, formally Battery EnergyStorage Solutions (BESS), an independent system solutions and flexibility services provider, has taken in nearly £80 million in outside investment since November.