The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has issued a damning verdict of the government’s approach to clean energy investment in recent years, calling on it to publish an urgent plan to plug looming policy gaps.
A new solar generation record was set earlier this week, the latest in a string of renewables milestones to fall this spring.
Vattenfall has brought online its 22MW battery project co-located with the Pen y Cymoedd onshore wind farm in Wales, becoming the latest company to start delivering sub-second frequency response to National Grid.
Engenie is aiming to install 1,500 electric vehicle chargers nationwide able to charge up to 150kW having secured investment from international banking group Investec last month.
The government will publish annual reports on the current and planned roll out of smart meters after the House of Lords expressed concern about a scheme which some Lords said was in “disarray”.
Consumers will have to foot a bill of around £1.5 billion over a 15 year period as a result of government changes to the Contracts for Difference mechanism which resulted in higher strike prices in the September 2017 auction.
The Vehicle to Grid Britain consortium will develop driver-centred business models to support the rapid roll out of vehicle-to-grid V2G technologies, enabling millions of electric car batteries to become a vital part of the UK energy system. Chris Wright, the chief technology officer of UK home battery company Moixa, talks us through the mission behind V2GB and the potential impact of the study.
ChargePoint has continued its charge into the UK’s electric vehicle charging sector by securing a comprehensive partnership agreement with utility services provider Fulcrum.
The electric vehicle infrastructure industry is to gather this summer to tackle some of the most pressing themes impacting one of the great modern challenges; the electrification of transport.
The UK’s power system could become greener and more efficient if excess generation, typically from renewable sources, was used to create hydrogen.
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- Whitbread ramps up solar portfolio, backs PV as ‘fantastic’ investment proposition
- E.On and Google to bring Sunroof collaboration to British homeowners
- 9.42GW: UK solar fleet sets another new generation record
- National sustainability policy has led to “confusion and uncertainty” for local authorities
In the second in a series of blog posts from NextEnergy Capital, outlining an array of policy proposals with the potential herald in the low carbon energy transition and deliver a subsidy free and effective low carbon economy, Abid Kazim examines how to create a level playing field for low carbon technologies enabling them to compete more effectively.
Solar PV was the UK’s dominant source of power for a three-hour period on Sunday afternoon as the country basked in bank holiday sunshine.
British solar developer Lightsource BP has acquired Irish Internet of Things specialist Ubiworx in a deal which the company said would allow it to take advantage of a “reinvention” in energy.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has referred the proposed merger of SSE’s retail division with Npower for an in-depth investigation.
SolarEdge, the manufacturer of inverters for use in solar PV and storage installs, has unveiled a new virtual power plant solution which it says can greatly increase the value of domestic batteries.
Michael Phelan, CEO and co-founder of GridBeyond, talks about the importance of energy resilience behind the meter, what resilience looks like to C&I energy consumers, and how storage, predictive maintenance and on-site assets play their parts.
Green utility Ecotricity has turned to Germany’s Next Kraftwerke to help operate a future virtual power plant (VPP).