Limejump has added Britain’s largest battery storage system to its aggregation assets after winning a contract from UK Power Networks (UKPN) to take on the commercial operations of the Leighton Buzzard battery.
Italian energy company Enel has agreed terms to buy Element Power’s 12.5MWh battery storage project, which secured one of the most remunerated contracts in last year’s Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) tender by National Grid.
Distribution network operator and energy firm Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) has revealed how it is preparing for a new, more flexible energy system in the UK.
The management team behind Manchester City Football Club’s campus will focus on new energy solutions over the remaining development of the 600 acre Etihad campus according to the club’s director of estate development.
A number of demonstrator projects of smart grid and storage technologies have been awarded funding under Scotland’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP).
Renewables utility Good Energy has launched a corporate bond offer as it looks to plough investment into a diversification strategy focusing on battery storage and EV charging networks.
Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) could receive C&I-scale battery storage applications at its stadium and ‘campus’ development as part of its ongoing relationship with power management firm Eaton.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is to trial an 180kWh energy storage machine from redT energy which will aim to time shift on-site solar generation while providing backup in the event of a mains outage.
Almost £250 million is to be spent by the UK government on the development of batteries for electric vehicles over the next four years should the Conservatives be returned to Parliament in June.
Flow battery provider redT will deliver a 1.08MWh energy storage project to support the distributed energy system in Cornwall and potentially take part in Centrica’s developing virtual energy marketplace.
Stephen Cirell looks at recent developments in the US market and suggests how the public sector could provide the kind of surge the electric vehicle market is waiting for.
Independent utility Tonik Energy is to partner with battery storage manufacturer Powervault to trial a new ‘storage tariff’ in the UK market.
A majority of commercial and industrial (C&I) firms in the UK would trust their energy suppliers with the installation of smart and distributed energy systems rather than installers, a new survey has found.
A £10 million fund has been made available to support the deployment of low carbon projects in rural parts of Scotland in an effort to boost local economies while reducing carbon emissions.
Clean energy utility Good Energy has said it is to streamline its business in order to pursue new smart energy technologies such as electric vehicles and storage.
Renewables and distributed generation the ‘new power reality’ for utilities
Stephen Cirell looks into how local authorities might be able to break into the energy storage market by aggregating capacity from EV fleets and embracing nascent vehicle-to-grid technology.
A multi-million pound EU funded project is set to provide the Isles of Scilly with a new smart energy system, using new software platforms to manage supply and demand through renewables, energy storage and electric vehicles.
National Grid is reportedly in talks with Google’s machine-learning company DeepMind to see how the British firm’s artificial intelligence (AI) technology can be used to help manage supply and demand and across the energy system.
A new project is set to test the feasibility of turning a car park into a MW-scale battery to provide power on demand to the electricity grid from electric vehicles.
The potential impact of electric vehicles (EVs) and the associated infrastructure on the UK’s energy system is being largely ignored, according to speakers at Solar Media’s Energy Storage Summit.
A House of Lords report calling for decarbonisation of the energy system to be relegated in favour of security of affordable supply has been slammed by green industry critics, who have called its conclusions ‘out of touch’ and ‘backward-looking’.
Power giant Centrica returned to growth in 2016 as it continues to shift its focus towards more distributed power markets.
Centrica has begun its recruitment drive for businesses and homes wishing to participate in its local energy market trial in Cornwall.
The UK government must act urgently to support greater flexibility in the country’s power system or risk escalating system costs, the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has warned.
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Michael Bironneau, technical director at Open Energi, analyses the need for AI and machine learning to help shape the UK’s future electricity network.
With SunEdison’s rooftop solar business ready to bring out of hiatus, a residential storage product emerging from development and at least one eye on acquisitions, Ecotricity is preparing itself for what looks like being an increasingly tempestuous energy supply market. Inside Clean Energy spoke to founder Dale Vince to find out what else he has up his sleeve.
The UK’s energy sector needs start-up utilities to help prevent larger suppliers and energy companies from stagnating, a panel has heard.
Entries are now open for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards 2017, which is to return for its fifth successive year.
Sebastian Blake, commercial analyst at Open Energi, looks at the prospects for demand side response and battery storage technologies to revolutionise how energy security is guaranteed within the national grid.