Ofgem chief executive Dermot Nolan has warned traditional utilities that they could be made “redundant” in a future power market typified by change and new market entrants.
Energy storage investors will need to have their projects in the ground by June next year at the latest if they are to take advantage of the lucrative new ancillary services market set to be implemented by National Grid, according to Sungrow’s European managing director.
Shell has today formally launched its new on-forecourt electric vehicle charging service, dubbed Shell Recharge.
Islington Council has partnered with Robin Hood Energy to launch London’s first municipal energy provider in more than a century.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) could be about to relax its SMETS1 smart meter cut-off point for energy suppliers.
Anesco is investigating how it could adopt flow batteries into future projects instead of lithium as a response to growing uncertainty around the future of storage de-rating in the capacity market.
Bird & Bird’s Simon Shooter takes a look at the Network and Information Systems Directive, what it entails relating to the energy sector and cyber security, and what energy companies must be aware of before its implementation in May 2018.
Shell has bought up Dutch electric vehicle charging provider NewMotion as the company continues to push low carbon transport following news it would roll out chargers at its petrol station forecourts.
The National Infrastructure Commission has placed carbon as one of the three biggest threats posed to the country’s prosperity and quality of life over the coming decades and laid the foundations for a series of new policy proposals in the power sector.
The government has placed power and smart systems innovation at the heart of its long-delayed Clean Growth Strategy (CGS), despite offering little more than current funding initiatives for storage, electric vehicle charging and network development.
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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has welcomed the publication of the Clean Growth Strategy (CGS), but issued a broadside at government plans to use “flexibilities” to meet targets.
National Grid will have a greater power margin this winter than first expected, effectively putting to bed any fears over blackouts this winter.
Kiwi Power is to finance and develop a battery storage project at a multi-technology renewable energy site in south Wales, where it will provide constant grid services availability to National Grid for two years in a first for the aggregator.
The government has confirmed a further £557 million for renewables auctions ahead of tomorrow’s Clean Growth Strategy launch.
Car manufacturer Renault has created a new energy subsidiary which will create smart charging networks, explore vehicle-to-grid (V2G) solutions and utilise second-life EV batteries for stationary energy storage projects.
German clean energy firm innogy has bought Statkraft out of the 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm just weeks after it landed Contracts for Difference support.
Renewables and nuclear combined to generate more than half of the UK’s power for a second successive quarter in Q3, but energy monitoring firm EnAppSys has warned of looming factors that could prevent their share from growing further.