Powering the UK on wind and solar is not only possible, but the “smart economic choice” according to a new report which has condemned the future prospects of biomass in the country.
Solar Media, publisher of Clean Energy News, is today publishing Solar & Storage Today, a special preview edition of daily newspapers to be distributed at Solar & Storage Live.
Utilities cannot power the clean energy transition alone and must be open to partnering with other sectors, particularly the automotive and IT industries, if they are to evolve.
The government and energy industry must commit to greater collaboration if the UK is to capitalise on the benefits of increasing numbers of electric vehicles, according to a new report from the energy sector’s trade body.
UK energy company Drax is to consider adding a 200MW battery storage project to its coal-fired power station in North Yorkshire in an effort to add value through greater flexibility and extend its operation.
Ministers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have ducked a series of questions surrounding the supposedly imminent publication of its delayed clean growth plan.
Energy generators are calling out for additional support in selling their power more effectively, according to a survey by SmartestEnergy, which found that as much as 8.3% higher revenues could be achieved from more active participation in the energy market.
London’s deputy mayor for energy and the environment Shirley Rodrigues has defended City Hall’s decision to tender for a supplier to provide for its Energy for Londoners rather than set up its own licensed company, saying the former would see the benefits get to householders quicker.
Good Energy has offered further glimpses of its newly digitalised and personalised consumer offering, incorporating new devices and more customer control.
The UK is decarbonising its economy faster than any other country in the G20, new analysis by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has claimed.
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- Lib Dems call for faster pace of emissions reduction to meet Paris agreement
- Bluefield readies value enhancement programme as it ducks asset outages
- Centrica completes 3MW battery install for Gateshead Council
Engie has formally launched its “innovative” tracker tariff, designed to reflect changes in the wholesale electricity price more accurately for consumers.
Uber has pledged to adopt hybrid or fully electric vehicles across its entire UK fleet of uberX vehicles by 2022, beginning with London by 2019 when no diesel vehicles in the capital will be available on the app.
Earlier this morning the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published the results of its second Contracts for Difference round.
The UK’s energy network companies have called on Ofgem to put the good of consumers at the heart of its future price control plans, but have warned the regulator not to impose prescriptive measures on their revenues.
Scotland is aiming to position itself as a low carbon technologies hub by 2020 after first minister Nicola Sturgeon today announcing a £60 million Innovation Fund to support battery storage and other low carbon energy infrastructure.
It’s now less than a month until the doors of Birmingham’s NEC open to visitors attending Solar & Storage Live, the UK’s flagship exhibition and conference for solar, storage and smart technology
UK Power Networks recently unveiled details of its upcoming flexibility services tender, the first of its kind in the UK to be launched on a regional level. Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN, explains what has prompted the tender and how it will work for participants.