Centrica has made a raft of proposals to both government and Ofgem in a bid to “level the playing field” in the energy market.
Centrica has warned that UK businesses are at an increased risk of power-related failures that could endanger employees and profit margins.
The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has confirmed that UK energy infrastructure has been the target of Russian hackers this year.
Electricity North West has said consumers could be saved around £300 million over the next 25 years simply by lowering their electricity supply with voltage controllers without anyone noticing a difference in their power supply.
The UK working alongside Canada has launched an international alliance committing at least 25 nations and states to accelerate the phasing out of unabated coal power in favour of clean energy growth.
Eelpower has commissioned a 10MWh battery storage project, backed with both frequency response and capacity market contracts, in the first of a new pipeline of projects being planned by the company over the next decade.
Lamp posts through the streets of Kensington and Chelsea are to be fitted with electric vehicle chargers in a landmark project between the local council, OVO Energy and its technology partner Ubitricity.
UK renewables and battery developer Anesco has warned that the looming de-rating of battery storage in the Capacity Market risks scaring investors away from the technology.
Citing significant developments in the fields of decentralised generators, smart meters and big data, Ofgem has launched a consultation which could bring about the end of the conventional ‘supplier hub’ model in the UK.
What is thought to be the largest operating containerised vanadium redox flow machine system in the UK has been connected to the grid by redT energy, with the 1MWh project becoming the first to sign up to a local energy market being set up by Centrica.
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- Custom Solar lands three-year Associated British Ports tender for ‘major’ solar roll-out
- NESF commits to developing UK subsidy-free solar in 2018
- EFG Hermes lauds optimisation team as ex-SunEdison portfolio exceeds expectations
- Tesla silent over prospective delays to UK solar roof tile launch
Innogy is doubling down on its vision for growth in decentralised generation and new grid infrastructure as it prepares to “rigorously implement” its new strategy.
Blockchain has received the backing of a powerful coalition of energy companies and trading houses who have announced plans to create and invest in a new venture develop a blockchain-based digital platform for energy commodities trading.
National Grid’s UK power transmission profits slid more than 20% in the first half of its 2017/18 financial year, with the system operator (SO) continuing to prepare for its changing role in the power market.
Open Energi has launched its new Dynamic Demand 2.0 platform, capable of helping businesses shift demand by connecting an increased array of on-site equipment.
Yesterday came the symbolic moment that many in the smaller supplier market had been waiting for as SSE and RWE npower confirmed plans for a merger. However, with issues around competition in the GB supply market and a chequered history of consumer satisfaction, the fall of the Big Six to five may still be a way off.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has refused to provide any clarity over when a decision on the potential derating of energy storage assets within the capacity market (CM) will be made despite a senior policy advisor stating the judgement is “imminent”.
National Grid has issued a warning to battery storage developers that it would expect them not to rely solely on grid balancing markets for revenue.