The renewables and decentralised energy generation industries have slammed Ofgem’s decision to cut embedded benefits, warning that it risks damaging next-generation power flexibility.
The UK must remain as closely aligned as possible to the wider European energy market after it exits the European Union, a leading trade association has warned.
Italian utility Enel has agreed to pay $300 million (£235 million) to acquire the US demand response and energy management software firm Enernoc.
Solar is set to play a prominent role in future energy systems, according to the chief executive of French power company Engie.
UK power giant Centrica has disposed of the last of its combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) power stations in the UK to focus primarily on decentralised generation assets.
The UK energy efficiency market is currently buoyed by growing order books and increasing customer satisfaction.
Environmental coalition Greener UK has stressed the need for any future repeal bill to ensure existing environmental laws remain in place.
Adoption of ultra-low emissions (ULEV) and electric vehicles accelerated dramatically in the UK in the year ended 31 March 2017, sending registrations above the 100,000 mark for the first time.
Robyn Lucas, data scientist at Open Energi, discusses the company’s collaboration with energy suppliers and their customers to help make the most of the flexibility in their energy consumption. Using smart demand flexibility to sustainably balance the system, we can mitigate the risk of volatile prices and help reduce rising system charges.
National Grid is expecting a more significant electricity margin this winter as the capacity market begins to deliver back-up generation.
- Foresight puts further storage projects in its crosshairs
- Engie chief lauds ‘prominent’ role for solar in future energy systems
- LEON switches supply to summer sun
- UK solar market resurgent as attentions turn to post-subsidy business models
- NESF adds £126.5 million to acquisition fund via oversubscribed placing
Oil major BP has said that energy markets across the globe are witnessing a significant transition, powered by renewables at the expense of coal.
The UK’s solar industry installed nearly 640MW of solar throughout Q1 2017, edging the technology’s UK-based capacity nearer 13GW.
The Carlsberg Group has pledged to eliminate all carbon emissions from its breweries by 2030, taking the immediate step of transitioning to 100% renewable electricity by 2022.
Giants of the UK energy sector are to work within a new collaborative group aimed at enabling significant cost reductions for the electricity system through the use of energy storage applications.
The UK grid’s carbon intensity dipped to within what is required by the fifth carbon budget yesterday as low carbon sources surged to 80% of demand.
A five-year smart grid project to integrate renewables onto Shetland’s local energy system using large scale storage and new forms of network management has been hailed a success by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN).
Swedish state-owned energy company Vattenfall is to collaborate with 22 other European energy trading firms to launch a blockchain-based energy trading pilot.