Four projects have been awarded £42 million of government money between them to conduct research aimed at overcoming battery challenges to accelerate the growth of electric vehicles.
Smart charging will allow electric vehicle (EV) drivers to save £170 a year while providing the flexibility needed to meet rising demands on the grid brought about by the EV revolution, according to a new report from Aurora Energy.
National Grid has hit out at Ofgem’s proposals on grid works required for Hinkley Point C, warning they could harm investment in UK energy infrastructure.
SMA Solar Technology, the German inverter manufacturer, is targeting the worldwide digital energy market through the launch of a new subsidiary.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to announce that entries for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 are now open.
Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco) has confirmed it has invested into UK-based blockchain start-up Electron.
Centrica has received planning permission for a brace of battery energy storage units at its UK headquarters in Windsor with a combined capacity of 1MW set to be built at the site.
Electricity produced by the UK’s wind turbines reached record levels this week after 13.6GW of output was recorded which, combined with high output, sent settlement periods into negative pricing.
Keele University is to become a living laboratory for emerging low carbon and smart energy technologies in what is thought to be the largest scheme of its type in Europe and North America.
Today the Committee on Climate Change has delivered its verdict on the government’s Clean Growth Strategy, ultimately calling for more urgent action or risk failing to meet its statutory climate targets.
Northern Ireland’s Queens University Belfast (QUB) has found that battery-based energy storage can provide inertial response for system reliability at one tenth the capacity needed from thermal generation, at a lower cost and with substantially reduced emissions. Dr Marek Kubic at Fluence, which is working with QUB, explains.
Ofgem is to restructure itself around three core divisions in a streamlining exercise intended to initiate a greater focus on protecting consumers.
The UK government must issue firmer, more ambitious decarbonisation policies as a “matter of urgency” if it is to meet its fourth and fifth carbon budgets.
Chargemaster has laid claim to growing its POLAR network of electric vehicle chargers faster than any other in the country, while Source London is preparing to deploy 1,000 chargers of its own across 20 of the capital's boroughs.
Open Utility’s Piclo trading platform is to be used by distribution network operator (DNO) UK Power Networks (UKPN) to develop and trial an online marketplace for local flexibility.
The vast majority of battery projects set to compete in the upcoming Capacity Market (CM) auctions will face significantly decreased de-rating factors after it emerged that most projects are still set to use either 30 minute or one hour duration batteries.