The relationship between decarbonisation and energy security is “far from straightforward” and demand reduction strategies will be key to ensuring a stable energy system, the UK Energy Research Council has warned.
EDF has set its sights on becoming a European leader in energy storage after announcing plans to invest €8 billion (~£7 billion) in deploying 10GW of new projects by 2035.
Ofgem’s price controls are proving a barrier to the ‘targeted intervention’ needed to deploy a national network of ultra-rapid electric vehicle (EV) chargers and solve range anxiety, according to National Grid’s project lead on EVs.
The UK’s domestic renewables and low carbon sectors need urgent clarity over Brexit-related issues if they are to continue to succeed, Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has warned.
Trina Solar, one of the world’s largest solar panel manufacturers, is to start selling electricity under the banner of a new energy Internet of Things push.
Northern Powergrid (NPg) has called on the energy sector to collaborate to decide the future of network-scale energy storage after differences in the role of network owned and operated batteries emerged between differing distribution network operators (DNOs).
Liam Stoker talks to Andrew Scobie and Richard Dowling of the Faraday Grid to talk fixing a broken energy system, an internet-esque revolution at grid-level and what’s wrong with electric vehicles.
Battery energy storage is now being used at two of the largest river hydro projects to deliver a range of grid services, load shifting and energy trading, with a third planned for later this year by Barn Energy.
Ofgem stressed that it will need the help of industry if it is to strike the right balance between enabling the energy transition and keeping costs to within acceptable limits, as it designs the second set of network cost controls.
Pod Point has completed the installation of 67 electric vehicle charge points at the head office of contracting firm Skanska UK, making it the home of what is now thought to be the largest single site installation of EV chargers in the country.
Centrica is preparing its behind the meter energy storage offering to businesses after signing a framework agreement with Powerstar, a partnership that has already seen Centrica order a combined 1MW of systems for its own head office.
Good Energy is to pivot its core business towards energy services instead of supply, an area which it sees as the “future value” of the energy sector as the clean energy transition continues.
A new record for wind generation was set in the UK last weekend against the backdrop of an increasingly competitive subsidy-free race in Europe.
London’s councils are expecting to install over 2,600 charging points across the capital in the next financial year following a call by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and London cab drivers to install more chargers throughout the city.
A European consortium is to test the use of long duration storage flow machine technology with a large scale tidal energy project planned for the UK later this year.
Limejump is to take on the commercial responsibilities of what is thought to be the largest community battery in Europe currently being built at a new housing development in Nottingham.