The UK’s largest energy companies need to install around a million smart meters every month between them to meet the 2020 roll-out target, according to analysis by consumer group Which?.
National Grid has outlined the key activities it will deliver over the next year as it prepares to launch the new independent Electricity System Operator (ESO) on 1 April 2019.
2018 will prove to be a critical year for the development of the UK’s future smart grid system, according to the Energy Networks Association’s (ENA) head of innovation and development, who has given Clean Energy News more detail on the upcoming work under the Open Networks initiative.
Jeremy Corbyn has claimed grid operators have failed to connect renewables to the grid while overcharging their customers, branding them “even worse” than energy suppliers that “jack up prices”.
Prominent politicians from across the political spectrum have warned against the UK’s departure from the Internal Energy Market (IEM) as part of Brexit, despite the country’s exit from the single market taking automatic continuation “off the table”.
A consortium of companies from the energy, flexibility, technology and engineering worlds has been formed in a bid to bring a flexibility trading platform to market.
The Open Networks project from the Energy Networks Association (ENA) is calling for views on its 2018 workplan through the issuing of a consultation, which sets out the ‘significantly larger’ body of work set for the current year.
Innovations to help vulnerable energy customers are at risk of sliding down supplier agendas as a result of the sheer pace of change elsewhere, a new report has warned.
A botched Brexit would threaten the UK’s energy security by having severe implications on its ability to trade energy with Europe, the House of Lords has warned.
Energy companies and utilities could face fines of up to £17 million if they are found to have insufficient cyber defences, the government has warned.
Northern Powergrid (NPg) has unveiled an £83 million plan to upgrade thousands of substations across its network with new communications systems to create “the backbone of a smart grid” fit for the future.
A group of claimants have failed in their bid to delay Ofgem’s implementation of drastic changes to Embedded Benefits payments.
The Clean Growth Strategy (CGS) should take a more ‘whole system approach’ to fully harness the potential for economic decarbonisation offered by energy networks, according to the Energy Networks Association (ENA).
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.