RWE Generation is investigating the construction of a 100MW battery at its Tilbury power station as part of plans to convert the former coal-fired plant to a gas peaking plant.
There are now less than six weeks left to nominate your projects for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has become the second distribution network operator (DNO) to task Open Utility with the development of an online energy flexibility trading tool.
OVO Energy has launched a suite of “revolutionary” products under its proprietary digital intelligence platform, including what has been called the world’s first widely available domestic vehicle to grid (V2G) charger.
Ofgem is to consider Scottish Power’s proposal to create demand side response (DSR) technology classes intended to apply new de-rating factors to energy storage used as part of DSR bids into the Capacity Market in 2019.
BP has pledged to follow an energy transition strategy “resilient to a broad range” of scenarios, refusing to bow to pressure against its gas activity and holding up its acquisition of a stake in a solar developer as evidence of its low carbon activity.
Global utility majors continue to optimise for clean power sector as UK Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) battery project nears completion.
Eelpower has secured a £20 million investment from Gravis Capital Management to build out its pipeline of permitted energy storage sites and pursue new development opportunities.
Oil and gas giant Shell has revealed how it plans to adapt to the low carbon energy transition in the coming years, explaining how it intends to work backwards from the consumer while embracing renewables.
It is increasingly difficult to dispute the importance of energy storage to the future of society – and the power sector in particular. Bo Normark, thematic leader of smart grids and electric storage at InnoEnergy, argues that power providers and utilities need to educate themselves on the new reality and adapt to a new role in the future energy ecosystem.
BayWa r.e. has launched a new energy technologies division for the venture capital market, looking to fund the early development of startups working on new digital solutions, storage and e-mobility.
Four of the world’s leading electricity associations have today urged policy makers to support the “profound transformation” occurring within power networks across the globe.
British Petroleum (BP) is to trial battery storage systems at one of its US wind farms as part of a pilot project designed to provide “valuable insights” for a possible wider deployment initiative.
Transmission system demand is forecast to dip to new lows this summer, but National Grid has once again insisted it has the tools necessary to manage.
Irish utility ESB Networks has launched a landmark project on the Dingle peninsula as it seeks to put its ‘first foot forward’ in rolling out a future proofing strategy for Ireland’s electrical system out to 2030 and beyond.
Scottish Power has come under scrutiny from the demand side response (DSR) sector after proposing to Ofgem that de-rating factors applied to large scale battery storage should be extended to those used to provide DSR in the Capacity Market.