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Clean Growth Strategy sets direction for UK power system

Clean Growth Strategy sets direction for UK power system

12 Oct 2017, 17:39

The government has placed power and smart systems innovation at the heart of its long-delayed Clean Growth Strategy (CGS), despite offering little more than current funding initiatives for storage, electric vehicle charging and network development.

Tesla battery from Kiwi Power to offer 24/7 frequency response

Tesla battery from Kiwi Power to offer 24/7 frequency response

12 Oct 2017, 08:53

Kiwi Power is to finance and develop a battery storage project at a multi-technology renewable energy site in south Wales, where it will provide constant grid services availability to National Grid for two years in a first for the aggregator.

E.On first to announce completion of EFR battery storage project

E.On first to announce completion of EFR battery storage project

9 Oct 2017, 15:11

E.On has become the first company to have secured an Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) contract last year to announce the completion of its project following the installation and connection of its 10MW battery at the Blackburn Meadows biomass plant last month.

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The Clean Growth Plan: meeting expectation and ambition

27 Sep 2017, 08:39 • By Paul Thompson
The Clean Growth Plan: meeting expectation and ambition

Next week Conservative party members congregate for their annual political conference. Most media coverage and political conversation in Manchester will be dominated by the party’s current political trilemma of Johnson, May, Brexit. Blogging for Clean Energy News, The Whitehouse Consultancy's Paul Thompson looks at where the Clean Growth Plan might sit in that agenda, and what we might see when it's finally unveiled.

Less than a month to go until Solar & Storage Live

Less than a month to go until Solar & Storage Live

6 Sep 2017, 14:08

It’s now less than a month until the doors of Birmingham’s NEC open to visitors attending Solar & Storage Live, the UK’s flagship exhibition and conference for solar, storage and smart technology

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Sponsored Corporate PPAs: How demand flexibility can boost the benefits

4 Sep 2017, 13:09 • By Dago Cedillos
Corporate PPAs: How demand flexibility can boost the benefits

More and more companies are turning to corporate PPAs as a way to power their business sustainably and manage their long-term energy costs. Using demand flexibility to help align patterns of supply and demand can boost the benefits all round, as Open Energi's commercial analyst, Dago Cedillos, explains.

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Flexibility strategy: game changer or simply warm words?

2 Aug 2017, 12:10 • By Robert Ede
Flexibility strategy: game changer or simply warm words?

The government got some positive headlines last week as business secretary Greg Clark announced plans to invest in battery technology and introduce smart technology into the UK’s energy system. Robert Ede, senior consultant at The Whitehouse Consultancy, takes a closer look at the rhetoric to see how it stacks up against reality.