Electron has promoted Paul Massara to the position of chief executive as the blockchain tech company prepares to grow in both the UK and internationally with new investment.
National Grid would actively support bringing forward the UK’s ban on the sales of new petrol and diesel vehicles from 2040 by a decade, with a senior representative telling MPs it would offer "a more ambitious target".
There is no guarantee that the Green Investment Bank (GIB) will ever live up to its original ambitions after a privatisation process that undersold it for the British taxpayer and the bank’s green intentions.
‘Flexibilities’ in meeting the UK’s fourth and fifth carbon budgets remain “on the table” despite hefty criticism from the government’s climate change watchdog.
The government has confirmed that it will seek an exemption for green energy tariffs from its looming price cap.
The government has seemingly dropped its targets for the contribution of nuclear to the UK’s energy mix, with secretary of state Greg Clark stating there would be enough power if Hinkley Point C were not completed.
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?.
The roll out of central London’s largest lamp post electric vehicle charging network is nearing completion in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, with over 50 chargers ready for use.
Almost £30 million has been awarded to over 20 vehicle to grid (V2G) projects, uniting vehicle manufacturers, aggregators, infrastructure operators, energy suppliers and academia across the UK in the first major investment in the technology from government.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Only five councils across the UK have taken advantage of a government scheme to fund the roll-out of public charging points for electric vehicles, prompting ministers to write to local authorities calling for more action.
The UK government has today set the date and terms for its phase out of unabated coal generation on the country’s electricity grid.
The UK’s first battery development facility has been confirmed by business secretary Greg Clark, who has announced that £80 million of funding will be ploughed into the Midlands project.
Climate change minister Claire Perry has said she would be “personally disappointed” if the UK used ‘flexibilities’ to fill the shortfall in meeting the fourth and fifth carbon budgets identified in her own Clean Growth Strategy (CGS).
The government’s new industrial strategy has made local smart energy systems one of its priority areas of development.
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has this morning slammed the government over its handling of the Hinkley Point C contract, identifying a catalogue of errors that it said could see consumers footing the bill.
UK renewables and battery developer Anesco has warned that the looming de-rating of battery storage in the Capacity Market risks scaring investors away from the technology.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has refused to provide any clarity over when a decision on the potential derating of energy storage assets within the capacity market (CM) will be made despite a senior policy advisor stating the judgement is “imminent”.
British Gas has partnered with Landis+Gyr to install the very first SMETS2-certified smart meter, heralding a new era for smart, domestic energy.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) could be about to relax its SMETS1 smart meter cut-off point for energy suppliers.
Earlier this morning the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy published the results of its second Contracts for Difference round.
The government has today completed its sale of the Green Investment Bank, freeing new owner Macquarie to invest in green infrastructure projects overseas.
Six of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade associations have called on energy secretary Greg Clark to embrace low carbon sectors in the UK’s industrial strategy or miss the chance to take a strategic lead.
The government’s £11 billion roll-out of smart meters must be judged by the long-term benefits it offers consumers, energy minister Jesse Norman has insisted.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has disputed comments made by a Conservative MP last week that the government’s carbon plan would be published as late as June.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has kicked off the tender for its industrial energy efficiency incubator project.
The government’s Electricity Demand Reduction (EDR) pilot has reported positive interim results mid-way through its initial run.