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.
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.
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.
Global utility majors continue to optimise for clean power sector as UK Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) battery project nears completion.
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.
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.
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.
Energy tech firm Origami Energy has raised more than £18 million in Series B funding, including participation from on-site power specialist Aggreko.
In the first of a series of blog posts from NextEnergy Capital on what’s needed to herald in the low carbon energy transition, MD Abid Kazim examines the need for and benefits of a wholly new approach to carbon pricing.
UK Power Networks has been buoyed by responses to its distribution system operator (DSO) plans after the results of a consultation showed that over 90% of respondents agreed with its approach.
Solar Media, the publisher of Clean Energy News, is delighted to introduce the Future Power Networks UK conference, a new launch event for 2018.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The UK’s largest single site install of electric vehicle chargers has been completed at one of two properties owned by a cargo firm in a further sign that fleet electrification is set to dominate EV deployment.
Scottish Power has submitted a proposal to extend recently introduced battery de-rating factors in the Capacity Market to storage included in demand side response bids in what has been described as the latest attack on the battery market.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and among this year’s brand new categories is our Transaction of the Year award.
Liam Stoker takes a look at the headline news in European energy this week – the major asset swap involving RWE and E.On – and examines the claims that the deal places Essen, Europe’s 71st-largest city, at the centre of the continent’s energy transition.
Statoil has announced it is to rebrand itself as Equinor as the Norwegian energy giant looks to ditch connotations with fossil fuels.
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.
The realignment of RWE and E.On will place the two companies – and Germany as a whole – at the heart of Europe’s energy transition, their respective chief executive have said.
Flexitricity has successfully secured gas and electricity supply licences from Ofgem, giving the demand response aggregator the green light to enter the balancing mechanism.
German energy giants E.On and RWE have reached an agreement on a major exchange of business activities, promising a significant shake-up of the duo’s energy interests.
OVO Energy has launched a new campaign for its ‘power your life differently’ drive, featuring a Donald Trump-like figure trashing a solar farm with a golf club.
Engie has said it withstood the “impact of a vigorous strategic repositioning” last year, creating a cleaner, more profitable offering.
‘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.
Octopus Energy has taken the plunge and is now offering customers cash in exchange for taking excess electricity off the grid at times of negative pricing in an extension of its ‘transparent’ tracker tariff released last year.