Energy storage provider Connected Energy has secured £3 million of investment from Macquarie Group and ENGIE to fuel its growth plans in the UK and abroad.
Recent research carried out by Centrica found that more than four in five UK businesses had experienced at least one power failure in the past year, opening up the potential for serious consequences on productivity. Clean Energy News spoke to Tim Wynn-Jones, head of distributed energy sales in the UK for Centrica, to understand why UK businesses need an energy resilience strategy moving forward.
Independent energy supplier Brighter World Energy has closed its doors, claiming current market conditions are not conducive to a sustainable business model.
Chargemaster has declined to comment on speculation that it is preparing to float on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) later this year.
Liam Stoker takes a look back at what has been a year of frenetic change in the power sector and offers a cursory glimpse at what the future might hold.
Innogy has confirmed its chief executive Peter Terium has left the company with immediate effect, just days after it was forced into issuing a profit warning
Facilities solutions provider ABM UK has made a strategic move into electric vehicle charging infrastructure after agreeing a deal with global manufacturer and network operator ChargePoint.
As 2017 draws to a close, Clean Energy News looks back on what has been a considerably interesting year for the energy transition. In the second of a series of articles running this week, we recap the best stories that broke in April, May and June.
Ofgem is to kick off the recruitment process for a new chair after David Gray announced his intent to retire next year.
Good Energy has signed up Europe’s largest smart charging solutions provider for electric vehicles as it prepares to launch a new proposition for its business and domestic customers.
A large group of major multinational companies has urged European member states to support a renewable energy target of at least 35% by 2030.
Distribution network operators (DNOs) should be able to own and operate a minimal amount of battery storage capacity in certain cases, and be able to compete in the ancillary services market to fund the projects, according to Northern Powergrid’s head of regulation and strategy.
Ofgem’s head of networks has reiterated the regulator’s warning to operator companies that they should expect tougher price controls after pointing to “double digit returns” deemed too high within current market conditions.
Changes to the de-rating factors for battery storage projects competing in the Capacity Market (CM) will push the sector towards longer-duration batteries, while potentially sparking a shift towards energy arbitrage as a source of revenue for shorter duration applications.
Distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid has unveiled a predictive fault detection project which it says could be a game-changer for network operators.
Good Energy has moved to add to its digital expertise by appointing current Moneysupermarket.com chief information officer Timothy Jones to its board.
Eurelectric has pledged to reach carbon neutrality within Europe’s power supply “well before” the year 2050.
The government appears set to re-evaluate its smart meter rollout plans after the Smart Meters Bill committee met to discuss the bill last week.
Scottish & Southern Electricity (SSE) has said the merger of its supply arm with npower’s will bring about a “completely new model” for the UK supply market.
Good Energy has unveiled Origami Energy as its technology partner working on the company’s new battery storage solution, which last week signed up its first commercial customer in the Eden Project.
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.
Independent energy supplier So Energy has claimed to be the first in the UK to offer its customers the choice of where their energy is supplied from.
The Green Investment Group has today launched a new service to help medium and large energy users adopt distributed energy systems.
The UK energy sector’s level of engagement with consumers lags significantly behind that of other industries.
Flexibility aggregator Limejump has strengthened its leadership team and boosted its headcount as it prepares to scale-up its operations.
Centrica has made a raft of proposals to both government and Ofgem in a bid to “level the playing field” in the energy market.
The aptly-named Development House in the heart of London’s tech city of Old Street hosts Open Utility, a firm intent on disrupting, but also collaborating with, UK electricity’s established names. Clean Energy News sat down with CEO and co-founder James Johnson to discuss the company's global rise and what areas it has in its sights going forward.
Ofgem has thrown out a request by SSE to modify industry rules which would have resulted in generators receive a £120 million rebate funded by consumers.
UK Power Networks has revealed that its customers have benefitted from around £70 million worth of savings since 2015 through the use of flexible, distributed generation.
What is thought to be the largest operating containerised vanadium redox flow machine system in the UK has been connected to the grid by redT energy, with the 1MWh project becoming the first to sign up to a local energy market being set up by Centrica.