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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.

Clean power continues surge in Q3, but headwinds await

Clean power continues surge in Q3, but headwinds await

11 Oct 2017, 11:04

Renewables and nuclear combined to generate more than half of the UK’s power for a second successive quarter in Q3, but energy monitoring firm EnAppSys has warned of looming factors that could prevent their share from growing further.

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‘The retail revolution’: EY’s take on the changing business of energy

10 Oct 2017, 15:40 • By David Pratt
‘The retail revolution’: EY’s take on the changing business of energy

The latest issue of EY’s Renewable energy country attractiveness index (RECAI) was released earlier today, offering the Big Four consultancy’s latest views on the international energy market. Bringing together experts from within EY and externally around the world, here are the main takeaways from RECAI 50: The retail energy revolution.

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.

Q&A: Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN

Q&A: Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN

6 Sep 2017, 13:28

UK Power Networks recently unveiled details of its upcoming flexibility services tender, the first of its kind in the UK to be launched on a regional level. Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN, explains what has prompted the tender and how it will work for participants.

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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.

Network companies unite to set out a future of innovation

Network companies unite to set out a future of innovation

1 Sep 2017, 15:49

Energy network companies have unveiled plans to join forces and develop joint network innovation strategies across gas and electricity, with the latter seeking to create new opportunities in battery storage, renewable generation and other developing technologies.