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Government policy standing in the way of 12GW of battery storage say MPs

Government policy standing in the way of 12GW of battery storage say MPs

8 Dec 2017, 11:17

Government policy and regulation offer the biggest barriers to the deployment of battery energy storage in the UK according to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Energy Storage, which claims 12GW of batteries could be deployed by 2021 under the right circumstances.

Budget 2017: The clean energy sector responds

Budget 2017: The clean energy sector responds

22 Nov 2017, 16:20

Earlier today chancellor Philip Hammond delivered the Autumn Budget which, amongst a raft of other measures, pledged new funding to drive electric vehicle growth but dealt what some have labelled a “catastrophic blow” to new renewable deployment in the UK. Here is how the green economy has responded.

ENA unveils significant network innovation strategy

ENA unveils significant network innovation strategy

20 Nov 2017, 11:50

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has this morning unveiled its draft innovation strategy, detailing how its members could deliver billions of pounds in benefits to the UK energy system.

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Inside Open Utility, the disruptors keen to collaborate on the power transition

17 Nov 2017, 10:11 • By Liam Stoker
Inside Open Utility, the disruptors keen to collaborate on the power transition

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.

Centrica reveals plans to build 100MW battery in Ireland

Centrica reveals plans to build 100MW battery in Ireland

14 Nov 2017, 15:43

Centrica has revealed plans to build a single 100MW battery energy storage system in Ireland for delivery by 2022 to take advantage of capacity market and grid services opportunities currently under development.

RedT connects 1MWh flow machine to Centrica’s local energy market

RedT connects 1MWh flow machine to Centrica’s local energy market

13 Nov 2017, 10:39

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.

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After the Clean Growth Strategy, what’s next?

3 Nov 2017, 10:34 • By Steve Mack
After the Clean Growth Strategy, what’s next?

After much anticipation, the Clean Growth Strategy (CGS) is finally out and has been swiftly followed by the Helm Review. Steve Mack, head of investments at Low Carbon, looks at how the two publications fit into the bigger picture of UK energy policy and what to look out for in the future from the upcoming Budget and the Industrial Strategy White Paper.