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CCC recommendations: sector by sector breakdown

CCC recommendations: sector by sector breakdown

17 Jan 2018, 10:29

Today the Committee on Climate Change has delivered its verdict on the government’s Clean Growth Strategy, ultimately calling for more urgent action or risk failing to meet its statutory climate targets.

Clean energy stories of the year 2017: April – June

Clean energy stories of the year 2017: April – June

19 Dec 2017, 10:33

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.

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.

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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.

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.

Power sector digitalisation offers a ‘huge opportunity’ for solar

Power sector digitalisation offers a ‘huge opportunity’ for solar

26 Oct 2017, 15:57

Digital technologies within the UK power system have and will continue to unlock a whole range of new benefits that can be delivered by solar, as well as cost reductions, increased performance and optimised revenue, according to a new report from trade body SolarPower Europe (SPE).

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Quantifying the UK’s energy storage ‘world of opportunity’

26 Oct 2017, 10:36 • By Andy Colthorpe
Quantifying the UK’s energy storage ‘world of opportunity’

Chris Pritchett, contract lawyer and partner heading up the energy and environment practice at Foot Anstey, recently served as moderator for the “Developers and financiers debate” at the Energy Storage Conference at the Solar & Storage Live 2017 show in Birmingham. In attendance were fund managers and project developers and a robust discussion followed and afterwards, Chris caught up with Andy Colthorpe for an in-depth interview on camera.

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 Clean Growth Plan: meeting expectation and ambition

27 Sep 2017, 08:39 • By Paul Thompson
The Clean Growth Plan: meeting expectation and ambition

Next week Conservative party members congregate for their annual political conference. Most media coverage and political conversation in Manchester will be dominated by the party’s current political trilemma of Johnson, May, Brexit. Blogging for Clean Energy News, The Whitehouse Consultancy's Paul Thompson looks at where the Clean Growth Plan might sit in that agenda, and what we might see when it's finally unveiled.

Less than a month to go until Solar & Storage Live

Less than a month to go until Solar & Storage Live

6 Sep 2017, 14:08

It’s now less than a month until the doors of Birmingham’s NEC open to visitors attending Solar & Storage Live, the UK’s flagship exhibition and conference for solar, storage and smart technology

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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.