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.
It is increasingly difficult to dispute the importance of energy storage to the future of society – and the power sector in particular. Bo Normark, thematic leader of smart grids and electric storage at InnoEnergy, argues that power providers and utilities need to educate themselves on the new reality and adapt to a new role in the future energy ecosystem.
British Petroleum (BP) is to trial battery storage systems at one of its US wind farms as part of a pilot project designed to provide “valuable insights” for a possible wider deployment initiative.
Transmission system demand is forecast to dip to new lows this summer, but National Grid has once again insisted it has the tools necessary to manage.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and one of this year’s brand new categories is for International Storage Project of the Year.
RedT Energy has won a £750,000 grant from the UK government to further develop its flow machine technology in the latest push for long duration energy storage technologies.
The capacity market is rapidly becoming “outdated” after the latest auction failed to secure capacity and value for new technologies like energy storage, which is now in “a state of flux” following changes to de-rating factors.
Over 9,000MWh of battery energy storage could be deployed in Britain over the next five years as the sector enjoys a trend towards “explosive growth” driven largely by the country's clean energy transition, a market analyst has said.
Battery storage and demand-side response have continued to play a crucial role in the UK’s power mix, together landing more than 500MW of contracts in the most recent T-1 Capacity Market auction.
Wouter Kimman, data scientist at Open Energi, takes a look back at the breakthrough technology and renewable energy records that typified 2017 and explores why they underpin a greater need for flexibility within the UK's grid.
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.
National Grid has revealed a simplified, more standardised approach to Firm Frequency Response (FFR) procurement whilst teasing the first details of its fast-response follow-up to EFR.
A significant number of battery storage assets representing multiple gigawatts of capacity have cleared the first hurdle towards competing in forthcoming Capacity Market auctions.
The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has implored energy sector stakeholders to engage and collaborate with network companies in order to boost innovation.
Jaguar Land Rover, Connected Energy, the University of Warwick and Videre Global are to collaborate on a second-life battery research project in the UK.
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.
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.
EDF Energy Renewables has sold its majority stake in five onshore wind farms to pursue other renewable projects in the UK.