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Sponsored Q&A: Centrica’s Tim Wynn-Jones on why UK PLC needs to take energy resilience seriously

10 Jan 2018, 08:38 • By Liam Stoker
Q&A: Centrica’s Tim Wynn-Jones on why UK PLC needs to take energy resilience seriously

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.

Clean energy stories of the year 2017: January – March

Clean energy stories of the year 2017: January – March

18 Dec 2017, 09:51

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 first of a series of articles running this week, we recap the best stories of 2017, beginning today with January through March.

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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.

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A fully-licensed ESCO for London?

8 Aug 2017, 10:04 • By Stephen Cirell
A fully-licensed ESCO for London?

Our local authority expert Stephen Cirell follows on from news that Sadiq Khan might be rowing back on his Energy for Londoners vision, and suggests an alternative direction of travel for the capital’s mayor.

Sainsbury’s to adopt LED lighting across all UK stores

Sainsbury’s to adopt LED lighting across all UK stores

28 Jun 2017, 12:56

Sainsbury’s has pledged to adopt LED lighting across all of its UK stores in a move expected to cut lighting energy consumption by almost two thirds, while reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 3.4% annually.

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Sponsored Demand flexibility and its power to reduce supplier imbalance risk

19 Jun 2017, 09:35 • By Robyn Lucas
Demand flexibility and its power to reduce supplier imbalance risk

Robyn Lucas, data scientist at Open Energi, discusses the company’s collaboration with energy suppliers and their customers to help make the most of the flexibility in their energy consumption. Using smart demand flexibility to sustainably balance the system, we can mitigate the risk of volatile prices and help reduce rising system charges.

Smart grid project trebles renewable generation on Shetland

Smart grid project trebles renewable generation on Shetland

12 Jun 2017, 11:14

A five-year smart grid project to integrate renewables onto Shetland’s local energy system using large scale storage and new forms of network management has been hailed a success by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN).