Pivot Power has received planning approval for its second ~50MW battery project, to be located north of Carlisle, as it continues to progress towards the goal of a 45-site battery network supporting electric vehicle charging hubs.
Liam Stoker offers his view on Green Great Britain Week, a celebration of UK climate successes that the government probably didn't mean to have pockmarked by fracking protests, its own climate watchdog teasing legal action and serious concerns raised over its decarbonisation ambitions.
The University of Oxford is to test the capabilities of a Virtual Private Wire Network (VPWN) to manage the energy use of 400 buildings currently linked together on a micro-grid via a private wire network.
A group of MPs has added their voices to calls to bring the planned 2040 phase out of petrol and diesel vehicles forward by several years, while calling for a review and new strategy into how local authorities can access funding for charging infrastructure.
Electric vehicle chargers could offer £6 billion opportunity to 2040 across shops, workplaces and motorways
An investment opportunity of up to £6 billion is available to 2040 owing to the need for millions of electric vehicle chargers at workplaces, shops and motorway services, according to a report out this week.
EDF Energy has signed a deal with Upside Energy to use its cloud-based platform to enable customers to access various markets to sell their energy, in conjunction with its own Powershift flexibility platform.
The first vehicle-to-grid trial project from the £30 million government competition, thought to be “the largest, most diverse” project of its kind in the world, will be completed in May 2019 according to Innovate UK’s lead on the project.
Electron is to develop flexibility trading platforms in Switzerland and South Korea as the energy blockchain specialist expands its smart platform technology into international markets.
The government is just over half-way through its list of actions set out in the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan (SSFP) and intends to complete those outstanding by 2022.