Almost £9 million has been awarded to innovation projects across SMEs, schools and colleges seeking to use smart meter data to allow for greater control of energy use as part of the government’s industrial strategy.
Andy Lowe, head of business development at Flexitricity, explains the risks and rewards of navigating the Balancing Mechanism as the company prepares to be the first aggregator to take third party assets into the market.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) believes the world is “on the cusp of the next transformational change” in energy, and wants the UK to lead it.
Milton Keynes has delivered the first charging point under the council’s ‘MK Promise’, which sets out to provide overnight electric vehicle (EV) charging within a short walk of a new EV owner without off-street parking facilities.
Ørsted has selected NEC Energy Solutions to provide the battery system for its largest UK energy storage to date, which will see a 20MW battery deployed near Liverpool.
Smart charging of electric vehicles could cut the cost of integration into the UK power system by £1.6 billion compared to standard charging, according to a new report that also found running an EV could be ten times cheaper than a conventional car.
Irish state utility ESB has confirmed its entry into the UK grid-scale energy storage market with the purchase of a 7MWh facility from developer Anesco.
The Renewable Energy Association (REA) has appointed Sweco UK’s Vijay Shinde as chair of its electric vehicle (EV) sector group to represent the member’s views within the association.
EDF Energy has agreed to pay out £350,000 to a consumer fund to avoid enforcement action by Ofgem after the supplier failed to meet its smart meter targets in 2017.