EDF Energy has completed a 2MW trade of a Capacity Market obligation (CMO) with UK Power Reserve (UKPR) utilising a digital trading platform underpinned by blockchain technology.
David Pratt Deputy UK Editor, Current±
David Pratt joined Solar Media in November 2015 after spending two years writing for the construction sector. He had a particular focus on energy efficiency and government policy, before moving into the renewables and clean energy sector.
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Auto switching tech company Labrador has received half a million pounds of new investment from private equity firm Livingbridge Growth, taking it to over £2 million in funds raised so far this year.
Centrica has appointed former BP CFO Richard Hookway chief executive of its business division, where he will head up the company’s distributed energy and power (DE&P) activities in the UK as part of his responsibilities.
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology could provide 38GW of flexible capacity to the grid by 2030 according to Octopus Energy, which is calling for drivers to sign up to the Powerloop V2G consortium launched earlier this week.
Food wholesaler Philip Dennis Foodservice has installed energy storage units totalling over 4MW at its Barnstaple offices in an effort to generate revenue from grid services, rather than making savings from behind-the-meter activity.
Scotland’s first utility-scale battery storage facility has been officially opened today, having begun delivering sub-second balancing services to National Grid at the end of June under a bespoke agreement secured before the hotly contested Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) auction of 2016.
Northern Powergrid has become the latest distribution network operator (DNO) to sign up to the flexibility procurement platform Piclo Flex and identify flexible assets across its network.
Second life battery storage provider Connected Energy has partnered with Argonaut Power to offer fully funded energy storage solutions to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers.
An NHS Trust has awarded six companies a place on a new energy storage framework to provide public sector bodies with a model for implementing behind-the-meter (BTM) projects.
A new network of 200 fast electric vehicle charging points powered by battery storage is among the low emission transport initiatives to be announced by the private sector as part of the country’s first Zero Emission Vehicle (ZEV) Summit.
A diverse range of businesses and trade associations have called for policy changes to incentivise the take-up of electric vehicles, rather than focus on the deployment of public EV chargers.
National Grid is to trial same day procurement of frequency response in order to ensure ‘less forecastable’ technologies such as demand side response (DSR) can take part.