The government has confirmed that only ‘smart’ electric vehicle chargepoints can be installed from July next year.
Liam Stoker Editor, Current±
Liam is UK editor at Solar Media, the publisher of Current± and other titles including Solar Power Portal. Liam edits the UK-facing titles and has done since 2015, having joined the publisher as a reporter the same year. Previously, Liam has held positions at other London-based B2B publishers such as Pageant Media and Progressive Media.
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Independent energy supplier Bulb has topped a chart of the UK’s fastest growing companies, beating the likes of Deliveroo, finance disruptor Monzo and brewery Brewdog.
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Ofgem chief executive Dermot Nolan is to stay in his post until at least the end of February 2020 after extending his original contract.
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A hard Brexit that sees Great Britain fall out of the Internal Energy Market (IEM) could cost consumers as much as £270 million a year, a new report from the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has claimed.
The UK government is seeking the “most rapid and effective path” towards a potential re-opening of the Capacity Market, but has failed to determine the consequences if a negative decision is forthcoming.
Energy giant innogy’s International Middle East (IME) division has invested £500,000 in UK energy tech start-up Verv.
Vattenfall is to install its maiden electric vehicle charging stations in the UK after clinching an agreement with contracting firm BMM Energy Solutions and South Norfolk Council.
Flexibility platform provider Piclo has completed a clean sweep of Great Britain’s networks by signing up Western Power Distribution (WPD) to its Piclo Flex marketplace.