National Grid ESO has partnered with two DNOs and energy tech firm Electron to collaborate on a shared generation and storage asset data register.
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.
Recent articles by Liam Stoker
This week’s T-1 Capacity Market (CM) auction cleared at a record low clearing price of just £0.77/kW, with just one new build battery storage project winning a contract.
The UK recorded its greenest ever winter in 2018/19, as mild conditions, high renewable output and system flexibility combined to send carbon intensity tumbling.
Swedish energy giant Vattenfall has issued a €500 million (£438 million) green bond - its first ever - offering investors the chance to “support the transformation of the energy system”.
Stranded fossil fuel assets and the renewable momentum: Power sector responds to net zero legislation
Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that the government will indeed legislate for a net zero economy by 2050, albeit with certain caveats, has been lauded by the power sector.
The UK government will legislate for a net zero economy by 2050 Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed, in one of her last acts in office.
There has never been a better time for innovative, low carbon energy technologies to come to market, the government has claimed.
BP Chargemaster has unveiled its new 150kW ultra-fast charger, which is to start being deployed across its Polar network.
ScottishPower’s plans to build a 50MW battery next to its Whitelee onshore wind farm have been rubber stamped by the Scottish government.
The UK’s transition towards a net zero economy will cost the country more than £1 trillion, 40% more than the Committee on Climate Change has suggested, HM Treasury has claimed.
Independent energy supplier Bulb has confirmed it is to launch into three new markets, marking its first international expansion.
Flexibility providers sprung into action late last week after Britain’s interconnector suffered a trip, causing around 1GW of capacity to fall off the system.