Energy regulator Ofgem has confirmed plans to close the ‘loophole’ surrounding green tariffs that would have exempted them from the looming price cap.
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Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has doubled down on its efforts to reduce its power’s carbon intensity, aiming to halve its emissions per kilowatt hour once again by 2030.
Energy suppliers have been urged to adopt ‘energy as a service’ models in order to help further the energy transition, with one industry representative calling for the end of bills measured in kilowatt hours.
The UK and Canada have announced an £11 million challenge to explore opportunities presented by smart grids and storage.
Industry trade body Energy UK has said renewables should be fast-tracked into the Capacity Market and new, ‘revenue stabilisation’ Contracts for Difference auctions put into place as part of the Electricity Market Reform’s (EMR) five-year review.
Germany’s innogy has joined the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) in a bid to expand its cyber know-how.
Shell has continued to scale-up its interest in distributed energy by participating in a €60 million (£52.6 million) investment round by German battery storage firm sonnen.
Drax Group is to launch Europe’s first bioenergy carbon capture storage (BECCS) project, claiming that its success could bring ‘carbon negative’ power to North Yorkshire.
A new solar generation record was set earlier this week, the latest in a string of renewables milestones to fall this spring.
The government will publish annual reports on the current and planned roll out of smart meters after the House of Lords expressed concern about a scheme which some Lords said was in “disarray”.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has issued a damning verdict of the government’s approach to clean energy investment in recent years, calling on it to publish an urgent plan to plug looming policy gaps.
ChargePoint has continued its charge into the UK’s electric vehicle charging sector by securing a comprehensive partnership agreement with utility services provider Fulcrum.