Alice Grundy speaks to Fiona Howarth, CEO of Octopus Electric Vehicles, about encouraging EV uptake, public misconceptions, and a new partnership with Engenie and Marston's.
Liam Stoker speaks to Centrica Innovations Labs director Sam Salisbury about what’s driving the energy giant’s start-up push, how it identifies investment opportunities and where the future lies.
Stephen Cirell looks at the recent issue of councils and local authorities issuing climate emergencies, and how they might drive the deployment of more renewable energy.
David Smith, chief executive at the Energy Networks Association, discusses the trade body’s recently published impact assessment on the Internet of Energy, and how its Open Networks Project has been laying the foundations for the country’s future smart grid.
With Ofgem’s proposed cap on cost of capital under RIIO-T2 price controls, UK transmission network operators will be challenged to rethink how they deliver capital programmes. Burns & McDonnell’s Jeff Casey and Jonathan Chapman discuss how harnessing the expertise within the engineering-construction sector will be critical to their success.
Current±’s Alice Grundy speaks to Zap-Map’s Ben Lane and Good Energy’s Juliet Davenport about the duo’s new partnership, future EV service development and the creation of a digital energy world in the UK.
Writing for Current± Stephen Cirell warns over the risks of the Big Six becoming the Big 10 or 12, and why the civic option for energy supply cannot be taken off the table as supply market volatility continues.
Following Shell’s headline-grabbing acquisition of Limejump, Liam Stoker speaks to the latter’s chief executive about how the deal came about, what it means for the firm moving forward and, crucially, the energy transition in general.
Liam Stoker delves into the recent spate of M&A as Big Oil and Gas firms snap up those at the forefront of the energy transition, while some are left pondering a “crisis of perception”.