Carolina Tortora, head of innovation strategy at National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO), reflects on how the ESO is thinking outside of the box when it comes to delivering a carbon-free grid.
Current± talks to Andrew Cooper, the Green Party’s energy spokesperson and councillor for Kirklees representing the Newsome Ward in Huddersfield, about supporting onshore wind, encouraging investment and enabling community energy.
Current± talks to Conrad Purcell, partner at law firm Bird and Bird about the difficulties of financing renewable energy projects, how to secure long-term revenue and the rise of the corporate club PPA.
John Sterling, director of market & policy affairs at international solar firm First Solar, discusses the role synthetic inertia can play in grid stability and, crucially, how renewables and storage plant could contribute.
Earlier this year, at 4:52pm on Friday 9 August 2019, the UK suffered its first wide-scale blackout in more than a decade. More than 1.1 million consumers were plunged into the dark as rail lines screeched to a halt, traffic lights failed and even airports reported problems. Liam Stoker looks at the root causes, and how battery storage came to the rescue.
As Britain looks all but certain to return to the polls for the third time in just over four years, Liam Stoker looks at what chance net zero and the climate emergency has of cutting through Brexit and finding itself as a key issue for the electorate.
Liam Stoker reflects on another turbulent week in British politics, one that actually saw some semblance of movement on the green agenda.
Liam Stoker reflects on party conference season in the UK, delving into the climate commitments of all three major political parties before measuring them against the net zero target.
Karl Anders, CEO of innogy eMobility UK, speaks to Current± about the need for detailed market analysis, how data enables smart charging solutions and what is driving EV innovation.