Tim Manandhar, lead smart grid technology engineer at UK Power Networks, discusses the DNO’s recent Active Network Management announcement, why it has invested £15 million in the “world’s most advanced” network control system and the benefits it hopes to bring.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has re-committed to plans to ‘lead the way’ in the decarbonisation of transport with a 2030 target for central government fleet electrification. However, the DfT has a rocky history with decarbonisation and a stream of policy decisions that have not always been welcomed by the industry. Alice Grundy explores how the Chris Grayling-led department could restore its reputation.
Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, explores the driving factors behind a storage boom that could see as much as 500MW of battery storage capacity deployed throughout 2019.
Solar inverter specialist SolarEdge is deploying augmented reality (AR) technology to show off distributed energy’s real-world capabilities.
On the back of a record-breaking stretch without coal-fired generation, Julian Leslie, head of national control at National Grid ESO, discusses how that feat was achieved at a system level, and how the ESO is preparing for zero-carbon power grid.
Tumbling demand and surging renewables sent the country’s wholesale power market into a tailspin over the bank holiday weekend. Liam Stoker suggests that, in terms of the clean energy transition, that may not be so bad after all.
Alice Grundy speaks to Steven Meersman, co-founder of Zenobe Energy, about the importance of combining storage with electric vehicles, grid constraints and the electrification of bus fleets.
Chris de Beer, hydrogen leader at Mott MacDonald, discusses the pivotal role hydrogen could play in a possible zero-carbon energy system.
With a large amount of renewable generation and a government committed to reaching net zero carbon emissions, Scotland is a country moving towards decarbonisation in leaps and bounds.