David Hill, commercial director at Open Energi, takes a look at the nascent ‘Energy as a Service’ business model and how the supply innovation could allow the energy transition to take hold.
Pivot Power grabbed headlines last week after revealing it was to deploy 45 large scale batteries on the transmission system alongside rapid electric vehicle chargers. Directors Matt Allen and Michael Clark explain how their model offers something new to UK energy infrastructure.
The Vehicle to Grid Britain consortium will develop driver-centred business models to support the rapid roll out of vehicle-to-grid V2G technologies, enabling millions of electric car batteries to become a vital part of the UK energy system. Chris Wright, the chief technology officer of UK home battery company Moixa, talks us through the mission behind V2GB and the potential impact of the study.
Transport is going electric, and at rates far quicker than previously thought. But to enable that change, the charging infrastructure – and the grid that powers it – must evolve in tandem. David Pratt investigates whether or not the UK is up to the challenge.
In the second in a series of blog posts from NextEnergy Capital, outlining an array of policy proposals with the potential herald in the low carbon energy transition and deliver a subsidy free and effective low carbon economy, Abid Kazim examines how to create a level playing field for low carbon technologies enabling them to compete more effectively.
Michael Phelan, CEO and co-founder of GridBeyond, talks about the importance of energy resilience behind the meter, what resilience looks like to C&I energy consumers, and how storage, predictive maintenance and on-site assets play their parts.
Our local authority expert Stephen Cirell argues that for the public sector, and especially local government, there is no excuse not to be pursuing greener vehicle fleets.
It is increasingly difficult to dispute the importance of energy storage to the future of society – and the power sector in particular. Bo Normark, thematic leader of smart grids and electric storage at InnoEnergy, argues that power providers and utilities need to educate themselves on the new reality and adapt to a new role in the future energy ecosystem.
National Grid's electric vehicle lead recently voiced support for moving the 2040 ban on the sale of petrol and diesel vehicles to 2030, leading trade union GMB to cry foul and accuse the system operator of scheming after bill payers cash. David Pratt breaks down the discussion and asks if GMB's reaction is really justified.