The UK government has put forward a future vision for small-scale renewables which places the generators at the heart of local flexibility and balancing markets.
The UK has taken ‘a major step’ towards the electric vehicle revolution according to the government after the Automated and Electric Vehicles Act completed its passage through parliament.
Solo Energy is to launch a ‘free battery’ business model to UK homeowners after carrying out a pilot in Orkney that saw solar and storage systems deployed on 30 properties to boost self-consumption and overcome grid constraints.
The smart meter roll out has all the signs of a car crash according to MPs from the UK’s two leading political parties, with doubts growing that the 2020 deadline will be kept to by the government.
British retailer Marks & Spencer has partnered with asset owner and clean energy supplier Octopus, outlining a bold ambition to “transform” the energy market.
Pivot Power has had the first of its 2GW network of battery storage projects approved by Test Valley Borough Council, paving the way for the company’s first electric vehicle (EV) charging hub powered by energy storage to be just outside Southampton.
A range of potential flexibility providers, backed by leading energy trade associations, have called on the government to ensure that the next price controls regime incentivises network companies to procure flexibility rather than carry out reinforcements.
The government has launched a £40 million funding competition to develop new technologies and business models that demonstrate innovative ways of charging electric vehicles (EVs) on street or by using wireless charging.
The Linux Foundation has formed a new energy-related venture as it bids to “transform the energy mix across the world”.