UK Power Networks (UKPN) is to create what professes to be the world’s most advanced electricity network control system, enabling more than 500MW of distributed energy to connect to its network cheaper and faster than before.
Today marks exactly one year since we launched Current±, a publication we very much intended to both demystify and accelerate the clean energy transition. Liam Stoker reflects on the year just gone, and teases plans for next 12 months.
The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has launched a new flexibility assurance scheme, designed to help C&I customers understand and participate in flexibility markets.
Good Energy has said it’s taking advantage of the ongoing energy transition to bolster revenues and profits.
Clean power supplier Good Energy has taken a 12.9% stake in the parent company of EV charging app Zap-Map, bolstering its nascent position in the EV sector.
In just 24 hours, National Grid’s new Distributed Resource Desk more than doubled the amount of distributed capacity to access the Balancing Mechanism, representing a key milestone in the system operator’s handling of a more decentralised power system. Liam Stoker gets the inside track on the desk’s development and how operators have responded.
Centrica has warned that it will face “some pressure” next year as Ofgem’s price cap bites, sending shares plummeting in early morning trading.
ABB has launched a suite of new power products which it says can boost grid stability, power quality and energy efficiency in modern, complex grids.
David Smith, chief executive of the Energy Networks Association, lays bare the significance and importance of the Flexibility Commitment that, he says, will underpin the creation of a cost-saving ‘Internet of Energy’ for UK households.