A number of European associations have urged the continent’s policymakers to re-assess priority dispatch and balancing responsibility for small-scale renewables, arguing them to be the “backbone” of a smart, decarbonised grid.
The ‘Beast from the East’ cold snap in late February and early March exposed what Drax Group has dubbed an “undue reliance” on the country’s interconnection capacity.
A new record for wind generation was set in the UK last weekend against the backdrop of an increasingly competitive subsidy-free race in Europe.
German energy investor Aquila Capital has launched a new fund dedicated to investing in energy infrastructure assets deemed essential to Europe’s energy transition.
Prime Minister Theresa May has said she wants to maintain “broad energy co-operation” with the European Union (EU) post-Brexit.
Brexit is likely to have significantly detrimental impacts to the UK’s energy supply chain, a member of the House of Lords’ EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee has warned.
Prominent politicians from across the political spectrum have warned against the UK’s departure from the Internal Energy Market (IEM) as part of Brexit, despite the country’s exit from the single market taking automatic continuation “off the table”.
Electricity consumption rose in every European country apart from the UK, which also contributed the highest growth in renewables in the past three years alongside Germany, according to new analysis of the European power sector.
Shell has agreed a plan with IONITY to allocate high powered electric vehicle chargers across 10 European countries starting with 80 of its biggest highway stations.