A national network of high speed electric vehicle chargers and large-scale batteries connected directly to the transmission network has been unveiled to offer a new business model to the country’s energy storage market.
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.
The energy transition is providing “more ecstasy than anarchy” for the sector, however pragmatic and consumer-centric initiatives must be at the forefront of regulators’ minds if is to continue to succeed.
Solar PV was the UK’s dominant source of power for a three-hour period on Sunday afternoon as the country basked in bank holiday sunshine.
Green utility Ecotricity has turned to Germany’s Next Kraftwerke to help operate a future virtual power plant (VPP).
The Citizens Advice Bureau has once again stoked a war of words surrounding network costs by publishing a new report claiming to uncover regional disparities in how costs are passed onto consumers.
Verv has completed the UK’s first energy trade using blockchain technology as part of regulator Ofgem’s Sandbox initiative to test innovative services and business models not possible under current regulation.
Electron has promoted Paul Massara to the position of chief executive as the blockchain tech company prepares to grow in both the UK and internationally with new investment.
Oil and gas giant Shell has revealed how it plans to adapt to the low carbon energy transition in the coming years, explaining how it intends to work backwards from the consumer while embracing renewables.