UK Power Networks will be able to speed up its electricity connection upgrade services through a new partnership with Google involving digitalisation of its electricity cable maps.
High complexity of EV flexibility services likely to see fleets participate via intermediaries, finds Optimise Prime trial
Connection costs can contribute to “making or breaking” an investment case for electrification, the latest report from the Optimise Prime trial found.
An expansion of the Rapid Charging Fund (RCF) to cover all road transport could deliver enough capacity for en-route Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) charging and hydrogen re-fuelling at up to 78% of motorway service areas in England.
This week’s Queen’s Speech should include an Energy Bill focused on securing low carbon investment and creating jobs, delivering value to energy consumers and establishing a low carbon governance framework.
Electricity use is to be smartly managed across new housing developments - allowing them to include technology such as solar, heat pumps and electric vehicle (EV) chargers - as a result of a new solution from E.ON.
Key steps to enable the UK to end its dependence on gas for electricity within five years are being proposed to the government by RenewableUK.
Improving grid connections and boosting investor confidence should be key priorities for the government, the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has said.
Simon Gallagher, MD of eSmart Networks, talks to Current± about how the grid can be the biggest variable in EV infrastructure connections and how battery storage is a "stopgap" for installations.
Pivot Power’s 50MW/50MWh lithium-ion battery storage site in Oxford is the first tertiary connection in the country to export to the grid.