Funding for the On-Street Residential Chargepoint Scheme (ORCS) will continue into 2021/22, as local authorities are urged to take advantage of a new £20 million funding boost.
Independent energy consultant Stephen Cirell offers his suggestions for the role of local authorities in the energy transition in 2021, for the thirteenth installment of Current± Predicts.
Southern and Scottish Electricity Networks (SSEN) has published research on the projected uptake of low carbon technologies (LCTs).
A smart energy project led by Smarter Grid Solutions and involving O2 and Siemens as gone live.
Stephen Cirell discusses the trend for crowdfunding local authority energy projects, and how they could help councils decarbonise more efficiently.
Stephen Cirell looks at the recent issue of councils and local authorities issuing climate emergencies, and how they might drive the deployment of more renewable energy.
Writing for Current± Stephen Cirell warns over the risks of the Big Six becoming the Big 10 or 12, and why the civic option for energy supply cannot be taken off the table as supply market volatility continues.
A group of MPs has added their voices to calls to bring the planned 2040 phase out of petrol and diesel vehicles forward by several years, while calling for a review and new strategy into how local authorities can access funding for charging infrastructure.
An NHS Trust has awarded six companies a place on a new energy storage framework to provide public sector bodies with a model for implementing behind-the-meter (BTM) projects.