Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) EV chargers could be economically viable in the near term and save hundreds of millions of pounds in grid costs, but only if the industry can deliver specific conditions.
SP Energy Networks is to launch a new tool aimed at shining a light on electric vehicle adoption in the UK, and how the country’s networks can prepare themselves for the surge in demand.
Project TERRE looks set to be delayed by at least six months after French transmission system operator RTE experienced “difficulties” implementing new systems and controls.
The UK’s energy networks have made a “major step forward” to creating a net zero-ready energy system, agreeing to six common steps for flexibility procurement.
National Grid ESO has partnered with two DNOs and energy tech firm Electron to collaborate on a shared generation and storage asset data register.
The UK recorded its greenest ever winter in 2018/19, as mild conditions, high renewable output and system flexibility combined to send carbon intensity tumbling.
On the back of a record-breaking stretch without coal-fired generation, Julian Leslie, head of national control at National Grid ESO, discusses how that feat was achieved at a system level, and how the ESO is preparing for zero-carbon power grid.
Flexibility providers sprung into action late last week after Britain’s interconnector suffered a trip, causing around 1GW of capacity to fall off the system.
Tumbling demand and surging renewables sent the country’s wholesale power market into a tailspin over the bank holiday weekend. Liam Stoker suggests that, in terms of the clean energy transition, that may not be so bad after all.