The government has been urged to throw its weight behind more trials of local energy technologies, specifically those taking place on university campuses.
EV charging is to receive a boost in the West of England as Siemens Mobility partners up with Alfen and ChargePoint Services (CPS) for network expansion.
Siemens is to spin off its gas and power (GP) division and combine it with the majority stake it owns in its renewables unit Siemens Gamesa to establish a “focused energy powerhouse”.
Engie is to deliver a rapid charging network across West Yorkshire; US giant ChargePoint has secured over £187 million is new funding; Siemens and ubitricity complete first new council charger; and Alfa Power unveils lastest EV charger in the UK.
The University of Oxford is to test the capabilities of a Virtual Private Wire Network (VPWN) to manage the energy use of 400 buildings currently linked together on a micro-grid via a private wire network.
Siemens has partnered with electric vehicle charging solutions provider ubitricity to transform hundreds of London’s street lamps into new on street chargers.
Fluence says it has secured the single largest energy storage portfolio transaction for a technology provider announced in the UK to date after being selected by UK Power Reserve (UKPR) to deliver half of its battery storage portfolio.
A consortium of companies from the energy, flexibility, technology and engineering worlds has been formed in a bid to bring a flexibility trading platform to market.
Keele University is to become a living laboratory for emerging low carbon and smart energy technologies in what is thought to be the largest scheme of its type in Europe and North America.