Calvin Capital has set its sights on moving into battery storage and EV infrastructure investments after consolidating the smart meter sector with the acquisition of Lowri Beck.
The Data Communications Company (DCC), the body tasked with maintaining the UK’s smart meter data network, has confirmed a major smart meter milestone has been surpassed.
The UK government could extend its 2020 smart meter target if consumers stand to benefit in what constitutes the first sign of a relaxation of tight programme deadlines.
Although problematic, the benefits of residential smart meters, coupled with connected appliances, are without question. But their application is triggering significant debate within the power sector surrounding data use and what protections consumers may need in the future.
The rollout of smart meters across the UK will come in after deadline and over budget, according to a damning report from the National Audit Office, adding yet more pressure on the government to address its strategy.
In part two of Current±'s catch-up with the Open Networks Project, chair Nigel Turvey and head of innovation at the Energy Networks Association, Randolph Brazier, look at the role of data in how the networks are operated and tackle the 'flexibility first' trend sweeping the sector.
Good Energy has reported a surge in operating profit for the first half of 2018 as it narrows in on a brand relaunch and enhanced digital offering.
Over 12% of installed smart meters in Great Britain’s households may be lacking smart functionality, according to new official figures which also show the national roll-out has continued to slow in 2018.
Following last month’s decision from Ofgem to allow Western Power Distribution (WPD) to access smart meter data from consumers’ homes, head of innovation and development at the Energy Networks Association Randolph Brazier explains what use of this data could mean for the future energy system.