Much of the reaction to last Friday’s blackout has centred around possible, but now dismissed, links to the high penetration of renewables on the UK’s grid. Liam Stoker analyses the train of thought that decentralisation could actually be the most compelling solution to grid security.
Alice Grundy speaks to Stephane Lee-Favier, CEO of GenGame, about using gamification to incentivise demand side response and how to retain consumer engagement.
Renewables racked up a record share of UK electricity generation in 2018, contributing one-third of the country's power supply.
Machine learning and data science has improved National Grid ESO’s solar forecasting accuracy by 33% in a collaboration with the Alan Turing Institute.
Renewable generation soared as Britain hit a new carbon emissions record of just 97g/kWh on 30 June, according to data from Drax.
‘Radical’ reform of the energy supply market is needed as future supply models face putting consumers at risk, Citizens Advice has warned.
Renewables developers must be co-locating with other technologies or turning to aggregators to offset the serious disruption caused by market price volatility.
Current policy is insufficient for previous emissions targets and must be ramped up if net zero is to be reached, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.
E.On has ramped up its renewable offering, committing to providing 100% renewable energy to all of its residential customers.