The UK could achieve net zero with proven technology, eliminating the need for carbon capture and storage (CCS), a new report suggests.
Britain’s power flexibility market is the second worst in Europe, a new report by the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has claimed.
Centrica is lauding a ‘world first’ as its Local Energy Market (LEM) enables National Grid ESO and Western Power Distribution (WPD) to simultaneously procure flexibility from the same platform.
The Energy Systems Catapult has launched a new modelling tool with a whole energy system view to explore the role of storage and flexibility in decarbonising at least-cost.
More than 100GW of additional wind and solar capacity, alongside 30GW of short duration energy storage, is needed in the UK if the country is to meet its net zero obligations.
Exports of battery storage and solar PV have seen “exponential” growth as weather independent generation falls to less than 40%, according to data from ElectraLink and the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
A local energy market (LEM) in Brixton is to provide UK Power Networks (UKPN) with flexibility services through residential solar and storage.
The government’s Charging Infrastructure Investment Fund (CIIF) intends to be the catalyst that drives the UK ahead of the curve in EV charging, a spokesperson for fund manager Zouk Capital has said.
Open Energi is partnering UK battery storage firm Zenobe Energy for the automated trading and optimisation of the latter's grid scale Hill Farm battery.