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.
The UK’s power sector is seeking an expedited process to any review of system security standards, and pleaded with Ofgem to take seriously concerns over how embedded generation is disconnected during frequency events.
Energy technology firm Moixa and EV charging manufacturer EO Charging have collaborated on a “revolutionary” dedicated smart charging and home solar battery solution.
Alice Grundy speaks to Stephane Lee-Favier, CEO of GenGame, about using gamification to incentivise demand side response and how to retain consumer engagement.
Bozhidar Bozhkov, head of Markets for Asset Optimisation at SmartestEnergy, looks at how battery storage has evolved in the past two years and what the market is like now.