Our re-cap of the year continues with the biggest stories in May and June, as solar PV generation records tumble in the UK’s glorious sunshine and investment in energy storage technologies ramps up.
In the first of a series of predictions pieces running over the coming weeks, Fluence’s Marek Kubik and Open Energi’s David Hill offer their predictions as to what may happen in the energy sector in 2019.
The government has confirmed that only ‘smart’ electric vehicle chargepoints can be installed from July next year.
As the year draws to a close, Current± takes a look back at some of the most significant stories of 2018. Today we recap stories from the first two months of the year, including news of coal’s collapse in the Capacity Market and government investment in V2G.
Vattenfall is to install its maiden electric vehicle charging stations in the UK after clinching an agreement with contracting firm BMM Energy Solutions and South Norfolk Council.
The European Network of Cyber Security (ENCS) has partnered with the European Distribution System Operators’ Association for Smart Grids (E.DSO) to launch a set of cyber security requirements for EV charging infrastructure.
Ofgem has handed more than £45 million to the winners of this year’s Network Innovation Competition, helping bring more innovative technologies to the fore.
Marston’s Inns and Taverns is to become the first UK pub company to roll out rapid electric vehicle chargers after announcing plans to work with Engenie to install 400 at sites nationwide.
Uber, Centrica and an unnamed parcel carrier firm are participating in a new, Ofgem-backed trial which will assess the impact of up to 3,000 electric vehicles on local grids.