Global demand for electricity is predicted to rise by 4.5% in 2021 – equivalent to 1,000TWh – following heavy reductions as a result of COVID-19.
SMS is to rollout solar PV, battery storage and heat pumps across 100 homes as part of a new £5.2 million project.
Smart meter installations have jumped 34% month-on-month according to ElectraLink, with 219,000 installations recorded in March 2021.
The Octopus Energy Group is set to expand into the green hydrogen sector, touting the benefits of the technology for "parts of the economy electrification can’t reach".
Electricity demand in Great Britain returned to pre-COVID-19 levels in Q1 2021, with tight margins being a common feature of the quarter.
Good Energy is launching a new tariff that allows electric vehicle (EV) drivers to charge for free during periods of excess wind and solar generation.
Octopus Energy has announced a white-label partnership with Ebico, providing renewable electricity for its customers.
The UK has come in 5th position in a ranking of the drop in emissions seen across Europe since the start of national COVID-19 lockdowns.
This month’s episode of the Solar Media Podcast, sponsored by Honeywell, is out now, featuring discussion on long-duration energy storage, grid stability and how solar is at risk of prolonged curtailment in Vietnam.