Shell has bid to ramp up its interest in energy retail markets with a bid to buy major Australian energy supplier ERM Power.
Statkraft has moved to bolster its UK renewables ambitions with the purchase of onshore wind developer Airvolution Clean Energy.
Plug policy shortfall or risk falling short of hitting net zero targets, the Science and Technology select committee has warned the government.
Battery asset optimisation firm Habitat Energy has landed a contract from Arlington Energy to manage a 40MW battery, as the former sets its sights on assembling a leading portfolio.
The UK recorded a new grid carbon intensity low last weekend, as the country enjoyed extensive periods of fifth carbon budget-compliant power generation.
A lightning strike that caused two separate losses of generation – described by National Grid ESO as an “extremely rare and unexpected event” – has been revealed as the cause behind Britain’s power cut on 9 August 2019.
In the wake of the UK’s black out on 9 August, Liam Stoker speaks to the UK’s battery storage scene to determine precisely how it helped bring the UK’s power grids back online, and how they could prevent similar events in the future
Octopus Energy is believed to be in talks with Co-op Energy for a deal which could see Octopus pass the one million customers threshold.
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.