Liam Stoker delves into the recent spate of M&A as Big Oil and Gas firms snap up those at the forefront of the energy transition, while some are left pondering a “crisis of perception”.
Shell has continued its spending spree in the clean energy space, this time acquiring London-based energy tech firm Limejump.
ScottishPower has unveiled a £2 billion investment programme for 2019 to target large-scale battery storage and public EV charging points.
In just 24 hours, National Grid’s new Distributed Resource Desk more than doubled the amount of distributed capacity to access the Balancing Mechanism, representing a key milestone in the system operator’s handling of a more decentralised power system. Liam Stoker gets the inside track on the desk’s development and how operators have responded.
Northern Powergrid (NPg) is looking to ‘jump-start’ new gamification projects after concluding a trial testing the effectiveness of mobile gaming to incentivise residential demand side response (DSR).
UK Power Networks (UKPN) has announced £12 million of funding for flexibility services across its service area.
UK battery storage firm Zenobe Energy has secured a £25 million investment from Japanese power giants Jera and Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco).
Centrica has made investments in two cutting edge energy tech firms as it targets a more concentrated domestic energy flexibility business.
Shell is to acquire German battery storage manufacturer sonnen in a bid to accelerate its home energy services position.