Proposed acquisition of Western Power Distribution and strategic portfolio repositioning

National Grid plc today announces that it has agreed to acquire PPL WPD Investments Limited, the holding company of Western Power Distribution (WPD), the...

Ofgem must consider impacts on local decarbonisation in network charging reviews

A new report, from not-for-profit centre of energy expertise Regen, argues that national changes to how we pay for our electricity networks will have...

Thrive Renewables acquires 20MW Bristol battery project

Thrive Renewables has acquired the project rights to a 20MW battery storage project located on Feeder Road in Bristol. The battery will deliver between...

Only two weeks left to take part in energy networks’ accelerated green recovery plans

Energy Networks Association (ENA) is urging stakeholders to respond to their call for evidence to help unlock early investment in the grid to support...

Energy networks make it easier for companies to provide flexibility services

The ENA aims hopes to simplify flexibility services offered by companies by streamlining a common contract used across the sector. The updates offer more transparency...

Downing LLP finalised funding of 50MW battery storage project

Investment management firm, Downing LLP has finalised the selection of its co-funding partner and entered into agreements for the supply of the battery storage solution,...

New digital system map to harness the power of data to deliver Net Zero

Building on the recommendations of the UK government’s Energy Data Taskforce, Energy Networks Association (ENA) is working with Ordnance Survey (OS) and 1Spatial to...

Limejump adds 170MW of renewables to its Virtual Power Platform

Since the start of January, Limejump, part of Shell’s Renewables & Energy Solutions division, has added more than 200 renewable generators to its Virtual...

SSEN Transmission calls for reform of “unfair and volatile” charging regime

SSEN Transmission has published a discussion paper calling for views on the current Transmission Network Use of System (TNUoS) charging regime, which results in...

Highview Power closes growth capital funding round with $70 million

Highview Power has announced that it has closed its Growth Capital round of funding with over $70 million, bringing the total amount of funding...

SMS begins construction of 90MW grid-scale battery storage projects

The two sites in Cambridgeshire and South Yorkshire will help build grid resilience and flexibility as we transition to a low-carbon energy system powered...

Participate in IntraFlex phase 2

WPD’s intraflex project is about to enter phase 2 and we are looking to recruit more FSPs to be part of the next phase...

Power in our hills is waiting to be used

1000s of hillsides across the UK could be used to provide the UK’s energy system with a new long-life source of underground hydro-powered energy...

Energy storage solution for Singapore’s first virtual power plant

Hitachi ABB Power Grids has been selected to deploy its innovative energy storage solution to support the development of Singapore’s first Virtual Power Plant...

DC could solve issues with grid flexibility

Improvements in technology and growth in power electronics on the grid has brought DC back into focus. Alan Binning, regional sales manager at energy...

Alfen to supply 10MW battery storage solutions to Centrica Business Solutions

Alfen has been selected by Centrica Business Solutions as a preferred partner for the supply of sub 10MW battery energy storage solutions. This three-year...

SP Energy Networks looks to flexibility for future distribution network operation

SP Energy Networks has awarded Opus One Solutions a contract to develop a Distribution System Operator (DSO) platform to test the Universal Smart Energy...

Partnership helps suppliers unlock Balancing Mechanism with smart EV charging

Flexitricity and ev.energy have partnered with an intent to register the first domestic electric vehicle aggregated unit in the Balancing Mechanism (BM). Utilising ev.energy’s...

Positive start to the year for Habitat energy as it optimises a fourth Gresham...

Habitat Energy is now optimising Gresham House's 22MWh Lockleaze battery in the Dynamic Containment and wholesale markets. This is the fourth battery of Gresham House...

Britishvolt in technology collaboration with Siemens

Britishvolt has signed an agreement with Siemens to help speed up the development and production of lithium-ion batteries at its new gigaplant. The collaboration will...