Fuel cell collaboration progresses to mass production, with an initial 200MW capacity in 2024

In 2024, Bosch intends to start full-scale production of distributed power stations based on solid oxide fuel-cell technology (SOFC), with this in mind it...

Centrica Business Solutions set to optimise 10MW Eelpower battery

Eelpower has started a seven-year contract with Centrica Business Solutions for the optimisation of its battery storage plant at Leverton near Lincoln, UK. The 10MW...

UK Power Networks named world leader in Smart Grids

UK Power Networks has been ranked number one in the Smart Grid Index. Singapore-based SP Group, which produces the annual Smart Grid Index, placed UK Power...

Northern Powergrid launches new search for Flexibility Services providers

Expressions of interests invited from large energy users, distributed generators, aggregators and other providers of flexibility services. Generators of electricity, businesses that consume a lot...

InterGen gains consent to build one of the world’s largest battery projects in Essex

InterGen has been granted consent by BEIS to deliver one of the world’s largest battery storage project on the banks of the Thames in...

Panasonic, Equinor and Hydro to explore potential for European battery business

Technology company Panasonic, energy company Equinor and industrial group Hydro have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to form a strategic partnership to explore...

Cornwall flexible energy trials prove success

Centrica has completed its Cornwall Local Energy Market (LEM) trial which saw over 200 homes and businesses trading stored renewable electricity. Electric vehicles, smart hot...

Europe losing global energy storage battle as US and China race ahead

Europe is set to lose the global energy storage race unless government auctions begin to incentivise flexible power, according to research from Wood Mackenzie. “Europe’s...

First of its kind tender sees Black Start contracts awarded in South West &...

National Grid ESO has announced contracts with six providers for Black Start services in the South West and Midlands, the result of a new...

Ofgem complains about ESO’s delay in implementing TERRE in the UK

On 4 September 2020, the ESO published an update stating that go-live for TERRE will not be achieved before early December at the earliest. In...

Highview Power begins work on long duration liquid air energy storage facility in Manchester

Highview Power in partnership with Carlton Power, announced today that it is beginning the execution process on a 50 MW liquid air energy storage...

Join us for Energy Flexibility Week

Join us for Energy Flexibility Week, brought to you by The Energyst. A series of morning webinar sessions that will take place from Tuesday...

National Grid Partners invests in two AI startups to protect critical infrastructure

National Grid Partners (NGP), the investment and innovation arm of National Grid plc announces two new investments in data analytics startups that use artificial...

UK’s largest battery ready to balance the grid

Gresham House Energy Storage Fund and flexible energy specialist Flexitricity have announced that the UK’s largest battery is now live. Edinburgh based Flexitricity is optimising...

Electricity North West accelerates its flexibility procurement by signposting competitions on Piclo Flex

Electricity North West has accelerated its flexibility procurement by publishing a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) on Piclo Flex, an independent online marketplace for trading...

New solar and Tesla Batteries help to make Portsmouth Greener

A new large 250 kilo-watt (kW) solar system has been installed on the roofs of Portsmouth City Council's Hilsea Industrial Estate. This complements the...

Flexibility project reaches successful milestone

An ongoing power flexibility trial we're leading is demonstrating that flexibility can be bought and sold in a continuous short-term market. Over the past...

Kaluza works with Scottish wind farm to provide flexibility with new ODFM service

Kaluza, an intelligent energy platform, has begun working with Vento Ludens, owners and operators of the Muirake wind farm in Aberdeenshire, to provide a...

A further 222MW of flexibility takes WPD over its target, but it wants...

Western Power Distribution (WPD) has awarded a further 222MWs of flexibility as it concluded its sixth round of flexibility procurement. To date, WPD has sought...

Long-duration alternative to Lithium batteries

The California Energy Commission has selected four energy storage projects incorporating vanadium flow batteries (VFBs) from UK-based Invinity Energy Systems for funding as part...