Inspired to cut power usage in data server barns

Believed to be guzzling as much as 2% of the entire planet’s electricity now -  and already at 11% in Ireland, - data centres...

National Grid half year results:  Pre-tax up 75%, op profit up 47%, capex up...

Britain’s privatised backbone system operator pleased investors today with strong results for the six months to September. Against a steady-state base of continuing activities, National...

Speedster SSE accelerates Net Zero programme, commits £ 12.5 billion by 2026

Generator-retailer SSE pressed its pedal heavily to the environmental metal today, committing £12.5 billion from identified resources by 2026, on the way to attaining...

Battery bonanza: Twenty-fold storage expansion to characterise the world in the 2020s, say Bloomberg

Energy practitioners all sense it. Now a leading consultancy is the latest to put numbers around the intuition: “The 2020s are the decade of...

The Energyst – Latest issue out now

The latest edition of The Energyst is now ready to read today online or via the new Energyst App. The Energyst is now published monthly,...

Wake up to 8-hour storage: Ceres and RFC enjoy breakfast of (ch)Amps &...

Fuel cell firm Ceres Power this morning teamed up with RFC Power, an Imperial College spin-off, in quest of the world’s most efficient flow...

ENA flexes for openness, seeks ON responses and applicants to chair top body

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has taken steps to improve governance & transparency for its Open Networks programme, launching a new stakeholder group and...

World’s biggest continuous ultracapacitor on Teesside “super-stabilises” National Grid

A clever piece of power storage engineering from innovators Reactive Technologies has today dramatically upped stability capabilities on the National Grid. The world’s biggest continuously...

Heat & Buildings Strategy: Johnson disappoints again

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s long awaited Heat & Buildings Strategy was this afternoon greeted with similar disappointment from energy campaigners and industry as the...

WPD pledges same day or next day hook-up of home heat pumps and EV...

Britain’s biggest DSO today committed itself to 48 hour maximum connection approvals of home heat pumps or EV chargers. Starting from 18 October, most applications...

Decarbonisation and the Future of Energy

Ahead of COP26, Veolia and The Energyst are hosting a webinar that will demonstrate real-world examples of carbon-reduction strategies and technologies that can aid an...

Latest edition of The Energyst available

The latest edition of The Energyst is now ready to read today online or via the new Energyst App. The Energyst is now published monthly,...

Smart meters break 15 million barrier

Britain has seen its 15 millionth smart meter connected to the national network, transformation supervisors at the Data Communications Company have confirmed. Installation of a...

Morocco unbound: £16 billion green power pipe mooted to Devon giga-battery

British energy entrepreneurs Xlinks have unveiled ambitious plans to link solar and wind power generated in the Moroccan desert with UK power consumers via...

Would you Adam’n’Eve it? East London to get Britain’s ‘biggest’ heat network

Four boroughs straddling the Thames in London’s East End are set to benefit from a district heat network of up to 500,000 homes by...

SSE pots a deal to Stoke up UK’s first geothermal heat network

Britain’s first city heat network powered by hot rocks welcomed SSE into its kiln of Kilowatts today. IGas told investors it has signed a 12...

Hydrogen ‘safe’ in 20% blends over Keele’s pipes, trial decides

Advocates of hydrogen blended with conventional ‘natural’ gas to lessen harms from the methane-dependent fluid, were today celebrating the success of Britain’s first test...

Join The Energyst’s CPD accredited webinar Is your electrical infrastructure up to the task...

Preparing for net zero - is your electrical infrastructure ready? Register for The Energyst and Vattenfall's webinar that will examine how power-as-a-service can support an organisation in...

How can self-service empower utilities customers?

Using the self-service features of a field service portal enables you to drive field service customer satisfaction; helping customers, technicians, and operations alike. It’s no...

Kaluza and Innowatts ally to offer worldwide platform capability

Energy tech innovators Innowatts and Kaluza are uniting to broaden use of their complementary solutions in continent-spanning markets. Europe, where Innowatts seeks greater exposure, and...