Football Association & E.ON ally to decarb soccer’s grassroots

The Football Association and energy supplier E.ON today announced a new long-term partnership to support grassroots amateur football in England with a new decarbonisation...

Storage investment: TRIG pick Fig Power for £20 million, as LCIF drop in for...

Investment firm the Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has committed to buy Bristol-based battery projects developer Fig Power for a total of £20 million. The acquiree...

CCUS innovator Seabound plots course to de-carbing world’s freighters

London-based carbon capture start-up Seabound is celebrating proof of its contribution to stripping carbon emissions from commercial shipping. Container shipping is estimated to account for...

MPs to hear solar developers’ complaints over NG’s and DNOs’ ‘farcical’ hook-up waits

Leaders of Britain's solar developers will meet two influential Parliamentary committees this afternoon, battling to shorten 'farcical' delays in connecting new batteries and PV...

EDF plugs in to market-leading PV & battery deal

Nuclear-to-renewables power supplier EdF has signed one of Britain’s biggest energy management deals, optimising revenues from a solar 66MWp farm and a 50MW grid-scale...

Gas over-reliance & connection delays force Gresham House to drop dividend, buy back shares

Gresham House Energy Storage Fund, Britain’s biggest investor in utility-sized batteries, is dropping its last quarter dividend for 2023, as it fights sluggish growth...

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,...

Amazon backs Moray West & Ocean Winds with 473MW PPA

Data colossus Amazon has signed a corporate power purchase agreement with ENGIE, increasing its share of output from developer Ocean Winds’ Moray West venture...

Standing charges are suppliers’ stealth tax on SMEs, trade body charges

Too many energy retailers are using rocketing standing charges as a ruse to inflate bills for small firms, according to lobbyists at the Federation...

Octopus claims its flex customers “offset price cap rise”

Octopus Energy claims around a quarter of the households taking advantage of its ‘Saving Sessions’ flex scheme will escape the effects of this month’s...

Two million “will disconnect from energy” this winter because they can’t afford to top...

New analysis from Citizens Advice has found that more than two million people across the UK will disconnect from their gas and electricity this...

Veolia passes the 2 GW of flexible power milestone in Europe

Veolia has passed the milestone of 2 GW of flexible electrical power managed, equivalent to the output of two nuclear reactors or the consumption...

Only 3 in 10 Brits know how to make our homes Net Zero-ready, Lloyds...

New research published by Lloyds Banking Group during Energy Saving Week has revealed the lack of confidence and skills gaps Brits face when attempting...

NatWest’s app help small firms control energy costs

Banking giant NatWest is offering a digital tool to help the UK’s 5.5 million small businesses save on their energy bills and cut carbon...

Wasted wind costing £1bn a year? Green hydrogen can save it, urges Policy Exchange

Too slow deployment of grid upgrades and new storage technologies is costing Britain as much as £1billion a year in wasted renewable power, says...

UKPN & EPEX SPOT partner to “supercharge flex market”

UK Power Networks has announced a partnership with the power market operator EPEX SPOT to host its flexibility market. The new cooperation is set...

Sodium-Ion Batteries: Why bother with sodium?

Sodium-ion batteries are being developed due to potential costs, safety, sustainability and performance characteristics over traditional lithium-ion batteries suggests IDTechEx’s new report, “Sodium-ion Batteries...

GB power prices to remain high, despite drop in short-term forecasts: Cornwall

​​​​​​Analysts Cornwall Insight have cut their short-term power market price forecast by 12%, with average costs for 2024 now predicted to be £113 per...

Long-duration battery storage: D-ESNZ consults on industry views

The government has launched a two-month consultation into long-duration electricity storage on Britain’s grids. Extending volumes of power hosting for periods beyond two hours is...

Home energy managers Wondrwall ink expansion deal

Home energy technology company Wondrwall has signed a £100 million finance deal aimed at spreading its management platform into thousands of UK residences. Its alliance...