Welsh ministers set 25 MW wind & storage combo free to spin above Bridgend

Developers RES have won approval for the Upper Ogmore 25 MW wind farm and battery proposal, to be sited near Blaengarw and Nant-y-Moel close...

Gresham & Octopus: places in the sun, riffled by a German breeze

Two leading renewables investment funds today turned in sun-kissed, wind-burnished figures for 2022’s first half, storing up wealth for their backers. Gresham House Energy Storage...

Ofgem names and shames providers over help for struggling energy clients

Weak processes to support customers at risk of arrears, an inability to identify them, and lost account data have incurred the wrath of Britain’s...

Centrica starts work on 50MW battery storage plant at former gas power station

Centrica Business Solutions has announced plans to convert a decommissioned Lincolnshire gas-fired power station into a battery storage facility capable of supplying the equivalent...

Flexibility – We need your views

The Energyst is seeking views on demand-side response and battery storage. Our 2022 Flexibility survey forms the research component of our annual DSR and storage reports and...

Kwarteng’s eased planning rules can “lower bills for all”, says Octopus’s Jackson

The founder of the UK’s biggest all-renewable energy retailer warmly welcomed chancellor Kwasi Kwarteng’s promise this morning to ease planning requirements on onshore wind...

Energy crisis hitting TPIs

The UK's energy crisis is continuing to have a devastating financial impact on businesses. However, often overlooked are those ancillary businesses, such as energy consultancies...

Draughty homes leak “a third of energy spend” out of the window, Citizens Advice...

Yet another report has highlighted the energy efficiency hole at the heart of the Truss government's measures to cap home heating bills. Despite the government's...

Rees-Mogg dodges Parliament, puts numbers on 6-month business retail energy cap

New energy secretary Jacob Rees-Mogg announced this morning that businesses will have a six-month cap, their first ever, to curb rocketing energy prices. A ceiling...

Speed up decarb efforts now and save “trillions” by 2050, Oxford study urges ...

Pushing still harder to decarbonise the world’s energy supply by 2050 promises to strip as much as $12 trillion – or £ 10.34 trillion...

Blue H2’s pipeline puffs to 16GW across UK and Norway, analysts find

Hydrogen’s "blue" variety scrubbed from oil and gas commands a 90:10 capacity lead over its electrolysed, cleaner “green” variant, in the UK and Norway,...

Electric eel: Solar fund winds self a second time around battery specialist

Clean electricity investors Next Energy Solar Fund have formed a £ 200 million storage partnership, its second with grid-scale battery engineers Eelpower. Today’s deal doubles...

Bills crisis: Truss starts split of power prices from gas costs, protects oil extractors,...

The first act of Liz Truss’ government opened this morning, with the prime minister announcing her much-trailed package to ease the crisis of rocketing...

RES wins planners’ blessing for 100MW Durham battery

Clean energy developer RES has secured planning permission to progress a 99.9MW battery close to an existing substation near Spennymoor, County Durham. The mega-device is...

Navigating the power markets in turbulent times

Making the electricity markets understandable and work for your business is currently a tall order. Cielo Energy, headed up by managing director Stuart Lloyd-Evans,...

Moixa acquired by Lunar Energy

Moixa announced today it has been acquired by newly launched Lunar Energy, a US-based company with a mission to electrify the home and provide...

Stacking value and optimisation is the key to electricity storage

Electricity storage will need a significant increase to support the decarbonisation of the grid by 2050, but stacking value and optimisation is the key...

Our flexible friends in the North: DNO seeks firms’ views on supplying flex

Regional DNO Electricity North West is calling on customers and stakeholders to help shape the way it buys flexibility on its network. The North West’s...

WPD claims lead among DNOs with UK’s first “connectability pledge”

Britain’s grid operator serving the Midlands and Wales reckons it’s getting ahead of a major regulatory change in how DNOs charge for installing low-carbon...

Four Tips to Improve The Energy Efficiency of Houses in the UK

Energy has become a pressing matter for UK households, as the effects of a growing climate crisis become more readily apparent to general populations...