Conrad Energy closes UK’s first standalone greenfield financing of two Pathfinder synchronous condenser projects...

Conrad Energy is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed the greenfield financing of its two Pathfinder synchronous condenser projects located in the...

NG-DSO reveals 2-year action plan, offers more revenue stacking for flex

National Grid’s distribution division today launches its two-year action plan for its Distribution System Operator (DSO). Expanded provision for revenue stacking by flex providers...

ENW, Piclo & Electron team up to maximise flex market access

Distribution grid operator Electricity North West is partnering with flex innovators Piclo & trading software firm Electron to help flexibility service providers (FSPs) maximise...

Octopus leads V2G charge, plugs clients’ EVs into Balancing Mechanism

Octopus Energy has deepened its vehicle-to-grid experience, integrating electric cars owned by its customers into the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism. The BM uses flexible assets...

Tag’s & Harmony’s 49MW battery goes live near Perth

Clean energy firm TagEnergy and renewable infrastructure developer Harmony Energy’s Jamesfield battery energy storage system (BESS) has gone live today, following completion and commissioning. The...

GridBeyond’s latest white paper looks at risk and return for battery storage

Battery storage investors are witnessing a shifting landscape in the sector, navigating the complexities of tolls, floors, and merchant models. As the energy storage...

‘Get on with it’, Lords committee orders Coutinho on long-term storage

The government lacks a viable plan to implementing vital utility-scale batteries accommodating more despatchable renewable power into Britain’s grid, an influential House of Lords...

UK Power Networks’ DSO launches Britain’s first distribution day-ahead Flex service

UK Power Networks’ Distribution System Operator (DSO) is to become the first network to offer a day-ahead flexibility product at distribution level. The move comes...

Coutinho: New unabated gas ‘needed beyond 2030’; REMA needs local pricing

Energy secretary Clare Coutinho today pledged to build new CCGT power stations as replacements for ageing gas generators. The new plant, Coutinho accepts, is...

Ocean energy trial basks in success, seeks new markets’ response

A pioneering experiment linking ocean wave power and subsea batteries to run crucial marine equipment is celebrating success after 12 months of tests off...

GridBeyond secures 264MW  in T-4 Capacity Market auction at a record high of £65/kW

GridBeyond secures 264MW  in T-4 Capacity Market auction at a record high of £65/kW The provisional results of the T-4 2027-28 Capacity Market auction were...

Zenobē buys 300 MW/600 MWh battery from Wärtsilä

Technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 300MW / 600MWh battery system under an Engineered Equipment Delivery (EEQ) contract to Zenobē, the EV fleet and...

Penso allies to enter Italian storage market

Utility-scale storage developer Penso Power is venturing for the first time into Italy’s power market. The company already has operations in Britain and Australia. Now...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...