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Nuvve strikes V2G school bus deal in US, eyes UK partners

Vehicle-to-grid technology firm Nuvve has struck a deal with a US-based school bus manufacturer to turn them into mobile storage units that can help...

Power prices soar as National Grid issues capacity market notice

Within day power prices today soared above £300 per megawatt hour within minutes of National Grid issuing a Capacity Market Notice. At around 1pm, the...

AMP to build 175MW of gas engines after signing 15-year Statkraft deal

Statkraft has signed a 15-year deal to optimise 175MW of flexible gas engines for AMP Clean Energy. The arrangement will enable AMP to finance the...
Scania's new electric truck

Scania launches 300kWh battery-powered lorry, claims 150 miles on one charge

Scania has launched its first fully electric lorry. It claims the most powerful version, powered by nine batteries with a capacity of 300kWh, can...

Gridserve teams up with retail giants at UK’s first EV forecourt

Gridserve has announced partnerships with big name retailers ahead of completing in November its first high-powered EV charging forecourt near Braintree, Essex. Brands including WH...

Uber pledges pure EV fleet by 2030, applies London blueprint globally

Uber’s CEO has committed to making all of its European cars EVs within a decade and has set aside $800m (£623m) to help drivers transition...

Alpiq sells Flexitricity for £15m

Swiss utility Alpiq has sold aggregator Flexitricity to Reserve Power Holdings in a share sale agreement worth around £15m. The Edinburgh-based firm, one of the...

SEEIT buys portfolio of Intercontinental Hotel Group CHP assets

SDLC Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT) has acquired £5m of combined heat and power assets from GET Solutions, with an additional £12m pipeline to...

Scottish Power tenders for 900MW of flexibility

Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN) has launched its biggest ever call for flexibility services at 40 locations across the UK. The 900MW call sends...

Flow storage as a service: EDF’s Pivot Power inks 10-year vanadium electrolyte rental

EDF-owned Pivot Power has signed a 10-year rental agreement for the flow storage component of the Oxford Superhub, a major smart cities project delivering...

Good Energy’s Zap Map launches cross-network EV charging app

Good Energy-backed Zap Map has officially launched its cross-network payment app for electric vehicle drivers. Zap Pay is designed to work across all networks. The...

SSE chief tells Ofgem ‘there’s still time to save net zero’

SSE chief executive Alistair Phillips-Davies has penned an open letter to Ofgem urging it to rethink deep cuts to transmission company returns and "put...

Robin Hood Energy sold to Centrica

Nottingham City Council-owned Robin Hood Energy has been sold to Centrica. Some 250 staff have been told they face redundancy, according to the Nottingham...
Volta Trucks Volta Zero

Volta Trucks touts 16 tonne electric lorry ‘at same cost as diesel’

Volta Trucks has officially unveiled its first electric lorry, a 16 tonne resin-bodied unit for urban logistics that it aims to deliver at comparable...

SSE fined £2m over wholesale market inside information breaches

Ofgem has fined SSE £2.06m over wholesale market inside information breaches. The fine relates to disclosure around a Black Start contract with National Grid. SSE...

Social Energy lands week-ahead FFR contract via domestic batteries

Social Energy has won a contact to provide firm frequency response (FFR) to National Grid ESO via its weekly auction using entirely domestic batteries. The...

Thurrock Power: RWE throws spanner in works for UK’s biggest hybrid battery plant

RWE has taken issue with Statera’s plans for a 750MW hybrid flexible power plant at Thurrock, adjacent to its former Tilbury power station. The firm...

Enterprise’s EV strategy director on public charging challenge, electric van clubs and a dearth...

The UK’s public charging patchwork poses challenges for a car rental business and would-be customers, says Iain Macbeth, European director of strategy - Electric...

Gresham House eyes dynamic containment, availability payments to make battery storage “mainstream”

Gresham House Energy Storage thinks new services being brought to market by National Grid could enable battery storage to go mainstream. The fund now has...

AFC seals deal for 100kW hydrogen fuel cell to German ‘smart city’ demonstrator

AFC Energy has been awarded a contract to supply a 100kW alkaline fuel cell system to smart city demonstrator in Germany. The German government published...