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...

Grid innovator sees global demand for green, mission-critical infrastructure solutions

Depsys, a technology company focussed on modernising electricity grid through digitalisation, has been awarded five new contracts in the past month, as utilities accelerate...

£49 million uplift drives automotive industry towards green future

Retro electric motorcycles and high-power batteries to help electric vehicles travel longer distances are just 2 of the concepts receiving a share of £49...

Oxera helps National Grid to achieve settlement in major cartel litigation

Multidisciplinary team of Oxera experts provide National Grid with critical support and analysis in cartel case of 11 producers of underground and submarine high-voltage power...

Elmtronics signs £1.5m investment deal

Elmtronics has received £1.5m in new funding that will enable it to step up the roll-out of its charging points across the UK. The investment...

Nearly half of motorists expect to drive an EV within five years

A survey has found that 42% of people expect to drive an electric vehicle in the next five years, equivalent to more than 16...

Green gas gains great growth in 2020

A record number of homes in the North of England receive renewable gas. During 2020 the equivalent of almost 50,000 homes were fuelled by...

Vauxhall reveals fully-electric Combo-e van

Vauxhall has released the first pictures of its new fully-electric Combo-e, which has a claimed range of up to 171 miles from a single...

Participate in IntraFlex phase 2

WPD’s intraflex project is about to enter phase 2 and we are looking to recruit more FSPs to be part of the next phase...

Delivering green hydrogen across Europe at the price of fossil fuels

After 2 years of research and confidential preparation, a group of 30 European energy players has officially launched 'HyDeal Ambition' with the aim of...

Octopus Renewables partners with pensions manager Nest

Renewable energy investor Octopus Renewables has been selected as a partner by institutional investor Nest, which manages some £16 billion in UK pension savings,...

Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme “scratching the surface” of efficiency transformation required

Just 3.3% of government grant funding set up to accelerate the decarbonisation of public sector buildings has been awarded to schools and academies so far,...

Octopus Electric Vehicles launches EV leasing service

Octopus Electric Vehicles has launched an EV leasing service which offers a salary sacrifice scheme to businesses of all sizes. Electric Dreams – which is...

UK to speed up Net Zero drive, targeting 78% emissions cuts by 2035

The government is reportedly set to announce an acceleration of the UK’s drive towards carbon neutrality sought by the middle of the century. By 2035...

Tesla granted electricity generation licence ahead of VPP push

Tesla Motors has been granted a UK electricity generation licence enabling it to further local ambitions as an energy business. The electric carmaker is planning...

Peel and Powerhouse push on with plastic to hydrogen plan

Peel plans to back up to 11 plastic-to-hydrogen parks via a partnership with PowerHouse Energy. Peel is PowerHouse’s landlord at Protos Energy Park in Cheshire...

Future Energy Scenarios: National Grid models big increases in DSR and its value

National Grid modelling suggests the volume of 'pure' demand-side response could double within two to three years as the value of flexibility sharply increases. The...

Vehicle-to-grid: Where’s the smart money?

EDF and Nuvve’s Dreev joint venture is trying to crack flexibility on wheels. The Energyst spoke with Paige Mullen about bumps on the road...

Intergen seeks generation licence for giant 700MWh battery storage scheme

Intergen has applied for a generation licence at Spalding Energy Park, where it has planning permission for a battery storage system of up to...

H21: making the hydrogen switchover happen

For a large gas distribution operator like Northern Gas Networks (NGN), keeping its millions of customers going is the number one priority. Examining the...