Ofgem complains about ESO’s delay in implementing TERRE in the UK

On 4 September 2020, the ESO published an update stating that go-live for TERRE will not be achieved before early December at the earliest. In...

Fiat Chrysler and Kaluza join forces to explore EV smart charging services

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Kaluza, an intelligent energy platform, have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at exploring how to deliver cheaper, simpler and...

DriveElectric to supply EVs to Orkney smart energy project

Electric vehicle leasing company DriveElectric is supplying the EVs for a new £28.5 million smart energy scheme in Orkney. It includes a range of vans and...

The world needs to cut carbon intensity five times faster to hit the Paris...

A decarbonisation rate of 11.7% per annum is now required to keep warming within 1.5°C - five times greater than what was achieved prior...

Hitachi Capital UK invests £10m in Gridserve

Hitachi Capital UK has invested £10m in EV charging business Gridserve that will help fund 100 new electric forecourts over the next five years...

Council awards BP Pulse £584,000 EV charging point contract

Warwickshire County Council has awarded BP Pulse a £584,000 contract to install an additional 118 EV charging points in council-owned residential car parks and...

EVs could outnumber diesels in UK by 2030

Drivers believe that electric cars will outnumber diesel cars on UK roads by 2030, according to a survey by the AA. Results of the online...

Swarco eVolt to operate the ChargePlace Scotland network

Swarco eVolt has been awarded the contract to run ChargePlace Scotland - the country’s public EV charging network - from July 2021. It will take...

WPD offers free bi-directional chargers to drive vehicle-to-grid trial

Western Power Distribution is attempting to drum up participants in a vehicle-to-grid trial by offering free bi-directional charging systems worth over £5,000 to participants. The...
Rolls Royce's vision of how a small nuclear reactor might look. The report acknowledges Rolls Royce's support.

Take nuclear option or blow net zero, warns Energy Systems Catapult

Britain may have to spend big on next generation nuclear to secure Net Zero, adding between 10GW and 50GW before 2050, innovation think tank...

Gresham House Energy Storage launches ‘grid bonds’ to buy more batteries

Gresham House Energy Storage Fund is aiming to raise an initial £15m to buy more grid scale battery storage. The fund has an operational storage...

Npower doubles Eon’s UK sales, 5,000 job cuts loom, b2b sale undecided

Eon doubled UK energy sales in the first half of the year despite the impact of Covid-19, thanks to the inclusion of innogy operations,...

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...

Four DNOs collaborate to streamline flexibility across networks

Four UK distribution network operators have joined together for the first time to provide flexibility providers with a direct path to participate in flexibility...

Electricity North West accelerates its flexibility procurement by signposting competitions on Piclo Flex

Electricity North West has accelerated its flexibility procurement by publishing a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) on Piclo Flex, an independent online marketplace for trading...

Committee examines tidal energy in the UK’s path to net-zero

In the latest phase of the Technological Innovations and Climate Change inquiry, the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) will consider the role of tidal energy...

International grid edge study reveals countries’ needs and readiness for the energy transition

Siemens, the University of Oxford and Technische Universitaet Berlin have jointly developed a new Grid Edge Index to assess different countries’ needs and readiness...

Fuel cell collaboration progresses to mass production, with an initial 200MW capacity in 2024

In 2024, Bosch intends to start full-scale production of distributed power stations based on solid oxide fuel-cell technology (SOFC), with this in mind it...

New site will increase recycling and support renewable energy

With a key focus on increasing sustainability and backing the drive to net zero carbon in the UK, Veolia has expanded wood recycling and processing...

Moray East announces installation of first turbine

Moray East has announced the successful milestone of its first turbine installation, issuing photos of the first of 100 9.5MW turbines in the Moray...