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National Grid half year results:  Pre-tax up 75%, op profit up 47%, capex up...

Britain’s privatised backbone system operator pleased investors today with strong results for the six months to September. Against a steady-state base of continuing activities, National...

MAST’s 9 MW Derbyshire back-up plant now serving Statkraft

Reserve power operator MAST Energy Developments has greenlit its first UK plant, the 9 MW gas-fired generator at Pyebridge, near Alfreton, Derbyshire, ready to...

Morocco unbound: £16 billion green power pipe mooted to Devon giga-battery

British energy entrepreneurs Xlinks have unveiled ambitious plans to link solar and wind power generated in the Moroccan desert with UK power consumers via...

Telecoms provider uses fuel cell for long-duration back-up

GenCell Energy, an Israel-based manufacturer of fuel cell energy solutions, announced that a Tier One telecom provider has deployed its first GenCell G5 hydrogen...

New public API to simplify management at the edge

Schneider Electric has released a public API (application programming interface) for cloud-based software EcoStruxure IT Expert. The first public API for EcoStruxure IT Expert,...

The pros and cons of eco-mode UPS: what does the future hold?

Ian Bitterlin discusses the potential risks and benefits of adopting eco-mode UPS technology, and considers the future impact of silicon carbide IGBTs. In the early...

Power only half the story as volatility hits energy bills in 2016

Wholesale power prices declined for 2015 with anticipated softening into 2016. Yet bills are expected to rise and the market to become increasingly volatile....