Businesses need a clear energy plan to combat climate change

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QtU_Kz5T6GA] With more businesses looking for less carbon-intense electricity sources, there are now a host of smaller energy suppliers taking on the ‘big six’,...

Glasgow aims to be UK’s first ‘net zero’ city

Glasgow City Council is aiming to be the first UK city to achieve net zero carbon emissions. The Scottish government has already set a 2045...

Potential for micro-grids to increase resilience in an uncertain energy landscape

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4aSj0D48_0w] The rise of virtual power plants will be a key trend in 2019, according to ABB’s Sagnik Murthy. Speaking at The Energyst Event,...

Calls for government incentives to encourage investment in battery storage

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dRoOchcpeO4] Obtaining project export capability and capacity upgrades for battery storage or EV infrastructure projects can be extremely daunting and time consuming. G99 Professional...

VPP: Why Ecotricity has entered the flexibility market

Mark Meyrick, head of trading & smart grids at Ecotricity details why the company has launched a flexibility business and what sets it apart...

Siemens to spin off gas and power, ramp up smart and digital industries

Siemens is to spin off its power and gas division and bundle a majority stake of its renewables business to create a listed “pure...

Ørsted plans green bond issue to fund Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm

Ørsted plans to issue green bonds to finance wind farms, including the 1.4GW Hornsea 2 development, under construction in the North Sea. The Danish firm...

Proton Power Systems signs deal to make big fuel cells, shares soar

Proton Power Systems has signed a deal with Dutch firm MTSA Technopower to build and sell large hydrogen fuel cell power systems – from...

Charging regime change ‘could take £15/MWh from renewable generators’

Charging regime change being undertaken by Ofgem could reduce renewables generators' revenues by up to £15/MWh according to Smartest Energy. Most of the hit comes...

Limejump brings hydro into VPP

Limejump, soon to be acquired by Shell, is adding hydro to its virtual power plant (VPP) and will trade its power into wholesale and...

edie Live – get your free ticket

Join the UK’s leading energy, sustainability and resource professionals at edie live 2019. Discover innovative energy solutions; be inspired by thought leadership and best...

Good Energy pushes harder into b2b market

Good Energy believes its growth will increasingly come from the business market, with energy services the future of its business model. Posting unaudited full year...

Eon’s Johannes Teyssen: The grid, not generation, will crack decarbonisation

Eon chief executive Johannes Teyssen says the energy sector must change the narrative on climate change, minimise costs of decarbonisation and start working on...

Iain Conn: We will use a lot more gas before we use less

“Natural gas is absolutely crucial and we are going to use more of it before we use less,” according to Centrica CEO, Iain Conn. Speaking...

Shell: We will be world’s biggest power company

Shell believes it can be the world's biggest power company by the early 2030s driven largely by renewables and gas. It thinks electrification will...

Opinion: Never mind the Brexit, solar and storage stack up

Regardless of Brexit uncertainty, the Capacity Market suspension and regulatory uncertainty created by major charging reviews, integrated solar and storage remain a smart choice...

Northumbrian Water signs offshore wind PPA with Ørsted

Northumbrian Water has signed what is believed to be the UK's first corporate power purchase (PPA) agreement for offshore wind. It will take around 100GWh...

Warrington Council signs massive solar plus battery storage deal

Warrington Borough Council has signed a huge solar plus battery storage deal, enabling it to generate all of its electricity and make millions of...

Free smart energy seminar, London, 13 March

Free energy industry insight seminar in Central London: explore the energy industry with leading experts in London on 13 March 2019 On Wednesday, 13 March,...

Ashford Council sees £7m income from 9MW solar farm

Ashford Borough Council in Kent wants to build and run its own solar farm. Following advice from the Association for Public Service Excellence (APSE) the...