Can the Balancing Mechanism offset FFR price erosion?

Firm Frequency Response (FFR), traditionally one of the highest sources of value for fast responding assets, has seen price declines in recent years. Interviewed for...

ESOS will help to raise profile of energy savings among large businesses

The Energy Saving Opportunities Scheme (ESOS) has been launched by DECC (26 June). It affects all businesses that are larger than SMEs; greater than...

Beis seeks views on creating energy efficiency markets

Government is consulting on how to better incentivise energy efficiency and seeks input to inform market-based approaches. It wants views on how current markets can...

Centrica: Take energy policy costs off bills, ditch 2020 smart meters deadline

British Gas parent company Centrica has urged government to reform the way energy policy costs are collected amid a raft of proposals it believes...

Energyst’s Delivering Net Zero events pushed back to 26-27 May 2021

Energyst Media is moving the Energyst & EV events back to May 2021. It’s not a decision we take lightly. We have been in constant...

Ceres Power to build fuel cell manufacturing plant in Surrey

Ceres Power is to build a fuel cell manufacturing facility in Redhill, Surrey. Manufacturing capacity will initially be 2MW, expandable to 10MW. The firm...

How the NHS cut gas costs with boiler load optimisation controls

Sabien’s M2G boiler load optimisation controls have delivered a 12% reduction in gas costs at NHS Ayrshire & Arran’s Biggart Hospital in Prestwick. The...

Use universities as low-carbon energy test beds, says IMechE

The UK’s university campuses should be test-beds for low-carbon local-energy, as they combine academic expertise and large areas of land and buildings, according to a...

Energy efficiency done right can pay for itself: Here’s how to convince your CEO

“Mounting pressure to reduce operating costs, coupled with shareholder and customer desire for improved sustainability, has made energy management an increasingly important priority for...

How technology Is helping the oil and gas industry to persist

Once formidable giants with a monopoly on the energy sector, the oil and gas industry is having a bit of an identity crisis. The...

UK Power Networks to trial Faraday Grid’s self balancing technology

UK Power Networks is to trial new technology that aims to create intelligent, self balancing power grids. The distribution network operator has signed a deal...

Decc remains ‘confident’ of beating Tempus Energy’s demand-side legal challenge

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc) remains "confident" it can see of the legal challenge launched by Tempus Energy, which alleges that...

Smart energy technology for commercial and industrial use

Elcomponent outlines the benefits of its Smappee modular energy meter - which is claims reduces the cost of sub metering by 30-40 per cent...

Smart meters: Government launches £8.8m SME smart energy competition

Government has made up to £8.8m available to firms that can help smaller companies make better use of smart meter data in order to...

SMMT reveals sales of EVs storming ahead while manufacturing capacity lags behind

According to the latest figures from the Society of Motor Manufacturers & Traders (SMMT) today, new car registrations in the UK rose for the...

Free report: How to Build Resilient Infrastructure

Organisations need mechanisms in place to ensure grid reliability and resilience. In Europe, for example, energy infrastructure is made up of small, isolated national networks...

Energy consultants warn of spikier power prices

Energy brokers have warned of spikier half hourly power prices in 2016. The consensus is that wholesale prices will remain flat. However, changes to industry...

Toto Energy goes bust, Robin Hood bailed out

Toto Energy has ceased trading. The firms was one of a number of suppliers Ofgem had ordered to pay millions in overdue Renewables Obligation...

Vattenfall backs hydrogen to decarbonise heavy industry, eyes supply chain ownership

Vattenfall believes hydrogen created from renewable power could decarbonise heavy industry such as steel and cement production - and the firm wants to own...

SSE shrugs off Moody’s negative outlook

SSE has shrugged off a negative note from Moody’s, which yesterday maintained SSE’s Baa1 rating but changed its outlook to negative. Moody's cited higher than...