Smart grids ‘can enhance energy security during pandemic’

GlobalData expects smart grids to ensure continuous power supply to critical infrastructure, amid the Covid-19 crisis

‘More than half of Britons want to become greener after the lockdown’

A total of 64% of people said they would find it easier to take smaller steps than make big changes to reduce their carbon footprints, according to a new survey

Moixa progresses £31m virtual power plant project amid coronavirus crisis

The firm says its GridShare technology will help the UK ‘Build Back Better’ after the Covid-19 crisis and stage an economic recovery in a sustainable way

Fiat Crysler Automobiles and ENGIE Eps commence work for V2G pilot project

New infrastructure will interconnect up to 700 EVs and in doing so, be capable of providing ultra-fast grid services to the transmission network operator

‘Supply and demand must be better managed to balance a more distributed energy system’

That’s the suggestion from Stuart Lacey, CEO of ElectraLink, who spoke to Energy Live News about the changing face of the energy sector

New South Wales to transition to 100% green hydrogen electricity

Project NEO will store green hydrogen using its fuel cell technology to provide round-the-clock electricity supply to the national electric network

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Australia announces ‘Technology Investment Roadmap’ to boost economic activity post Covid-19

The roadmap will support jobs, businesses and boost investment in low emission technologies

Global EV sales expected to grow in 2020, despite the pandemic’s impacts on the auto industry

The IEA estimates global EV sales could reach 2.3m in 2020, with a record total of 10m being in use on the roads by the end of the year

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EIB confirms €1bn to consolidate European battery industry

The funding forms part of the European Battery Alliance, committed to creating a competitive, cleaner and advanced battery cell industry

Siemens Gamesa reveals ‘world’s biggest wind turbine’

Each SG 14-222 DD machine is able to provide enough energy to power approximately 18,000 average European households every year