Energy transmission infrastructure
‘UK has enough power to get it through the summer’

However, National Grid ESO notes solar growth is making it more difficult to balance the UK grid when demand is low in sunny periods

Shell warns of potential LNG supply shortage in mid-2020s

The energy giant says more investment is needed in LNG production projects

Gamification
Could video gaming take grid balancing to the next level?

Northern Powergrid stresses balancing supply and demand is to become increasingly important

Andover Business park
AMP Clean Energy secures permission for flexible power project

The facility will use natural gas to generate electricity and match high demand in Andover

UK power generation ‘down to lowest level in 25 years’

The country produced 335TWh of electricity through 2018, around 63TWh less than in 2005

Coal demand ‘set to remain stable through to 2023’

Predicted declines in Europe and North America are expected to be offset by strong growth in India and Southeast Asia

Flexitricity launches service to boost grid flexibility

It will enable industrial and commercial energy users and small generators to access the Balancing Mechanism

Oil price hits four-year peak

Brent crude peaked at $82.20, the highest figure seen since November 2014

Guest Blog: Julie Plunkett – Gas and power price volatility on the way

Utility Team says customers should lock in now to guarantee their future

‘Global oil demand could peak as early as 2036’

That’s according to energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie, which suggests petrol demand will be the initial driver