Smart meters
Will the smart meters become ‘obsolete’ by 2033?

A new report claims that 4G and 5G technology could make smart meters ‘dumb’

Taskforce calls for mandated carbon data monitoring for a digitalised net zero energy system

Energy Digitalisation Taskforce calls for greater control for consumers over their data

National Grid ESO creates a digital replica of entire UK energy system

The so-called Virtual Energy System is designed to give access to real-time data on the operation of the energy system

UK energy sector switches on 2030s net zero commitment

The energy industry is calling for a new Energy Bill

UK and India agree to collaborate on clean energy ahead of COP26

Their first action is to initiate a joint programme on smart power, renewable energy and storage

IRENA and Hydrogen Council partner to advance green hydrogen across energy system

The partnership combines IRENA’s renewable energy expertise and the Hydrogen Council’s diverse network of more than 120 member companies across the entire hydrogen value chain

ENA invites net zero innovators in support of vulnerable consumers

The body is looking for partners to turn an idea into an innovation project that will benefit vulnerable households during the energy transition

DCC network reaches 14 million smart meters milestone

The 14th millionth smart meter was connected in County Durham, according to DCC latest report

Pound coins
Up to £1.5m on offer for grid-scale energy storage technologies

Interested areas include mechanical storage systems, compressed air energy storage, storage of heat, hydrogen or natural gas and heat pumps or pumped heat electrical storage

New Lords Committee seeks views on Ofgem’s role in net zero goals

Ofgem, which oversees the UK gas and electricity markets, has increasingly been given responsibilities in relation to other areas, particularly the country’s energy supply and decarbonisation