‘Hydrogen is the rockstar of the energy system’

The European Commission has pledged to support the installation of at least 6GW of renewable hydrogen electrolysers in the EU by 2024

Ofgem to stop energy suppliers from taking new customers if they don’t meet new standards

New checks planned for suppliers which cannot meet their financial obligations and effectively serve their customer base

Scottish Highlands projects bag £2.15m funding from SSE Renewables

A community-owned hydro system, an environmentally sustainable hub and traffic-free areas will receive part of the grant

Modern and digitalised energy system ‘hindered by poor quality and inaccurate data’

The Energy Data Taskforce has set out five key recommendations to modernise the energy system and drive it towards a net zero carbon future

Ireland ‘not on course to meet 2020 emissions and renewable energy goals’

The International Energy Agency says the country’s overall energy system ‘remains heavily reliant on fossil fuels’

Oxfordshire to trial £40m smart local energy grid project

It will explore the growth in local renewables, EVs, battery storage and demand side response and how a flexible system could help reduce costs for consumers

Cheshire smart grid research secures £200k grant

A proposal for a multi-vector energy system that is capable of being scaled up to other regions of the UK will be developed

Government and Ofgem launch energy codes review

Many rules and practices governing the electricity and gas wholesale and retail markets were designed several decades ago

UK energy sector ‘has a lot to shout about’

Ian Funnell, CEO of ABB UK believes the UK is in a ‘very, very good space’ compared to a lot of its global competitors when it comes to the clean growth agenda

Energy UK launches project to identify future energy challenges

The ‘Future of Energy’ aims to look ahead to 2028 to see how consumer expectations can be met