‘Increasing domestic energy flexibility could save £6.9bn’

Imperial College London and OVO Energy say household measures could slash the cost of upgrading the grid

Energy firm buys partners in bid to prepare for future energy system

Welsh energy solutions provider Egnida aims to optimise its green vehicle fleet offering

UKPN to adopt a ‘flexibility first’ network approach

The distribution network operator estimates its market for flexibility could be over 200MW by 2023

Workhorse showcases electric mobility offering in Manhattan

The vehicle manufacturer has unveiled a new personal ‘octocopter’ and an electric pickup truck

Consultation opens for energy system of the future

The Energy Networks Association claims a flexible, decentralised network could save consumers as much as £40 billion by 2050

EU opens consultation regarding decarbonisation strategy

It aims to help inform what type of transformations are required and how they should be carried out

ELF 2018: ‘Renewable energy firms need to up the ante in face of fracking’

Futurist Dean Van Leeuwen told ELN green utilities could find themselves undercut by cheaper shale prices

North-west England’s network operator outlines future plans

Electricity North West says electrical infrastructure needs to adapt to an increasingly low carbon energy system

Cities ‘to go smart within a decade’

Are you looking forward to living in a smart city, with solar roads, autonomous cars, negligible pollution and green buildings? This kind of urban lifestyle is only a decade away, according to supplier First Utility and futurist Glen Hiemstra. They say by 2028, cities will become much more energy efficient, rely on electrified transportation, adopt […]

Futuristic offshore wind tech to hit the UK’s shores

The offshore wind industry could feature futuristic technologies like drone motherships, robots and 40-rotor turbines by 2050. That’s according to the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, which predicts offshore wind could become the backbone of the UK’s energy mix within 12 years, potentially meeting around a third of the UK’s electricity demand . It suggests […]