EVs ‘will play a vital role in driving UK towards clean energy future’

National Grid ESO suggests the 35 million battery-powered cars expected to be on the country’s roads by 2050 will be instrumental in providing flexibility and supporting renewables

Workplaces across the UK ‘can be the power plants of the future’

Centrica Business Solutions says 81% of those firms already generating their own on-site power aim to step up the amount they generate over the next five years.

Europe’s ‘first hyperloop’ makes a breakthrough

Hardt has developed a new method to allow vehicles to change from one lane to another while maintaining high speeds

‘Most meat won’t come from animals’ by 2040

Researchers from consultancy AT Kearney predict by this time, 60% of meat will be either grown in vats or be replaced by plant-based proteins

Future energy systems
Moixa’s virtual power plant marks first step in £40m project

The first step in the smart local energy system initiative will see solar panels, batteries and EVs installed in Worthing and Shoreham-by-Sea

Oil & gas
UK offshore oil and gas production up by a fifth over past five years

Oil and Gas UK notes this has been acheived following 14 years of decline

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Europe’s power sector ‘can be decarbonised by 2045’

A new report published by EY suggests this will need to be enabled by substantial investment, innovation in smart grids and flexible business models

‘The four Ds are changing the nature of how energy is bought and sold’

Electron’s Jon Ferris says decarbonisation, decentralisation, digitisation and democratisation are rapidly changing the market

National Grid ‘must provide right environment for decarbonisation’

That’s the verdict from Paul Dight, Partner at law firm Addleshaw Goddard

UK’s energy assets ‘will be in the hands of communities within a decade’

Matt Allen, CEO of Pivot Power, told ELN Editor Sumit Bose about how a new platform could help fund the change