KiWi Power chief: Aggregators can help boost grid flexibility

Aggregators can help further increase the flexibility of the grid and play a role in creating energy markets to boost demand side flexibility. That’s the view of Yoav Zingher, CEO of KiWi Power, who spoke at the World Bank Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP) forum. He addressed the growth of renewable energy generation and […]

Tesla installs giant battery down under

Tesla has successfully installed the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery in South Australia, within its promised 100-day timeframe. The tech firm’s Chief Executive Elon Musk had said the battery storage would be free if it wasn’t delivered within this deadline. The battery, which will be switched on in the next few days, has a capacity of […]

EVs could offer 11GW of grid flexibility by 2030

Electric vehicles (EVs) could offer 11GW of rapid flexibility to the UK’s energy grid by 2030. That’s according to energy tech developer Open Energi, which suggests smart charging, which is when vehicles are charged automatically at optimal times, could support renewable generation, balance supply and demand and alleviate strain on the network. The firm finds […]