UK Infrastructure Bank invests £60m in Kent battery project

The UK Infrastructure Bank is investing £60 million in the Sheaf Energy Park, aiming to boost grid stability and support renewable energy

Nearly 80 million kilometres of grids needed by 2040 to meet climate targets

The International Energy Agency has emphasised the urgent need to expand and enhance electricity grids globally to meet climate targets and ensure energy reliability

UK homes balance the grid

UK households are set to stabilise the power grid by participating in a new trial initiated by the Electricity System Operator

Uniper supercharges grid stability with custom condenser units

Grain power station site has introduced two new custom-built synchronous condenser units, making Uniper the biggest grid stability service provider

Stability contracts worth £1.3bn awarded by ESO

These contracts represent a cost benefit of £14.9 billion between 2025 and 2035, National Grid has said

Germany readies extension of nuclear power plants’ lifespan

Three nuclear power stations with a combined capacity of 4.3GW could soon be allowed to operate beyond their end date

German measures to support renewable energy production granted EU approval

That includes an additional round of ground-based and rooftop solar tenders in 2022

EIB backs Germany-UK interconnector with €400m

Work to build the interconnector will start this year, connecting two of Europe’s largest energy markets for the first time

Former minister warns Britons of risk of energy rationing

Lord Frost raised concerns about the UK’s power supplies ‘when the wind does not blow’

Amp Energy gets green light for 800MW battery projects in Scotland

The company claims the two 400MW batteries, due to be operational in April 2024, will be the largest grid-connected project of its kind in Europe