UK’s grid system protection ‘operated as designed during August power cuts’

National Grid ESO has published its final technical report into the power outages of Friday 9th August

Faraday Grid enters administration

The firm, which aimed to commercialise its flow control devices and modernise the UK grid, has gone bust after running out of funding

UK power failures ‘demonstrate need for fast response tech like batteries’

Regen and the Electricity Storage Network say the government and Ofgem must increasingly value these technologies in the Capacity Market

Massive power cut hits UK: Industry responds

A power cut on Friday left nearly a million homes and businesses across England and Wales in the dark

‘There is strong agreement across the energy sector on steps to go net zero’

The Energy Networks Association notes there is strong support to build closer coordination between Distribution System Operators and the Electricity System Operator

Smarter and more flexible energy system ‘could save UK up to £40bn’

That’s according to Ofgem and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, which have written a joint letter to the Energy Networks Association regarding its Open Networks Project

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

Intelligent charging tech ‘could make EV refuelling 75% cheaper than petrol’

Ohme Technologies says its new platform will facilitate the mass-adoption of EVs by significantly slashing costs when combined with a time-of-use energy tariff

Got an innovative idea to protect the power grid from climate impacts?

The solutions must use technologies such as analytics, big data and drones

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UK’s high-pressure gas pipelines ‘provide significant grid flexibility’

UKERC researchers have found a way to more frequently and accurately measure the volume of gas stored in the gas grid