Ofgem approves £6m investment in digital marketplace for energy

SP Energy Networks’ new platform will allow surplus power to be traded among consumers

E.ON and subsidiary Avacon launch smart grid tool in Germany

The Smart Grid Hub is designed to remotely control distributed energy generation and battery units

Sustainable start-ups offered €100k for energy storage ideas

The competition is open until 30th October 2018

Western Power Distribution adopts smart grid software

The utility giant has signed a new enterprise licence with Smarter Grid Solutions

Canada invests $1.4m in smart grid project

The project will allow extra renewable power generated by consumers to be sent back to Calgary’s 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

Anesco battery site becomes first to contribute to UK’s Balancing Mechanism

The 10MW battery storage site in Derbyshire has participated in the scheme as part of a virtual power plant

Australian wind farm to install 25MW Tesla battery

The 278.5MW Lake Bonney wind facility will use the storage technology to provide grid flexibility services

Using waste materials to generate on-site heat and power

In the past, technologies capable of converting waste materials into electricity have either been huge, cathedral scale incineration plants or unreliable, dirty and inefficient small-scale combustion systems.