Boiler ban sparks electricity shortage concerns for new homes

The proposed ban on gas boilers in new homes from 2025 has raised concerns in the industry about potential grid capacity problems

UK Power Networks launches the DSO

How will it help consumers and what does it mean for the grid?

‘Green projects that could power 150m homes face huge delays’

This is because the grid is not ready to connect them, new research suggests

‘Scotland’s largest’ standalone operational battery storage comes online

Scotland’s North gets its power-packed punch with the first-ever 50MW battery on the distribution network

How can energy be stored 760 metres underground in a disused mine?

Scottish firm will investigate the potential of storing energy in one of the decommissioned shafts of a coal mine in Germany

‘Europe may need to cut gas demand by 55bcm to mitigate supply risks’

Europe has utilised almost all of its short-term energy efficiency possibilities, leaving it susceptible to a “considerable” risk of further reduction in Russian piped gas, according to a report

Macquarie sells stake in UK offshore wind portfolio

Equitix has purchased 50% of the Offshore Wind Company, which has investments in eight wind farms

UK battery storage set to surge with $20bn investments by 2030

The UK’s utility-scale battery storage market is set to reach 24GW capacity by 2030, according to a report

ENA’s new action plan speeds up UK’s green grid connections

The Energy Networks Association has released a three-step plan as 69GW of new connection requests were made in the year up to October – the equivalent of a whole grid’s worth of capacity seeking to connect

UK energy brand shuts off lights: customers to be transferred to OVO

Nearly 200,000 Boost Power customers will be transferred to OVO Energy