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

Gas pipe
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

Put customers in driving seat of EV charging scheme designs, says Citizens Advice

The consumer body says companies should guarantee minimum levels of savings or income

Britain sets new record as it goes coal-free for a week!

The last coal generator came off the system at 1:24pm on 1st May, which means the UK reaches 168 hours without coal at 1.24pm today

Future energy systems
Moixa’s virtual power plant marks first step in £40m project

The first step in the smart local energy system initiative will see solar panels, batteries and EVs installed in Worthing and Shoreham-by-Sea

Green gas
PassivSystems works to allow more green gas onto the grid

The firm will work with partners Wales & West Utilities, Cadent and Costain as part of a £2.4 million project

Octopus Energy’s new tariff offers cash for solar power export

It comes as the government’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme closes today