Grid infrastructure
Risk of electricity users going off-grid expected to rise

A survey of energy executives shows 95% are concerned about this

Power infrastructure
National Grid to bring grid and small suppliers closer together

Its new project will allow small suppliers to play a bigger role in the UK’s electricity network

GridBeyond and Electricity North West team up on flexible energy tech

The companies will supply DSR services to more than 900 industrial, commercial and public sector sites in the North West of England

UK’s local electricity grid operators open doors to smart flexibility services

The Energy Networks Association says the move will allow households and businesses to benefit from a lower-cost, lower-carbon energy system

UK’s gas networks ‘will play a pivotal role in future energy system’

That’s the verdict from stakeholders surveyed by the Energy Networks Association

Homes and businesses generating own power face increased costs

Ofgem is consulting on how it recovers the costs of the networks used to transport electricity to consumers, which currently amount to around £9bn a year

Picture of Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry on stage.
Claire Perry: Solar power shouldn’t be provided to the grid for free

She said BEIS is considering a new scheme as costs have fallen and the next steps for small-scale renewables will be announced shortly

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