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.

Ofgem consults on energy network firms’ funding requests

The regulator has set out its initial views and said final decisions will be made in September

First multi-megawatt gas-to-power plant in North America enters operation

The 2.5MW facility produces renewable hydrogen whilst also providing grid services to Ontario’s System Operators

‘UK Government must incentivise more grid flexibility’

A group of large energy organisations have said this is vital to keep costs low and decarbonise