Renewable infrastructure
Ofgem reforms ‘could hit subsidy-free renewables with five-year setback’

Aurora Energy Research suggests the regulator’s Targeted Charging Review will favour low-efficiency gas gas power at the expense of onshore wind and solar energy

New energy storage research network granted £1m

The Supergen Energy Storage Network+ 2019 is a partnership between 12 institutions in the UK and has been backed by 60 additional global organisations

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Energy customers miss out on £5.1m compensation from network operators

A new report by Citizens Advice suggests many customers miss out on payment because they forget to apply or are unaware

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

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National Grid ESO sets out its Forward Plan for 2019 to 2021

The plan outlines how the organisation aims to balance electricity supply and demand and manage the grid

SSEN partners up for flexible power procurement services

Consumers providing the flexibility services will typically be paid around £300/MWh

SSEN invests £3m in ‘self-restoring’ network technology

It is expected to dramatically reduce the duration of unplanned power cuts

New network to improve gender diversity in oil and gas

Women represent only one in four out of the 280,000 skilled jobs supported by the industry

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National Grid recommends £59.8m investment for 2019/2020 period

It says this would allow it to maintain the option to deliver projects costing almost £5.4 billion

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