UK ‘needs smart tech for renewables and inflexible nuclear’

  The UK will need smart technologies to combine variable renewables and inflexible nuclear power plants and balance demand and supply in real time. That’s the view of Goran Strbac, Professor of Electrical Energy Systems at Imperial College London, who spoke to ELN at the launch of the Smart Power Industries Alliance in Westminster this […]

Smart energy could save UK consumers £8bn a year

Consumers could see savings worth up to £8 billion a year by 2030 by using electricity in a “smart” way. In a new report, the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) suggests a smart power revolution could be delivered around three innovations – interconnection, storage and demand flexibility. It believes they could also help the UK meet […]