Energy minister hails new smart meter-enabled products and tariffs

Claire Perry said smart charging and vehicle to grid technologies could help consumers save up to £40bn by 2050

UK energy supplier snaps up smart grid start-up

Independent UK supplier OVO Energy has announced it has bought a US smart grid start-up. The buyout of VCharge is expected to help with the challenge of connecting more renewable energy sources, which are typically intermittent, to the power grid. The US firm has developed a technology which uses “advanced algorithms” to balance grid requirements […]