Energy System

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Clarke takes up new role at Wales & West Utilities

Chris Clarke has taken up an energy strategy director role at Wales & West Utilities.

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National Grid launch £600m interconnector

A £600 million interconnector is set to deliver a more flexible energy system for consumers in the UK and Belgium.

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Report claims hydrogen could help decarbonise energy system

A new report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says hydrogen is a credible option to help decarbonise the UK energy system.

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Smart storage

The launch last year of the Government-backed Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan was a milestone on the road to a smarter energy system in the UK. The plan outlined the way in which continued decarbonisation of the economy and greater adoption of renewable...

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ETI report recommends increased biomass production

A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) provides a series of recommendations to support the development of bioenergy to cost effectively decarbonise the UK energy system.

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Embracing change

Akshay Kaul, director of network price controls at Ofgem, speaks exclusively to Network editor Alec Peachey about the regulator's stakeholder engagement incentive and a range of other subjects including RIIO2, innovation and the future energy system....

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Dealing with uncertainty

"The future has never been more uncertain than it is now." That's the view of Mark Brackley, National Grid's project director for RIIO2, who spoke to Network editor Alec Peachey about a range of subjects including regulation, infrastructure policy and...

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The energy revolution

The government recently announced an investment of over £100 million in a new programme called 'Prospering from the Energy Revolution' as part of its Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund, delivered by UK Research & Innovation. This first article from Innovate...