Energy Systems Integration

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Getting ready to transform the power system

Eric Brown, the head of innovation at the Energy Systems Catapult, outlines the next stages of Future Power System Architecture Project

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NGN partners in £30m integrated energy centre

Northern Gas Networks has partnered with the Centre for Integrated Energy Systems to set up a £30m research and demonstration facility for multi-vector energy systems.

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Align network price controls to boost innovation

Ofgem should change to regulatory price control periods for gas and electricity networks in order to encourage joint investment planning and a "whole system" approach to decarbonisation, according to a leading academic.

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ETI sets out multi-vector energy plan

A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has laid out possible strategies for achieving an integrated approach to energy system planning.

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Move beyond vector-specific energy regimes

‘Whole system’ thinking for governance and regulation of energy networks could unlock untold efficiencies and business opportunity, says George Day

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Editor's weekly: Political turmoil hampers innovation direction...

Continued uncertainty around the direction of travel for policy and regulation with regards to decentralised energy technologies and system responsibilities makes it difficult to measure innovation success, says Network's editor.

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Editor's weekly: the next phase for decarbonisation

Whole system thinking about energy is coming into its own as the capacity of the power sector to take us further down the road to decarbonisation runs low.

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Smart energy dynamics: language and modelling methodologies

After the Brexit vote, UK networks have a once in a generation opportunity to advance a whole system methodology for smart energy, says Duncan Botting.