CNG opens Europe’s largest renewable biomethane refuelling station
CNG opens Europe’s largest renewable biomethane refuelling station, one of two new facilities offering a low-carbon alternative to diesel for HGVs.
Offshore wind to provide 30% of UK electricity by 2030
Thirty per cent of electricity will come from offshore wind by 2030, with the launch of the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal.
Gas demand volatility linked to renewables
Cornwall Insight analysis shows that gas demand volatility could be linked to the growth of renewables in the power sector.
Call for utilities to invest in new technologies to cope with growth of renewables
Distribution utilities need to adopt new technologies and new ways of thinking to slash the cost of integrating renewable energy generators, electric vehicles and other distributed energy resources (DER) into their grids, according to the latest white paper from Smarter Grid Solutions.
Networks renewable improvements save customers £40m
Four electricity networks have joined forces to create a programme of improvements that will keep more renewable energy flowing onto local networks and save customers across Great Britain £40 million.
Anesco unveils plans to quadruple battery storage
Anesco's energy storage portfolio will exceed 380MW by 2020 with the company revealing plans to quadruple the size of its operational battery portfolio over the next three years.
Active energy management
Martin Sweeney, strategic marketing and business development manager for Schneider Electric, energy division - explains the innovations that will shape how companies manage energy in the future.
Active network management triumph in Shetlands smart grid scheme
An £18 million smart grid trial on the Shetland Islands has been hailed as a success by Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks.
Policy & Regulation
Next RIIO cycle will be shorter, predicts UKPN boss
"On balance, I would predict that ED2 will be somewhat shorter than ED1," the chief executive of UK Power Networks (UKPN) has said.
Britain’s Energy Coast seeks partners for low-carbon microgrid
Britain's Energy Coast (BEC) has launched an open tender for find partners to help create a low-carbon microgrid at Westlakes Science and Technology Park in Cumbria.
North-south divide driving transmission investment
National Grid has identified potential network capacity deficits arising from increasing north to south electricity flows in Scotland and England.
Policy & Regulation
It's not lack of subsidies for renewables that will cause the UK to miss its climate change targets, says John Parsons.
National Grid cuts energy use ahead of trainee surge
System operator National Grid has installed a series of energy saving measures at its training centre in Eakring ahead of the surge in trainees expected in the coming years.