Heat network customers should have their bills capped to ensure they are charged no more than customers that use natural gas, energy regulator Ofgem has told the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which is conducting an inquiry into heat net
Giving evidence to the Lords Economic Affairs Committee in February, energy minister Claire Perry MP said the UK had a “triple test” for providing R&D funding for any form of decarbonising technology: “Can we deliver a cost-effective pathway f
The government should improve investment conditions in low-cost renewable energy such as onshore wind to support competitive industrial electricity prices, according to a report from the Aldersgate Group.
Canadian Solar has completed the sale of 24 operational solar power plants across England, Wales and Scotland, with a total capacity of 142MWp, to Greencoat Solar II, managed by Greencoat Capital.
GE and Arenko Group have announced a strategic alliance to build grid-scale energy storage systems in the UK.
Arenko has invested in a 41MW battery supplied by GE, sited in the Midlands, which will commence operations in 2018.
The government has announced funding of £30 million to be shared by 21 projects investigating “vehicle-to-grid” applications for electricity storage.
Kiwi Power has started operating a smart battery system “behind the meter” at Parc Stormy, the Cenin Renewables site near Bridgend, Wales.
The 4MW battery will provide frequency support services to National Grid.
Ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded Finland’s Fortum after it acquired a 47.12% stake in E.On spinoff Uniper for €3.8 billion.
J Murphy & Sons has acquired Carillion’s UK power framework business for an undisclosed sum.
Orkney renewable energy developers stuck in a “catch-22” situation because of delays in upgrading the network, have a month to let Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) know whether a proposed “alternative approach” to upgrades will work.