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.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has rejected an appeal from generators after Ofgem decided not to allow the generators to recover an extra £120 million in transmission charges from customers.
Citizens Advice has called for new entrants to the energy market to face greater scrutiny.
The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) has begun procuring a system to track nuclear materials in the UK and ensure they are not diverted from civilian uses.
The Irish government has published a new National Planning Framework and a National Development Plan that commits the administration to support for the North-South Interconnector, a possible power link with France and grid strengthening in parts o
Owners of Renewable Heat Incentive scheme (RHI) boilers in Northern Ireland have lodged an appeal against a High Court decision that left them on reduced tariffs.