Consumers could break away from having a single supplier for all their power by the start of 2020.
The EMR Delivery Body has published for consultation potential derating factors for wind and solar power if it were allowed to participate in the Capacity Market.
BEIS is consulting on updated planning rules for new energy schemes that combine energy storage with energy generation.
Large suppliers will have to offer export tariffs – above zero – to small-scale low-carbon power generators with projects sized below 5MW, under new proposals launched by BEIS.
Industry has called on climate and industry minister Claire Perry MP to instigate a ‘CfD floor’ mechanism to bring forward investment in 160GW of new power plant required to meet 2050 decarbonisation targets.
Volkswagen Group has launched a company – Elli Group, based in Berlin – that will offer electricity supply alongside and vehicle charging.
Ofgem should allow energy networks to invest ahead of demand and some of Ofgem’s regulatory powers should be regionally devolved, so that cities can develop their own energy policy, according to a new report produced by Localis for Scottish Power
Iain Miller, head of innovation at Northern Powergrid, has experience of two vehicle to grid projects and his know-how – of a technology at the start of its development – mirrors that of Fiona Howarth.
Janet Wood hears about some key projects that will test out the ‘vehicle to grid’ proposition – and start priming the pump for the necessary investment in the first generation of chargers
Smart meter installations fell by 35% in December – the biggest month-by-month fall since 2012, according to figures on electricity meter installation provided by industry body Electralink.