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National grid operator expands grid flexibility, so households can earn more

National grid operator ESO announced on 11 June that it will expand its existing Demand Flexibility Service (DFS), and pay UK households who turn...

Could EV batteries have a second life in stationary storage?

By Matthew Lumsden, CEO of Connected Energy, a firm with expertise in using batteries for energy storage. Picture this, it's Friday night and you're watching...

Home energy upgrade scheme launches in Brighton

Sussex-based enterprise Onezero Energy is bringing its innovative home energy upgrade service to Brighton, with the aim to sign up 1,000 homes to the...

Buildng industry group calls for £64bn retrofit investment

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has launched a policy manifesto for the next UK Government, urging it to invest nearly £64bn over the...

Window on the problem: CPD addresses retrofitting’s role in decarbonising UK social housing sector

Polymer window manufacturer REHAU is launching a new CPD for sector stakeholders covering the fenestration considerations when retrofitting the housing stock. Social housing providers must...

Energy flexibility at the quay

The Electric Thames project is assessing the viability of using electric vessels to feed stored electricity back into the capital's energy network, accelerating the...

Digital twin secures savings

The digital twin was used to test various refurbishment scenarios and identify those that would be most effective. A new tool for optimising the...

High Court agrees to hear legal challenge over Gove’s green homes ‘roadblock’

The High Court has given the green light for a judicial review of Michael Gove’s policy on green homes. Campaigners say the barriers...

EV charging beyond the grid: Forecasts from a new report

Mika Takahashi, Technology Analyst at market intelligence firm IDTechEx reviews highlights from a new report on an emerging sector Electric vehicles are no longer a...

Conference to address the environmental impact of digitalisation

Trade association for information professionals to host event on 12 – 14 May The Information and Records Management Society (IRMS) will host two of the...

Staying compliant with the updated ESOS Phase 3 requirements

Staying up to date with the latest ESOS updates means reduced energy consumption and costs, improved environmental performance and meeting legal requirements. "That's why...

Rewarding households for flexible energy use could transform energy systems

Analysis conducted by energy consultancy Cornwall Insight appears to show the potential of rewarding consumers for embracing energy-efficient behaviours. Launched at this year’s Distributed Energy...

Energy storage helps truck dealerships to electrify

Two Volvo Truck & Bus dealers say they have found an innovative solution to overcome one of the biggest barriers the UK faces with...

Even if it ain’t broke, you still oughta fix it

Making FMCG manufacturing more sustainable using intelligent energy management. By Patricia Torres, Industry Marketing Manager Food and Commodities Solutions, OMRON Industrial Automation Europe Some factory...

Using voltage optimisation to improve energy efficiency in commercial properties

James Goodby, director at voltage optimisation specialist, Powerdown220, presents what he describes as the most effective strategy available to enhance energy efficiency and reduce...

Business energy users: don’t miss your chance to apply for decarbonisation funding

In January, the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) opened applications for Phase 3 of its Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (IETF). Aiming...

Fresh delays for major battery storage project in Northumberland

A 30MW Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) has been dealt a further setback by Northern Powergrid (NPG) in being able to connect to the...

£147 million deal will double Scottish energy storage capacity

Construction has commenced on a new energy storage facility in Scotland, part of a drive to maximise the efficacy of renewables and reduce the...

Comment: “A move away from ‘fabric first’ is a step in the wrong direction”

Paul Spence calls for caution when it comes to promoting the idea that heat pumps should be installed regardless of a property's energy efficiency...

Interdisciplinary research group calls for accelerated delivery of the energy transition

In its annual Review of Energy Policy 2023, published on 14 December, the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) urges the next government to take...