Government told to procure EV chargepoints through tenders in underserved areas

Without government intervention, there is a risk the UK will not develop the comprehensive network of electric vehicle (EV) chargepoints it needs...

Oxford City Council sets out zero carbon vision

Oxford City Council has outlined how it will become zero carbon by 2030. On 1 February, the council said...

ENGIE partners with Premier Inn for nationwide EV roll-out

ENGIE has secured a contract to deliver 1,000 high power electric vehicle (EV) charging points across Premier Inn hotels.

Village set to become “zero carbon role model”

UK Power Networks (UKPN) is aiming to turn a village in East Sussex into a zero carbon role model for greener home...

Project looks to show benefit of local demand-side flexibility

Opus One Solutions has been awarded a contract by SP Energy Networks (SPEN) to demonstrate how local demand-side flexibility can help it...

Ofgem recommends independent body to lead green transition

An independent body should be established to lead Britain to net zero at the lowest cost to consumers, according to Ofgem.

ENA sets out how Open Networks plans to continue drive to...

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has set out how its Open Networks Project will continue driving key changes and innovation needed to...

Heat pumps and EVs set to become central to everyday life

There could be over 700,000 electric heat pumps and 4.5mn electric vehicles (EVs) across London, the East and South East by 2030,...

Octopus Energy launches local time of use wind tariff

Octopus Energy has announced the launch of a “world first” local time of use tariff which will see prices fall for customers...

Nottingham looks to optimise EVs with new system

Open source internet of things (IoT) technology is set to help Nottingham to optimise its electric vehicle (EV) fleet as part of...

Reports explore local impact of net zero

Net zero will see the number of electric vehicles (EVs) increase from 30,000 today to over 5mn in SSEN’s distribution area alone,...

Rapid battery storage scale-up can avoid energy wastage

Based on current wind power capacity, an additional 20GWh of battery storage could reduce the amount of wind energy wasted by up...

UKPN links up with local authorities to “unlock EV charging for...

UK Power Networks (UKPN) is working with five local authorities in an effort to end electric vehicle (EV) charging blackspots.

Government told to face climate challenge with same urgency as Covid-19

Experts have called on the government to catalyse green innovation and roll out climate change solutions with the same focus and urgency...

Report sets out pathway for Leeds to reach net zero

Leeds could save £651mn a year and create 1,500 jobs for the next decade, according to a report from the Leeds Climate...

V2G can accelerate decarbonisation progress in the UK

Adopting vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology can drive decarbonisation, deliver substantial carbon savings and bring significant economic benefits, according to a report.

Cambridge City Council plots path to net zero

Cambridge City Council has outlined a series of proposals aimed at leading the city’s work in tackling climate change.

Scottish government sets out local energy policy approach

The Scottish government has set out its approach to helping to develop local energy projects as Scotland’s energy system becomes low carbon.

London strives to use clean, flexible, locally generated energy

A £6mn programme in London is supporting Mayor, Sadiq Khan’s ambition of having the capital use clean, flexible and locally generated energy.

Paper explores efforts needed to grow community energy

If integrated into post pandemic recovery measures, community energy’s “vast untapped potential” can maximise socio-economic benefits and local value creation, according to...