Ecotricity becomes first UK supplier of geothermal energy

Ecotricity has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for geothermal power with Geothermal Engineering, making it the first UK supplier of geothermal...

Initiative aims to transform Scotland’s energy system

The Energy Systems Catapult has been appointed to lead an initiative aiming to bring together manufacturers, project developers, technology companies and investors...

Consent granted for Hornsea Three Offshore Wind Farm

The government has given the green light for the Hornsea Three Offshore Wind Farm to be built off the Norfolk coast.

East of England focus for spatial study

The Crown Estate (TCE) is conducting a study to consider the spatial context for connecting future offshore wind in the east of...

Laser mapping technology helps to reduce power cuts

SP Energy Networks (SPEN) has announced it is rolling out innovative technology this winter in a bid to reduce potential storm damage.

Government told to cut VAT on home energy storage

The government has been urged to create a level playing field for home energy storage and recognise its benefits to the energy...

MPs warn government’s 600k heat pump goal could be at risk

The government aim of installing 600,000 heat pumps a year by 2028 could be at risk, unless certain barriers are addressed, MPs...

Scotland plots path to net zero

The Scottish government has launched over 100 new policies and proposals to support a green recovery in Scotland and just transition to...

Ofgem outlines approach to boosting green, smart investment in local grids

Ofgem has confirmed its methodology for setting the next price controls for Britain’s local electricity distribution networks. On 17...

UK’s first coordinated system boost renewables launches

A first-of-its-kind system that allows for greater amounts of renewable energy to quicker connect to the electricity system has gone live.

Report calls for smart, local energy system approach to post-pandemic recovery

Smart local energy systems can support the ambitions of a green economic recovery, post-pandemic, according to a paper. On...

University agrees renewable partnership in support of 2030 carbon neutral aim

Keele University has agreed a 25-year deal with ENGIE as part of its plan to become carbon neutral by 2030.

Industry first as smart meters set to be linked with smart...

OVO Energy is set to link smart meter data to smart thermostats in an industry first, handing customers greater information to manage...

Networks ready to serve as foundation for climate action

The UK’s energy network operators have set out a #NetworksTenPointPlan for a green industrial revolution, pledging to energise climate action and investment.

Government plots path to cleaner energy system in Energy White Paper

The government has published its long-awaited Energy White Paper, outlining its plans to create a clean energy system, support green jobs and...

Local leaders sign up to Net Zero 2045 pledge

A group of regional leaders have signed up to UK100’s Net Zero Local Leadership Pledge and called on others from across the...

Experts launch net zero roadmap for energy storage

Researchers from the University of Birmingham have launched a roadmap, outlining the role energy storage will play in helping the UK to...

UK faces “decisive decade” for climate progress

In the next 15 years, the UK can cut emissions by 78% compared to 1990 levels for less than 1% of GDP,...

Study explores countries’ readiness for energy transition

With grid edge projected to be key to tackling the energy transition, a joint research project has assessed the needs and readiness...

Centrica calls for Local Energy Market momentum to be built on

Centrica called for the momentum created by its successful Cornwall Local Energy Market (LEM) trial to be built on, or risk losing...