Community Energy

Power to the people: reinventing the grid

Energy Generation

Power to the people: reinventing the grid

Distributed renewables coupled with AI and machine learning offer a heady mix of possibilities for recasting the UK energy system into something that gives the customer ownership of costs and carbon, but practical problems remain. Stephen Cousins separates science fact from science fiction.

Trading the Future: How a virtual marketplace can facilitate the path to Net Zero

Smart Infrastructure

Trading the Future: How a virtual marketplace can facilitate the path to Net Zero

Nicolas Métivier, Platform Manager for the Cornwall Local Energy Market, explains how Centrica’s innovative trials can accelerate the energy transformation.

Bristol’s bold leap of faith

Energy Retail

Bristol’s bold leap of faith

Like many local authorities, Bristol City Council isn't waiting for government to lead in the net-zero challenge; it's identified £1 billion of decarbonisation projects and is seeking a private sector "strategic partner" to make them happen. Councillor Kye Dudd tells Network's Elaine Knutt about the plan.

National Grid backs PowerPaired community energy platform

Energy Retail

National Grid backs PowerPaired community energy platform

Sustainability charity Forum for the Future has launched a new online "matchmaking" platform to pair up community energy groups and the businesses or public sector organisations that own sites or buildings that could be at the heart of community-owned schemes.

Engerati mid-week newsround

Smart Infrastructure

Engerati mid-week newsround

Highlights from this week’s news on digitalisation and the energy transition.

National Grid: Focus on greater customer engagement

Energy Retail

National Grid: Focus on greater customer engagement

The system operator and a demand-side response expert discussed how the supplier/customer relationship will change in a Navigant webinar.

Engerati 2.0: Let’s get Digital

Energy Generation

Engerati 2.0: Let’s get Digital

Welcome to the new look Engerati website!

Brixton residents to trial smart 'flexible energy' project

Energy Generation

Brixton residents to trial smart 'flexible energy' project

A project run by UK Power Networks will see residents of a block of flats in Brixton be among the first domestic users in the UK to tap into the fast-emerging 'flexible energy' market.

shine launches local energy community in Munich district

Energy Retail

shine launches local energy community in Munich district

shine, a brand of GreenCom Networks, launches Brunnthal Energy Community as a showcase in Germany.

Enel X testing aggregation of residential solar PV plus storage

Energy Generation

Enel X testing aggregation of residential solar PV plus storage

The Smart Community VPP will participate in Italy’s UVAM flexibility mechanism providing services to the TSO Terna.

LO3 Energy builds on success of local energy trading platform pilots

Energy Retail

LO3 Energy builds on success of local energy trading platform pilots

Blockchain-based community energy trading platform close to commercial rollout.