Energy Efficiency and Management

Is Europe lagging in energy storage?

Energy Generation

Is Europe lagging in energy storage?

Europe’s ambition is to become a leader in the development and production of battery energy storage.

Orkney drives towards a smart energy future

Energy Generation

Orkney drives towards a smart energy future

Orkney is to deploy a virtual power plant to optimise demand and supply with 100% renewables.

Zero carbon heat – lessons from Denmark

Energy Generation

Zero carbon heat – lessons from Denmark

Progress on decarbonising heat has been slow but technology, policy and finance options are available to accelerate developments.

Harnessing weather forecasting for building energy efficiency

Energy Retail

Harnessing weather forecasting for building energy efficiency

Artificial intelligence-based weather forecasting demonstrates improved building energy management control.

Tesla homes on ultracapacitor developer Maxwell

Energy Generation

Tesla homes on ultracapacitor developer Maxwell

Tesla to grow its energy storage capability bringing state of the art ultracapacitor manufacturing in-house.

Europe’s electricity system – infrastructure lagging

Energy Generation

Europe’s electricity system – infrastructure lagging

Europe’s energy transition is assessed in six key areas by ENTSO-E’s PowerFacts.

Extracting value from smart thermal storage

Energy Generation

Extracting value from smart thermal storage

The RealValue project has demonstrated the potential of space heating systems to provide value to grid operators and consumers.

Volkswagen – new entrant in the power business

Energy Generation

Volkswagen – new entrant in the power business

Volkswagen has launched a company to deliver energy offerings and charging solutions for the group’s electric vehicle brands.

Flexibility platforms for Europe – standardising the process

Energy Generation

Flexibility platforms for Europe – standardising the process

The interaction between flexibility platforms and grid management services should be standardised, USEF Foundation indicates.

Smart cities and smart homes – the utility opportunity

Energy Retail

Smart cities and smart homes – the utility opportunity

Smart technologies in cities and homes are opening the way for new product and service opportunities in the energy sector.

Moving towards integration of Europe’s energy balancing markets

Energy Retail

Moving towards integration of Europe’s energy balancing markets

European TSOs have proposed six models to enable integration of the region’s national balancing markets.