UK energy – National Grid’s 2050 view

Energy Generation

UK energy – National Grid’s 2050 view

Electric vehicles should play a major role in energy sector decarbonisation, National Grid scenarios indicate.

Voltage management: technology that can optimise solar PV usage

Energy Generation

Voltage management: technology that can optimise solar PV usage

Regulating voltage to prevent spikes can significantly improve the performance of residential solar panels and domestic appliances.

Utilities at risk of solar and storage technology uberisation

Energy Generation

Utilities at risk of solar and storage technology uberisation

Worldwide studies are showing rapid development and decreasing prices in solar and storage technologies. What could this mean for utilities?

IoT and the energy ecosystem – key smart utility challenges to consider

Energy Generation

IoT and the energy ecosystem – key smart utility challenges to consider

We assess key challenges for smart utilities navigating their next steps toward a more connected energy ecosystem.

Can smart charging revolutionise widespread EV adoption?

Energy Generation

Can smart charging revolutionise widespread EV adoption?

EV adoption currently brings challenges to users and to grid operators. However, the solution to such barriers may well lie in smart charging

Managing distributed energy assets in a decentralised grid

Energy Generation

Managing distributed energy assets in a decentralised grid

With distributed assets being increasingly connected to the grid, appropriate asset management for decentralised generation is essential for utilities.

Community energy: how to boost local energy markets

Energy Generation

Community energy: how to boost local energy markets

Community energy in the UK is facing increasing risk and lack of support, according to a recent report. However, several innovative approaches may overturn figures

How energy storage can enable e-mobility and grid flexibility

Energy Generation

How energy storage can enable e-mobility and grid flexibility

The growth of the energy storage market can directly impact the future of the electric grid and of e-mobility.

Optimising renewables integration with disruptive technology

Energy Generation

Optimising renewables integration with disruptive technology

Integrating renewable energy sources is becoming indispensable for utilities. Employing disruptive technologies to optimise operations are key to manage this process.

Transactive energy – moving blockchain from pilot to mainstream

Energy Generation

Transactive energy – moving blockchain from pilot to mainstream

Pilots focussed on important energy sector use cases are key for advancing blockchain, experts agree

Four technologies for the intelligent grid

Energy Generation

Four technologies for the intelligent grid

Intelligence at the grid edge is key to driving the move towards a decentralised energy system.