Energy Markets

Crowdfunding renewable energies – recommendations for Europe

Energy Generation

Crowdfunding renewable energies – recommendations for Europe

The CrowdFundRES project has released policy recommendations for crowdfunding renewable energy projects in Europe.

European wind – a balanced energy system requires pan-European planning

Energy Generation

European wind – a balanced energy system requires pan-European planning

A concentration of wind farms in the North Sea region is leading to increasing fluctuations in electricity generation.

Romania’s utilities invest in the digital customer

Energy Retail

Romania’s utilities invest in the digital customer

The liberalisation of Romania’s electricity prices is encouraging utilities to invest in new technology to remain competitive and avoid churn.

Scotland's coast hosts world's first floating farm

Energy Generation

Scotland's coast hosts world's first floating farm

Revolutionary technology will power the full-scale floating wind farm on Scotland’s north-east coast.

UK retail chain invests in PLC for IoT lighting

Energy Retail

UK retail chain invests in PLC for IoT lighting

Intu is investing in powerline communications which runs data and electricity over standard 120V and 240V lines.

UK to boost its energy storage capabilities

Energy Generation

UK to boost its energy storage capabilities

The first phase of a £246m investment into the UK’s battery technology development has been launched.

UK abandons electric rail plans while Dutch push ahead

Transmission & Distribution

UK abandons electric rail plans while Dutch push ahead

The UK Government has decided against plans to electrify railway lines in the Midlands, the North and Wales.

UK Power Networks sets out DSO transition

Energy Retail

UK Power Networks sets out DSO transition

UK Power Networks aims to transition from distribution network operator to distribution system operator by 2030.

E.ON and MOL to plan Romania’s EV charging

Energy Retail

E.ON and MOL to plan Romania’s EV charging

E.ON has partnered with MOL, a fuel producer and distributor, to open a regional partnership of electric vehicle charging stations in Romania.

ScottishPower adopts solution to support offshore wind energy integration

Energy Generation

ScottishPower adopts solution to support offshore wind energy integration

ScottishPower Renewables has awarded ABB a $30m order for two SVC Light® Static Compensators that will smooth out voltage fluctuations.

France turns its back on gas and diesel vehicles

Electric Vehicles

France turns its back on gas and diesel vehicles

France’s electric vehicle development forms part of its new clean energy strategy.