Energy Markets

Electric vehicles: the UK peak demand challenge

Energy Retail

Electric vehicles: the UK peak demand challenge

Customer engagement and charging management will be required to reduce the peak demand requirements of electric vehicles.

SysFlex – integrating large scale renewables to Europe’s grid

Energy Generation

SysFlex – integrating large scale renewables to Europe’s grid

EirGrid is leading the SysFlex project to study the integration of a high level of renewable energies.

Smart meter bond fund to boost UK's meter rollout

Energy Retail

Smart meter bond fund to boost UK's meter rollout

An investment firm has launched a smart meter bond fund with the aim of raising £10m.

Utility assets: How to release value with ISO 55000

Transmission & Distribution

Utility assets: How to release value with ISO 55000

Engerati looks at how the trio of ISO 55000 business standards will force utilities to make an effective decision and create stakeholder value.

Berlin to host Porsche’s super fast EV charger

Energy Generation

Berlin to host Porsche’s super fast EV charger

Porsche’s new 800V charger has a 150kW charge rate, 30kW faster than the current Tesla models.

Shell Energy snaps up utility business

Energy Generation

Shell Energy snaps up utility business

Shell Energy intends to broaden its portfolio offerings through the acquisition of utility MP2 Energy.

Google powers Dutch data centre with locally produced PV solar

Energy Generation

Google powers Dutch data centre with locally produced PV solar

Google has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement with Dutch utility Eneco.

Dutch DSO Enexis deploys first European LTE Cat1 smart meter

Energy Retail

Dutch DSO Enexis deploys first European LTE Cat1 smart meter

Enexis has launched a large-scale rollout of Sagemcom ESMR5 smart electricity meters using mobile LTE Cat1 communication technology.

Can €20m European project prove tidal energy reliability?

Energy Generation

Can €20m European project prove tidal energy reliability?

A new Scottish tidal energy project aims to demonstrate high array reliability and availability are possible.

Energy storage: Million dollar acquisitions highlight sector growth

Energy Generation

Energy storage: Million dollar acquisitions highlight sector growth

Aggreko and Wärtsilä snap up energy storage companies as part of a move into new markets.

UK grid at risk from decentralised energy – FPSA report

Energy Generation

UK grid at risk from decentralised energy – FPSA report

The Future Power System Architecture initiative calls on government to act with industry to facilitate the transformation of the power sector.