How multi-family dwellings can support the energy transition

Energy Retail

How multi-family dwellings can support the energy transition

Virtual power plants, microgrids and energy efficiency are some of the options for new and existing community housing.

The storage paradox: finding value in volatility

Energy Generation

The storage paradox: finding value in volatility

Energy storage technologies are maturing but in doing so, will they crush the price volatility they rely on to make money?

How flexibility markets can drive the energy transition

Energy Retail

How flexibility markets can drive the energy transition

Two papers published this week set out recommendations for market-based approaches to managing flexible resources.

Catapult chooses five SMEs for Innovator Support Platform

Energy Retail

Catapult chooses five SMEs for Innovator Support Platform

Five SMEs working on innovative heating and cooling solutions have been selected by Energy Systems Catapult to receive tailored business incubation and acceleration support.

V2G Driving a Power Revolution

Energy Retail

V2G Driving a Power Revolution

Vehicle to Grid technology is being tested in many countries and is on the brink of commercial application.

Energy storage boom needs favourable policies

Energy Generation

Energy storage boom needs favourable policies

The right policy, regulatory and market frameworks are key to widescale deployment of energy storage even as costs come down, according to market consultants.

EASE: Storage is the backbone of the energy transition

Energy Generation

EASE: Storage is the backbone of the energy transition

Patrick Clerens of EASE discusses energy storage challenges and opportunities, the different technologies, and a recent Commission consultation on the sustainability of batteries.

Salt storage shows promise in Germany

Energy Generation

Salt storage shows promise in Germany

Vattenfall is piloting a novel nanocoated salt technology to supply district heating in Berlin.

Grid Advancement Coalition urges change in US investment policies

Energy Retail

Grid Advancement Coalition urges change in US investment policies

A group of US electricity network stakeholders is urging regulator the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to amend its policies to better support investment in the transmission grid.

4 Key points of the European Energy Efficiency Directive

Energy Retail

4 Key points of the European Energy Efficiency Directive

Ecovat plans thermal storage facility for Mijnwater

Energy Retail

Ecovat plans thermal storage facility for Mijnwater

Dutch company Ecovat is negotiating to build its first commercial scale underground water storage tank for district heating with company Mijnwater.