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Bristol’s bold leap of faith

Energy Retail

Bristol’s bold leap of faith

Like many local authorities, Bristol City Council isn't waiting for government to lead in the net-zero challenge; it's identified £1 billion of decarbonisation projects and is seeking a private sector "strategic partner" to make them happen. Councillor Kye Dudd tells Network's Elaine Knutt about the plan.

Engerati 2.0: Let’s get Digital

Energy Generation

Engerati 2.0: Let’s get Digital

Welcome to the new look Engerati website!

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.

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.

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.

EU states must do more to meet climate goals, says Commission

Energy Retail

EU states must do more to meet climate goals, says Commission

EPEE: Energy efficiency needs to move further up the agenda to meet climate goals.

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.

Shetlands looks to hydrogen economy

Energy Generation

Shetlands looks to hydrogen economy

Excess energy from a Shetland Island wind farm is to be converted into hydrogen for the power system.

Energy flexibility – blueprint for a post-carbon UK society

Energy Generation

Energy flexibility – blueprint for a post-carbon UK society

A new study from Ovo Energy and Imperial College demonstrates the use of residential flexibility in reducing electricity system costs.

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.