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New Power 118 December 2018 coverRenewableUK’s Emma Pinchbeck

“How we define capacity and how we procure it is going to change”

Poyry’s Richard Sarsfield-Hall

“Grid scale batteries will be necessary for grid stability and voltage support but not as a major balancing system – your electric cars will do that”

Arlington Energy’s Terence Franka

“Battery economics are not as favourable as gas” 


Prof Nick Eyres on launching CREDS

“They say you can’t change peoples’ behaviour, but it’s obvious nonsense, people change their behaviour all the time.”


What do platforms mean for energy suppliers?

DCC faces its issues

Should we underwrite gas storage?

Cyber security network launches EV charger standard

ENCS, the European Network of Cyber Security, and E.DSO, the European Distribution System Operators’ Association for Smart Grids, have announced the launch of cyber-security requirements for electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure. The standard is the first in a series of security standards…

Zappi charger to offer green EV power

British start up Myenergi has launched ‘Zappi’, a  range of smart electric vehicle chargers intended to allow consumers to use green energy sources for transport. The EV chargers combine self-generated domestic energy with green energy from Octopus Energy. There are larger…

EfW plant acquired

Infrastructure investors Equitix and Iona Capital have acquired a £72 million energy from waste (efw) facility in Bridgwater, Somerset. The 7.75MW facility will  process 100,000 tonnes of commercial and municipal refuse derived fuel (RDF) per annum, which would otherwise have…