electricity grid

Large-scale energy storage trial confirmed

29th July 2013 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

A pilot scheme to trial software and batteries in Leighton Buzzard has been confirmed in an attempt to give the national grid a boost, Business Green reports.


T pylons

New UK Pylon in the works

23rd July 2013 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Two new prototypes of the T-pylon have been developed in Denmark which could be implemented in the UK according to the National Grid, Energy Live News reports.


money

UK Government expected to make huge savings

22nd July 2013 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

A revised estimate as shown that the savings will be £13m more than previously anticipated over the 20-year duration of the contract which has been signed with a renewable generator firm.


assessments

Energy saving assessments proposed for large firms

12th July 2013 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

New proposals for energy saving assessments for companies with 250 or more employees have been published by the Department of Energy and Climate Change.


Feed-in tariff results in 380,000 green energy projects

Feed-in tariff results in 380,000 green energy projects

3rd July 2013 | Posted by: James Turner | Industry News

OFGEM have revealed that the feed-in tariff subsidy scheme has resulted in nearly 380,000 green energy installations at UK homes and businesses in the last three years. The scheme was developed to increase energy generation from green energy sources such as rooftop solar panels and small wind turbines. The government initiative has encouraged 379,530 homes and businesses to install renewable en…