Smart energy system supports EV charging

Battery manufacturer, GS Yuasa will supply its dual chemical battery technology to a Port Energy Systems Optimisation (PESO) project in Portsmouth. The project will provide...

Energy procurement strategies for lockdown – and beyond

Andrew Toher, Head of Customer Insights, Enel X UK, discusses the risks and opportunities in navigating energy markets during the Covid-19 crisis. The coronavirus pandemic...

E.ON UK to combine I&C unit with npower Business Solutions

E.ON has announced its latest steps following its acquisition of npower and outlined proposals to combine the two companies’ successful Industrial & Commercial (I&C)...

Protect data centre powerhouses with energy monitoring

The safeguarding of our data centres is more critical than it has ever been – as they provide the backbone for our most vital...

Register for the Energyst’s free EV Event

Considering a switch to electric vehicles, or planning to rollout charging infrastructure? Then register to attend The Energyst’s EV Event, 22-23 April at Silverstone - the...

Data centre batteries: Think smaller for optimum efficiency

Advances in generator technology mean that batteries within uninterruptible power supplies (UPS) are increasingly being specified to provide power for shorter periods, boosting efficiency...

Data centres: Choose a more sustainable battery

https://youtu.be/M08wTw_-bZk Data centres are under increasing pressure to reduce energy and carbon. While many of the world’s largest operators are building and funding their own...

Saft’s lithium-ion technology provides vital backup power for Total’s trading platform

Saft has supplied its  Flex’ion battery systems to provide backup power for the data centre at energy operator Total’s new country headquarters in Singapore’s...

The show must go on: keeping the lights on at Wyndham’s Theatre

Wyndham’s Theatre first opened its doors in 1899, designed by architect William Sprague for the leading actor-manager of his day, Charles Wyndham. The Louis...

Digital Realty advances renewable energy solutions

Digital Realty is expanding its renewable energy and sustainability initiatives with a long-term power purchase agreement to source solar power for a portion of...

DSR: market hit by uncertainty, but end users remain satisfied with outcome

Firms helping to balance the power system via demand-side response (DSR) say they could provide significantly more flexibility – given sufficient reward and revenue...

Energy storage and flexibility: key to resilience in uncertain times?

While a UPS is sufficient to deal with short-term power failures, the installation of a behind-meter-battery could deliver far greater value to mission critical...

Virtual Power Systems and Natron Energy announce strategic partnership

Virtual Power Systems (VPS), a creator of 'Software Defined Power' (SDP), has announced a strategic technology partnership with Natron Energy, a developer of disruptive battery...

Unlocking savings: ESCOs, EPCs and EaaS

Energy as a Service (EaaS) models are highly attractive to the technology giants - the so-called FAANGs (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, Google), but there...

MPs: Give DSR 15-year capacity market contracts; make DNOs commit to zero carbon

Demand-side response providers should be allowed to bid for 15-year Capacity Market agreements in line with generation and distribution network operators should commit to...

BEIS considers multi-year contracts for DSR

The government expects the Capacity Market to be reinstated later this year and is reviewing potential issues, including delivery assurance and contract lengths... The Department...

Li-ion offers new opportunities for data centres

A new white paper says that the falling cost of lithium-ion batteries is enabling data centre operators to review their electrical distribution topology and...

Ylem Energy chooses Origami’s platform to support flexible energy solutions

Ylem Energy, a leader in smart energy generation and management solutions, has selected Origami’s technology to provide real-time, remote monitoring and automated control that...

82% believe energy security ‘a concern’, but cost hinders on-site generation

Industry barriers to decentralised energy strategies must be addressed, admid rising costs and fears over energy security, concludes a new report by Aggreko. ‘Bridging...

68% of businesses are wasting energy

Schneider Electric UK has launched its ‘Rethink Energy’ initiative, a programme aimed at changing business, consumer and government attitudes to energy waste and help...