Centrica has announced that it has completed work on a 49 MW battery storage facility on the former site of the Roosecote power station in Cumbria, UK.
Although they are the cleaner and more environmentally-friendly alternative, electric vehicles must still find their place in the UK's rapidly evolving energy grid. The challenge is not that electric vehicles demand more energy than we can supply, it is that they disrupt how that energy is distributed and supplied on our transmission networks.
By David Hall, Vice President Energy, UK & Ireland at Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric’s research has revealed that Generation Z – those born from around the mid-1990s – are far less worried about the planet (and their impact upon it) than their parents. What’s more, they show little regard for a host of environmental issues, from energy saving to reducing plastic waste.
By David Hall, Vice President Energy, UK and Ireland at Schneider Electric
EnergyNest of Norway is one of the partners selected by Enel to analyse the benefits and impacts of the integration of its technology into one of Enel’s power generation assets.
UK Power Reserve and Fluence have partnered to deliver the first phase of UK Power Reserve’s 120 MW battery storage portfolio.
GE has announced the launch of the GE Reservoir, a comprehensive 20 MW, 80 MWh energy storage platform.
The past few months should leave little doubt the UK government is firmly in support of demand response for the grid.
By Ian Larive, Investment Director, Low Carbon
By Darren Farrar, energy segment manager at Schneider Electric
Partly thanks to the declining price of Lithium Ion (Li-Ion), battery storage technology stands on the precipice of strong growth.
Siemens and the AES Corporation have announced an agreement to form a new global energy storage technology and services company under the name Fluence.