battery

Grid battery tech on track. It now needs re-designed markets, monetisation

The battery technology seems to be on track, with estimates of $156/kWh in 2019 dropping to $61/kWh by 2030 in Europe - IRENA.
smart meter

AMI data proves an effective energy savings tool in UK trial

Smart meter data has proved to be an effective tool to help consumers to optimise their energy savings in a pilot conducted by geo in the UK.

Britain’s net zero plans welcomed

Industry representatives have welcomed the UK government’s Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan and accompanying Digitalisation Strategy.

Britain’s future system operator – responsibilities across electricity and gas

An expert impartial ‘future system operator’ is proposed to drive Great Britain’s progress towards net zero by 2050.
EDP Renewables

EDP Renewables and AWS partner on renewables and digital services

Spanish utility EDP Renewables will be working together with Amazon Web Services in renewable energy project development and digital services.

Smart systems and digitalisation – Britain’s net zero plans set out

A smarter and more flexible energy system based on data and digitalisation are at core of Britain’s 2050 net zero plans.

Carbon prices in EU hit record highs as power demand rises

As Europe eased lockdowns electricity demand returned to pre-COVID levels and carbon allowance prices rose to record levels in the second quarter.
decarbonisation

German utilities harvest wastewater to heat and cool Berlin building

E.ON and Berliner Wasserbetriebe have partnered with real estate company SIGNA to ensure low-carbon heating and cooling of buildings.
hydrogen storage

SSE Thermal and Equinor partner on world’s largest hydrogen storage facility

A collaboration formed by European energy companies SSE Thermal and Equinor will expand hydrogen storage infrastructure in Europe.

European TSOs set out support for carbon neutrality by 2050

Eight major European transmission system operators (TSOs) call for recognition as active contributors to electrification and decarbonisation.

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