British flexibility record smashed

British flexibility record smashed A total of 3.7GW has been contracted by the national electricity circulation networks clearing up this amount of capacity on the networks within peak times of requirements. New figures from the Energy Networks Association (ENA) reveal that Britain has broken flexibility records for 4 years consecutively. The analysis implies that in…
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All-electric homes in US increasing

All-electric homes in US increasing The amount of homes that consume electricity as the only source of energy to cover their needs has increased in 2020. That’s according to the most recent report by the Energy Info Administration (EIA) which implies that more than a quarter, an predicted 26 percent, of US households are all-electric.…
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EU and Ukraine electricity trade

EU and Ukraine electricity trade The European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E) has disclosed power trade amid Ukraine and the EU has started today. It follows the successful emergency synchronisation of the Ukrainian and Moldovan grids with the European Continental Grid in March. “This is the next step in integrating the energy…
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Calls on government to bring in a “social tariff”

Calls on government to bring in a “social tariff”: The government has been urged to introduce a social tariff strategy to shield customers from skyrocketing energy prices. Chief Executive Officer of ScottishPower, Keith Anderson advised the implementation could help millions of billpayers. During a parliamentary session concerning the energy pricing & the future of the…
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Gas to be replaced by renewables in 5 years

Gas to be replaced by renewables in 5 years: The UK can stop relying on gas and replace it with renewable energy in the coming five years. Thats according to RenewableUK, which says that if certain actions are taken to increase the renewable market & capacity, this can be obtained sooner than many people believe.…
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Business models causing suppliers to go bust

Business models causing suppliers to go bust?

Business models causing suppliers to go bust? Energy compaines that have gone bust in the last year were in financial trouble years before the current energy price skyrocketed. According to the research conducted by Wiserfunding, nearly half of the 11 energy related companies that went bust in 2021 were at high risk of going default…
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Ireland to UK interconnector will begin development

Ireland to UK interconnector will begin development: A €500 million (£417m) under sea & underground electricity interconnector that will join up the grids of Ireland & Britain has finished its investment stage. The construction of the 190 kilometre interconnector is anticipated to begin in the approaching weeks. The ‘Greenlink’ project consists of a 160 kilometre…
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ENA programme observes 5 years of industry cooperation

ENA programme observes 5 years of industry cooperation: The first 5 years of collaboration throughout Britain’s energy networks & the broader energy sector, by means of Energy Networks Association’s (ENA) world leading Open Networks programme, has brought substantial change to a smarter, more adaptable UK energy system. To celebrate 5 years of improving the smart…
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The capacity market auction resulted in an all-time high price

The capacity market auction resulted in an all-time high price: The T-4 Capacity Market auction price for 2025-26 delivery year has cleared at £30.59 per kW per year. The Capacity Market is a mechanism designed to ensure that electricity supply meets demand even as more volatile renewable generation plants come online. Analysts believe it is…
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