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Ireland & UK interconnector presents EPC agreements

Ireland & UK interconnector presents EPC agreements: The £405 million under the sea electricity interconnector that will link Ireland’s & Britain’s grids has awarded deals to Siemens Energy & Sumitomo Electric to provide high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cable and converter tech. The 190-kilometre long electricity interconnector Greenlink is created to permit power flow in each…
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EV chargers to be fixed not to run on peak time to help grid

EV chargers to be fixed not to run on peak time to help grid: Electric vehicle (EV) charging spots at British homes & offices will be set to turn off for 9 hours each day to avert grid congestion that can bring about blackouts. The Times reported that new rules will come into effect by…
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Tesla batteries to deliver renewables to West Sussex grid

Tesla batteries to deliver renewables to West Sussex grid: Electricity distributor UK Power Networks (UKPN) has linked a huge battery energy storage facility to the grid situated in Burgess Hill, West Sussex. The network, which was established by Harmony Energy & Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), contains about 28 Tesla Megapack lithium-ion batteries as well as…
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South West’s grid will receive hydrogen boost

South West’s grid will receive hydrogen boost: The UK’s national regulator for workplace health & safety gave the authorisation to a project that is focused to deliver extra hydrogen into the grid in Swindon, in South West England. Wales & West Utilities revealed plans to inject gas that contains as much as 1% hydrogen into…
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ESB obtains major share in So Energy

ESB obtains major share in So Energy: ESB, an Irish state owned electricity business has attained a 75% stake in the energy supplier So Energy. The latest merged body, formed after the deal between ESB Energy & So Energy, contains over 300,000 customers who will not be troubled because of the merger. Simon Oscroft, So…
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National Grid ESO joins AI for solar generation predictions

National Grid ESO joins AI for solar generation predictions: National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has teamed up with the non-profit foundation Open Climate Fix (OCF) to use artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance the method the grid forecasts solar generation. The tool is created to forecast where sunlight will fall, by training a machine learning…
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Algorithms could help grid to net-zero by 2025

Algorithms could help grid to net-zero by 2025: Could algorithms help the UK’s grid get on course for zero carbon electricity intervals by 2025? National Grid ESO has reported a new union with the Smith Institute to produce a new way to predicting day-ahead reserve demands. Reserve is the backup power the electricity system requires…
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Hub Energy reports it has folded

Hub Energy reports it has folded: Gas & electricity supplier Hub Energy has revealed it stopped trading. The communication is predicted to involve about 6,000 domestic as well as 9,000 non-domestic consumers. The firm stated: “Customers need not worry, their supplies are secure & domestic credit balances are protected.” Covered by Ofgem’s security net, the…
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Hospitals use V2G helping Manchester to carbon neutrality

Hospitals use V2G helping Manchester to carbon neutrality: 2 Manchester hospitals have launched a trial of a vehicle-to-grid (V2G) project where electric vehicles (EVs) store energy and then feed it back toward the grid to help provide energy at moments of highest need. Trafford in conjunction with Withington Hospitals will charge vehicles that carry medication…
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Britain breaks record by grid flexibility up 45% since 2020

Britain breaks record by grid flexibility up 45% since 2020: Current data from the Energy Networks Association (ENA) reveal that Britain has previously beaten its network flexibility record this year, by having 45% additional flexibility contracted than throughout the whole of 2020. A sum of 1.6GW was negotiated by national electricity distribution networks this year…
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