Zenobe Energy announces £120mn EV funding on council, bus and fleet operators

Battery storage operator Zenobe Energy has launched up to £120mn in funding to accelerate the rollout of commercial electric vehicle (EV) fleets such as buses and the supporting infrastructure. Announced on Sunday 26 May, solutions will include the upfront financing for local authorities, OEMs, and bus and other fleet operators.…

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UKERC analysis reveals the scale of flexibility across GB’s gas networks

New research by the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has studied the scale of flexibility provided by high-pressure pipelines in Britain’s gas networks. Published Thursday 30 May, Flexibility in Great Britain’s Gas Networks: Analysis of Linepack and Linepack Flexibility Using Hourly Data presents hourly data from the National Transmission System…

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Centrica launches EV offer to help business fleet transition

Centrica Business Solutions has launched an EV Enablement package of solutions to support more businesses transition towards the use of electric vehicles (EVs) in their fleets. Announced on Tuesday 28 May, the products are designed to enable businesses to meet additional power demands of new charging points through “generating, storing…

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BEIS releases Household Energy Efficiency Statistics

BEIS has published the latest Household Energy Efficiency Statistics. Released on Friday 24 May, provisional figures show there were around 2.49mn measures installed in 1.97mn households under ECO up to the end of March 2019. Based on the first six months of data for ECO3, 28% of all installations were…

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BEIS updates on Clean Growth Strategy Grand Challenge progress

BEIS has published an update on the UK’s progress so far on achieving the Clean Growth Strategy Grand Challenge mission of halving the energy use of new buildings by 2030. In the Thursday 23 May update, BEIS said that so far, the government has: published the Construction Sector Deal; established…

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Second carbon budget achieved by 14%

BEIS published the Final Statement for the Second Carbon Budget Period on Thursday 23 May. The report showed that the second carbon budget (2013-17) was achieved by 14% – over the period the net UK carbon account was 2,398,125,993 tCO2e, which is 383,874,007 tCO2e (14%) below the cap of 2,782,000,000…

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SSEN launches a number of flexible options for its customers

Announced on Monday 21 May, SSEN has extended its flexible connections to all of its 4.1mn customers, not just those in areas of constraint. SSEN said this move is further evidence of the possibilities and opportunities created by the transition from Distribution Network Operator (DNO) to Distribution System Operator (DSO).…

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