UK Government orders energy networks to be better prepared for extreme weather events

The UK Government has called on Great Britain’s electricity networks to improve their resilience and has set out a range of actions which will help them to be better prepared for future extreme weather events.

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V2G charge points can improve the battery life of EVs, project finds

A government-funded project which has seen vehicle-to-grid (V2G) chargers deployed in a range of locations across England to gain technical, customer and commercial insights on emerging V2G technology has concluded that the charge points can improve battery life in electric vehicles (EVs) and reduce carbon emissions and costs of charging.

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New ‘Powerlimit’ tech unlocks the potential of Vehicle-to-Grid

Octopus Electric Vehicles, alongside UK Power Networks and G99 Professional Services, have announced the integration of a UK-first device that unlocks the power of Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) technology and allows for more renewable energy to be connected to the grid.

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Government sets out plan for greater energy independence

The Government has set out its Energy Security Strategy which highlights how Great Britain will accelerate the deployment of wind, new nuclear, solar and hydrogen – in an effort to ensure energy independence over the coming years.

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New Future System Operator (FSO) will strengthen resilience of Britain’s energy system

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a new public body to boost energy resilience – with the Future System Operator (FSO) overseeing the energy network, supporting new technology and building security of supply.

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