Trial shows how electricity networks can cope with charging more EVs

A trial carried out in Milton Keynes has shown that as increasing numbers of electric vehicles (EVs) being charged at home puts more pressure on electricity networks, this stress can be alleviated by the use of different EV charging technologies.

Read more signs with SPEN to provide flexibility services across Scotland has signed a £3.2m contract with SP Energy Networks to provide 22MW of flexibility services across central and southern Scotland starting in May 2023. The qualification and bidding process was facilitated by the flexibility services marketplace, Piclo.

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Intraflex project allows near real-time flexibility trading for local energy networks

Intraflex is a ‘first of a kind’ project that has enabled flexibility services in the local distribution network to be continuously traded in close to real-time, allowing the market to determine the price for the first time.

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SMS energises 50MW battery energy storage site in Cambridgeshire

SMS’s 50 megawatt system is one of the largest UK battery sites to be energised and connected to National Grid’s transmission network so far. SMS recently commenced construction on two more 50MW sites in Suffolk and Derbyshire as part of plans to establish 620MW of storage by the end of 2025.

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Britain’s energy networks announce ambitious plans for 2022

Britain’s energy networks have announced ambitious plans for the year ahead, led by Energy Networks Association (ENA) which brings together all of Britain’s network companies and industry stakeholders to help transform the way our energy networks operate through its industry backed Open Networks programme.

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