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The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) has written to ministers at the Treasury and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to petition for a cut to the VAT rate for domestic energy storage. The trade body also urged the ministers to introduce a temporary financial incentive for households to install storage, perhaps through the recently extended Green Homes Grant scheme.
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Gridserve has opened the first of 100 “Electric Forecourts” the company plans to build over next five years at Braintree in Essex. The station has the capacity to charge 36 electric vehicles at the same time at rates of up to 350kW.
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The UK’s largest battery storage system to date, with a maximum power output of almost 50MW and a storage capacity of 75MWh, has begun operating at Thurcroft in South Yorkshire. The facility is owned by Gresham House Energy Storage Fund and is being traded in wholesale and balancing services markets by Flexitricity.
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The Gas Forum's new managing director David Cox is adamant that gas supplies are plentiful, and that Ofgem's Code Review could damage the industry. He talks to Trevor Loveday.
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Sir Michael Pitt is adamant that transferring infrastructure planning from the Infrastructure Planning Commission to the Planning Inspectorate in April won't delay applications. He explains why to Roger Milne.
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Halite Energy, the company behind plans for a condensed underground gas storage facility at Preesall, has called on people around its Lancashire site to participate in the next stage of the Infrastructure Planning Commission (IPC) process and register with the IPC to make a representation about the project application.
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Utilities will soon be asked by Brussels to apply for funding from the European Union 2012 trans-European energy network (TENs) spending programme that funds new electricity and gas infrastructure linking different countries. A formal call for proposals will be issued by the end of February.
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Switzerland's plans to abandon nuclear energy in the wake of the Fukushima accident are not yet set in stone - and depend on the results of debates, consultations and a referendum. Siân Crampsie says it's not game over yet
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