Community Energy England has joined forces with BEIS Net Zero Hubs and Community Energy Scotland to compile a nationwide map of community energy groups, projects, and their locations to boost grassroots collaborative innovation.
A recent analysis of 2021 demand patterns by energy solutions firm Balance Power concluded that greater focus on addressing demand and generation misalignment is needed to hit net zero targets. CEO Phil Thompson shares his thoughts on next steps.
Green energy supplier Rebel will offer traceable renewable energy from local generators to more than 3,000 UK homes via a new peer-to-peer trading platform run in partnership with AI and blockchain platform UrbanChain.
Northern Gas Networks (NGN) will finish building a cross section of the UK’s 29 million homes – including the brick-by-brick reconstruction of designs from more than a century ago – in autumn 2022 as a test bed for new in-home net zero technology and innovation. Here, head of systems development and energy strategy, Keith Owen, offers a snapshot of the firm’s new build.
Appointed chair of POWERful Women – which has been championing the greater representation of women at the top of the UK energy industry since 2014 – in May, Shell’s executive vice president, acquisition, divestment and new business development, Katie Jackson sets out the link between greater diversity, innovation and high performance.
Sizewell C financing director Julia Pyke and Laing O’Rourke civil nuclear programme director Sarah Williamson explain how the controversial megaproject can leverage its size to maximise diversity and change perceptions of nuclear.