Power Generation

New gas power stations in Britain and support for zonal pricing

This article was edited on 13 March to correct an error. The introduction of zonal pricing in Britain has not been confirmed but has been maintained as an option in the second Review of Electricity Market Arrangements consultation. Energy secretary Claire Coutinho has announced that a zonal pricing system could be introduced in Britain and

A Guide to Living Off-Grid With Solar Power

In our fast-paced world dominated by technological advances and interconnected living, the allure of off-grid living has surged. More and more individuals and families are seeking a lifestyle that is not only sustainable but also fosters self-reliance. Central to this movement is the use of solar power, a transformative technology enabling people to generate their own energy.

Don’t panic but… Brits should stock up on candles and battery-powered radios in case a power meltdown cripples digital gadgets, Deputy Prime Minister Oliver Dowden warns

Households should stock up on candles and battery-powered radios in case a catastrophe cripples digital gadgets, the deputy prime minister has warned. Oliver Dowden urged people to prepare for being thrown back to an 'analogue' era if internet and power systems collapse. Details will be set out in an official government 'resilience website' –

EV Batteries Are Perfect For Storing Solar Power

Time shifting is one of the keys to the solar power revolution. It allows renewable energy created during one part of the day to be stored in batteries for use during a different part of the day. Traditionally, those batteries have consisted of new battery cells — either NMC or LFP. But one company in

What is the average energy bill in the UK?

We look at the average energy bill by household and how Brits are coping. We look at the average energy bill in the UK by household size and the latest statistics on energy bill payments in the UK, including how many people are worried about their bills impacting their bank account balance. Quick overview The

IEA: Solar PV to contribute more than half of new power capacity to 2030

Renewables are set to contribute 80% of new power capacity to 2030 in the stated policies scenario (STEPS), with solar PV alone accounting for more than half of this, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA). In its flagship World Energy Outlook report, the IEA expects solar manufacturing capacity to exceed 1.2TW of module nameplate capacity

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