New £2m project to unlock 70GW of electricity for EVs and heat pumps by 2028

UK Power Networks has announced the new project that could save £4m in the next five years and unlock energy capacity that could power 1,300 EV chargers

‘Tech sector emissions to cut by 40% by 2030’

That’s the suggestion of a new report that claims technology advances could enable 8.5Gt of carbon savings by the end of the decade

InstaVolt to install 10,000 EV chargers by 2030

It has partnered with companies such as McDonald’s and Costa Coffee to grow its network

Bridgestone partners with EVBox to install 3,500 EV chargers

The chargers will be installed across its European retail and service network

Vodafone and Ericsson almost halve 5G energy consumption

The companies held a successful trial showing a 43% reduction in daily average consumption for the network

National Grid adopts power flow tech to free up 1.5GW of new network capacity

The innovative project will help overcome grid constraint bottlenecks by intelligently routing power, allowing use of the existing network to be maximised

New frontiers in self-healing power systems to boost network reliability

New software reconnects supplies faster via healthy alternative circuits following an Extra High Voltage (EHV) fault

Yorkshire Water trials smart tech to speed up sewer work

The water company has adopted new technology that allows engineers and technicians to help and advise their colleagues remotely

RIIO-2 price control: Energy Networks Association responds

David Smith, CEO of the ENA said: ‘Achieving net zero emissions requires sustained investment, innovation and a supportive and forward-looking regulatory regime’

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Ofgem finalises RIIO-2 price control to get the grid ready for net zero

The funding aims to help establish a ‘stronger, greener and fairer GB energy system’ that will be able to cope with changes such as scaled-up EV adoption and electric boiler use