• Opening up electricity data

    Access to data from local electricity networks could help operators manage new electricity demand and help local communities understand their energy consumption habits. Patrick Kingsland profiles a new project, Open...

  • The energy industry outlook, from 2017 to 2018

    With disruptive technology, controversy around clean energy targets, the resurgence of nuclear power, the rise of clean coal - and even cheaper renewables - and cybercriminals targeting electricity grids, 2018...

  • Labrador: automating the utility switching process

    UK firm Labrador has developed a smart device that automatically switches customers’ suppliers based on their individual energy usage. Could this be the breakthrough needed to get customers the best...

  • Roundtable: an energy strategy for the UK?

    The Clean Growth Strategy was finally released after mixed responses caused a series of delays, with some praising it as a step forward whilst others say it doesn’t go far...

  • The Sahara: a solar battery for Europe?

    TuNur, a small company based in the UK, has applied to the Tunisian Government to begin construction of a 4.5GW concentrated solar power (CSP) project in the Sahara Desert.