Tuesday 16th of April 2019 | Posted In: Buy and Sell, Renewable energy

New energy suppliers face 'fit and proper' testing

Read our top five energy related news stories from the last couple of weeks. Energy is always in the news in one way or another, from renewable energy technology advancements and the latest from the ‘big six’ energy suppliers to advancements in energy saving and sustainability. In this blog, we share more about our favourite energy news stories from the last couple of weeks:

  1. New energy suppliers face 'fit and proper' test after a spate of failures: Small energy suppliers will have to undergo more stringent tests before they can set up shop in the UK under plans drawn up by the regulator after a spate of recent failures. Read more…
  2. Ireland ‘not on course to meet 2020 emissions and renewable energy goals’: The International Energy Agency says the country’s overall energy system ‘remains heavily reliant on fossil fuels’. Read more…
  3. Orkney 'smart energy' grid project launched: A pioneering project has been launched in Orkney to create a "green" electricity grid mixing renewable energy with battery technology. Read more…
  4. SSE Enterprise uses microturbines to support cleaner energy: SSE Enterprise has partnered with Pure World Energy to install semi-permanent gas microturbine generators to provide cleaner energy in a bid to meet new emission targets. Read more…
  5. Is this new energy storage tech worth it's salt? Vattenfall is exploring how salt could be used to store renewable energy sources like solar and wind power. Read more…

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