UK ex-Big 6 CEOs and chief energy civil servant in Sunday Times: way forward is local, smart and renewable.
We welcome the government announcements on the smart future for electricity and the banning of petrol and diesel cars by 2040 ("Giant batteries to store green energy", News, last week). The UK electricity market is undergoing a rapid transformation with renewables near to the point of needing no subsidy.
Further development spotted by Iain Watt:
A British energy technology firm pioneering peer-to-peer energy trading is paving the way for energy customers to buy and sell electricity in local market clusters through a major deal with one of the Netherlands largest energy suppliers.