The critical role of households in unlocking smart, flexible energy system

By Stephanie Chan

When asked to picture the energy industry, many of us might think of a series of giant pylons and tangled cables. The reality is that energy’s infrastructure is changing rapidly, with much less reliance on a single, centralised system.

People — and their low carbon technologies —…

By Ryan Jenkinson

What does the rise in electrification mean for the grid as we decarbonise — and how can we ensure that it is future-proof and resilient?

Answering this question is critical to a successful energy transition. As low carbon technology adoption accelerates (such as electric vehicles (EVs) and heat pumps), doomsayers are shouting louder about the threat of apocalyptic ‘energy blackouts’. …

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