We welcome the Government's Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan
Responding to today's announcement on battery technology investment and publication of the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan, Lawrence Slade chief executive of Energy UK said:
"We welcome the Government's Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan published today which will create a level playing field for all technologies, which will drive innovation and provide an appropriate regulatory framework for battery storage and development.
“The UK energy sector remains resolute in its commitment to delivering a smarter and more flexible energy system in a consumer-focused market, where competition drives innovation.
"We believe energy efficiency should be a national priority and look forward to the publication of the Government’s Clean Growth Plan in the Autumn and its Industrial Strategy, including a clear strategy on heat and transport to achieve cost-effective decarbonisation that works for all consumers.”