Cool running: Supermarket fridges could help power UK

clock • 2 min read

Tesco trials show chiller aisles offer possibility of being 'virtual battery' for National Grid

Supermarket freezer aisles could soon help power the National Grid after trials found that hundreds of thousands of fridges could provide a nationwide "virtual battery". The trials were undertaken by...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech development
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guide
  • Access to our new BusinessGreen intelligence service, providing you with
  • > Exclusive in-depth case studies
  • > Policy briefings, white papers and reports on market trends that are shaping the direction of the net zero transition
  • Our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Online and interactive meetings with BusinessGreen’s editors to discuss the crucial stories and trends from the past month

Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial.

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Infrastructure

'Fully prepared': National Grid ESO plots winter expansion of demand flexibility service

'Fully prepared': National Grid ESO plots winter expansion of demand flexibility service

Grid operator announces expansion of Demand Flexibility Service for business and consumers, as first EVs are hooked up to the grid's Balancing Mechanism

Cecilia Keating
clock 28 September 2023 • 5 min read
Government awards over £13m in funding to upgrade old heat networks

Government awards over £13m in funding to upgrade old heat networks

More than 4,000 homes and businesses to benefit from lower bills as a result of improvement programme

James Murray
clock 27 September 2023 • 2 min read
Government confirms first wave of 21 North Sea carbon storage licenses

Government confirms first wave of 21 North Sea carbon storage licenses

North Sea Transition Authority reveals that 14 companies have accepted licenses awarded through the UK’s first-ever carbon storage licensing round

James Murray
clock 15 September 2023 • 4 min read