Mercedes-Benz Energy has begun exporting its home energy storage systems to the UK as part of a wider international push into new markets outside of Germany.
Anesco has continued to rack up utility-scale storage work after agreeing to retrofit 10 of Ancala Partner’s arrays with battery units.
Almost £250 million is to be spent by the UK government on the development of batteries for electric vehicles over the next four years should the Conservatives be returned to Parliament in June.
Any failure of the UK’s energy market to embrace the “rapidly changing” nature of generation and demand will lead to “intolerable outcomes” such as blackouts and brownouts, a new report from think-tank Green Alliance has warned.
‘Big Six’ utility firm E.on has announced its entrance to the UK’s solar and storage market with a new consumer-focused offering.
Flow battery provider redT will deliver a 1.08MWh energy storage project to support the distributed energy system in Cornwall and potentially take part in Centrica’s developing virtual energy marketplace.
A consumer protection scheme for domestic renewables has revealed that it received at least one complaint a week during 2016 related to battery storage, half of which concerned mis-selling practices.
Anesco is to partner with Limejump to deliver 185MW of energy storage capability into August’s capacity market with plans for the units to be brought online by the end of 2018.
Anesco has grown its portfolio to over 100 sites in England alone after adding 28 new solar farms ahead of last week’s closure of the Renewable Obligation.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including an historic day for the technology, a major investor closing on its first storage purchase and, of course, Brexit.
Thousands of new and existing homes are to be fitted with a range of low carbon technologies including integrated solar PV and battery storage systems as part of landmark funding agreement for the Swansea Bay area of Wales.
Foresight Group is expecting to close its first battery storage acquisition in the coming weeks as it looks to complement its existing infrastructure portfolio.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including new purchases, contact wins and product launches.
Solarwatt has unveiled the latest evolution of its MyReseve system, a fully modular storage system that can be customised to suit the demands of any application, which is to hit UK shelves next year.
Clean energy utility Good Energy has identified battery storage and electric vehicles as two of three new business opportunities to explore after saying it was “streamlining” its operating model.
Renewable electricity generation is expected to fall in the early 2020s as gas fired power stations come online, according to updated energy and emissions projections from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
A multi-million pound EU funded project is set to provide the Isles of Scilly with a new smart energy system, using new software platforms to manage supply and demand through renewables, energy storage and electric vehicles.
Lightsource Renewable Energy has appointed a new chief strategy officer to help it evolve from a pure solar company to a “global leader in the smart energy market”.
David Pratt outlines what chancellor Philip Hammond's first (and last) spring budget offered to the low carbon community, paving the way for what should be a meatier autumn statement.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 are now open, and this year we bring the energy storage categories under one banner.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including a drastic cut to embedded benefits, a petition delivered to government and an update on the smart power CFE
The Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy select committee has said that it expects the government to publish its eagerly anticipated Emissions Reduction Plan by the end of this month, as pledged by climate change and industry minister Nick Hurd.
Stirling Council completed the 1,500th installation of solar PV on its housing stock earlier this week and paved the way for battery storage to follow its lead.
Developers of utility scale energy storage projects have been accused of laziness by a panel of investors, who have argued they are doing their best to build investment cases for new projects despite having yet to commit cash to UK projects.
A new joint venture has been established to fund early stage energy storage and renewable energy projects in the UK, beginning with two of the winning projects from National Grid’s Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) tender.
Open Energi’s Dynamic Demand technology has been integrated with Europe’s first grid-scale Tesla Powerpack installation in Somerset in preparation for the site entering the firm frequency response (FFR) tendering market.
Ofgem and the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) are planning to publish their response to the smart power call for evidence (CFE) in late May or early June, according to the regulator’s Andrew Burgess.
Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché has said it remains committed to the UK market despite the departure of both its UK-facing staff.
The UK government must act urgently to support greater flexibility in the country’s power system or risk escalating system costs, the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has warned.
Solarwatt has begun trials of its MyReserve battery storage system across the UK and Ireland in preparation for its official launch in April.