Articles tagged with: Uk

Enel snaps up EFR storage project from Element Power

Enel snaps up EFR storage project from Element Power

17 May 2017, 09:50

Italian energy company Enel has agreed terms to buy Element Power’s 12.5MWh battery storage project, which secured one of the most remunerated contracts in last year’s Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) tender by National Grid.

UK rejoins EY renewables attractiveness index top ten

UK rejoins EY renewables attractiveness index top ten

16 May 2017, 11:04

The UK has rejoined the top ten most attractive countries for investment in renewables according to 'Big Four' consultancy EY’s latest index, marking the first increase in its placing since 2013.

Will the EU see RED over UK renewable energy?

Will the EU see RED over UK renewable energy?

7 Apr 2017, 16:32
• By David Pratt

Unverified news broke last week that government officials are working out how to ditch the UK’s renewable energy targets while remaining in Europe’s energy market. David Pratt looks at why Number 10 is pursuing this goal, and why the EU should hold it to account.

Editor's blog
Budget 2017: does it offer anything for the green economy?

Budget 2017: does it offer anything for the green economy?

8 Mar 2017, 14:50
• By David Pratt

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.

Feature
Editor's blog

Who owns the UK’s 12GW of solar? Part one

6 Feb 2017, 08:26 • By Finlay Colville
Who owns the UK’s 12GW of solar? Part one

In a set of two blogs to be featured this week on Solar Power Portal, Finlay Colville provides the first ever full breakdown of who owns the UK’s entire cumulative solar PV capacity, deployed as of the end of 2016, adding up to about 12GW of capacity.

UK Solar year in review: May to June

UK Solar year in review: May to June

20 Dec 2016, 08:26

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at May to June.

UK Solar year in review: March to April

UK Solar year in review: March to April

19 Dec 2016, 11:34

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at March to April.

Editor's blog
Is UK energy on the greener path or moving into the black?

Is UK energy on the greener path or moving into the black?

1 Dec 2016, 11:02
• By Terry Macalister

The imminent capacity market auction could offer some clues on the direction of travel, writes Terry Macalister, but the government could be missing a trick by not steering the mechanism down a greener path.