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.
Solar Media, the publisher behind Solar Power Portal and PV Tech, has outlined its suite of products for 2017, officially launching Solar & Storage Live at a drinks reception in London on Monday night.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including yet another critique of the governments management of the LCF and the STA ramping up the pressure over the business rates increase.
National Grid is considering moving away from one and two year contracts within its grid balancing tenders, which according to the system operator’s UK director do not reflect the transition needed within the energy system in the future.
Listed funds in the UK which own a significant portion of the country’s utility-scale solar PV assets are not currently convinced by battery storage’s feasibility, but remain primed to deploy the technology at scale when the time is right.
Industry officials have criticised a lack of encouragement for green energy projects after battery storage won just over 10MW of combined capacity in the latest capacity market auction, well down on the success enjoyed by the technology in December’s T-4 bidding process.
Liam Stoker recaps five of the key themes that were discussed during this week's Solar Finance & Investment Europe conference, including how much UK solar capacity is up for grabs, Brexit, storage and where the smart money is going next.
While Brexit looms, bringing uncertainty into the country’s economy and international relationships, the role energy storage will play in a decentralised, low(er) carbon and more flexible energy system at least seems a little more assured than it did before.
METKA EGN has announced EPC contract wins for 75MW of new UK projects, the largest being a 20MW storage project, as the company restates its commitment to the UK market.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar, with developments surrounding the MIP, revelations at BEIS and a new industrial strategy
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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has refused to commit to a more precise timescale for the publication of its eagerly anticipated emissions reduction plan.
The government has released plans to spend £28 million on reducing the cost of energy storage, advancing demand side response technologies and improving energy efficiency measures for UK industry.
Energy storage has been placed at the heart of the UK’s new industrial strategy as the government attempts to position itself at the forefront of research and innovation in the global market.