Storage

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

18 May 2017, 13:00

The Solar Trade Association (STA) will seek to work with the next government to almost double the UK’s solar capacity by 2022 with an overall aim to reach the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) goal of 40GW of solar by 2030.

Guest blog
Energy storage and the UK industrial strategy: what’s next?

Energy storage and the UK industrial strategy: what’s next?

17 May 2017, 12:55
• By Ian Larive

When Theresa May announced there would be a general election on 8 June, you could forgive the public a weary sigh at the thought of a third trip to the ballot box in as many years. And you could forgive those of us in the battery storage sector for wondering whether an election campaign might slow the industry’s momentum.

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.

Mercedes-Benz enlists Innasol to aid UK storage push

Mercedes-Benz enlists Innasol to aid UK storage push

9 May 2017, 11:03

Fresh from launching its domestic storage business, Mercedes-Benz Energy has enrolled Innasol as one of its partner companies to help with the distribution, servicing and maintenance its units.

RNLI to use redT storage to time shift solar

RNLI to use redT storage to time shift solar

3 May 2017, 16:01

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) will use an 180kWh redT energy storage machine to time shift output from a 100kWp solar array at its Inshore Lifeboat Centre in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight.