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Solar movers and shakers 23 June 2016

Solar movers and shakers 23 June 2016

23 Jun 2016, 10:30

Solar Power Portal runs through this week’s people news from within UK solar, including new leadership at the Green Alliance, policy hires at DECC and potential employment impacts from this week’s M&A activity

BMW follows Nissan into residential energy storage market

BMW follows Nissan into residential energy storage market

22 Jun 2016, 13:51

BMW has announced plans to launch a stationary energy storage product for both residential and small commercial applications using the same high-voltage batteries used in i3 electric vehicles, including those repurposed from existing EVs.

MPs calls for new connection charges and reformed grid operators

MPs calls for new connection charges and reformed grid operators

20 Jun 2016, 12:17

A new report from MPs scrutinising the government’s energy policy has called for significant and wide-ranging changes to the UK’s grid governance and policy landscape if the country is to transition towards low carbon network infrastructure.

Warrington Borough Council’s checklist for Solar PV success

Warrington Borough Council’s checklist for Solar PV success

23 Feb 2016, 11:31

In 2010 Warrington Borough Council began a social housing PV programme aimed at tackling fuel poverty. Since then the scheme has delivered 3.595MW of solar PV across 3,001 social homes and three sheltered housing schemes as well as 222kW of PV on schools, a crematorium, offices and even the local rugby stadium.

Princess Royal Sports Arena

Princess Royal Sports Arena

25 Jun 2015, 14:42

The Princess Royal Sports Arena in Boston, Lincolnshire has just seen the installation of a 96kWp Solar PV System by Louth based Renewable Energy company Scenergy Limited.