Energy storage start-up Highview Power is planning its maiden ‘Cryobattery’ installation, which could see Europe’s largest battery system installed in the North of England.
EDF has clinched a deal to provide solar, battery storage and other clean energy technologies to a future theme park in the UK.
60MW of energy storage developed by Fluence and Sembcorp Energy UK has come online, lauded as one of the largest transacted fleets of its kind in Europe.
A landmark project aimed at piloting the powering of Britain's railways with on-site solar was amongst the winners of this year's Community Energy Awards.
Gore Street’s 9MW Port of Tilbury battery has been switched on, almost doubling the size of the energy storage fund’s operational asset base to 19MW.
Flexibility aggregator Limejump has signed a short-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Bluefield Solar Income Fund. Limejump will manage the power sale for four solar farms owned by Bluefield, using its Virtual Power Platform (VPP).
US company Solar Alliance has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Empire Cinemas, who own Odeon and Cineworld. The project will ultimately generate 2.8MW on the cinema sites, helping the company lower its carbon emission.
Solar power, along with wind and storage capacity, will have to greatly increase if the UK is to meet its net zero emissions by 2050 goal, according to analysis by Aurora Energy Research.
The government is set to remove a significant barrier to utility-scale storage sites, proposing changes to planning regulations to allow projects over 50MW to proceed without government approval.
Exports of solar PV and battery storage to GB distribution networks have seen a “exponential” increase, according to new data from ElectraLink and the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
In Q3 this year, renewables including solar generated more electricity than fossil fuels did for the first time.
Gresham House New Energy has signed a contract with KiWi Power for the optimisation of its 15MW Lockleaze battery in Bristol.
Gresham House has raised £41.6 million through a new share placing to fund both its existing pipeline and a new pipeline of operational and new build assets, falling short of the £58 million it originally targeted.
ScottishPower’s renewables arm has applied to build a utility-scale solar-plus-storage farm in Scotland, which is to be backed by a private wire connection with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.
Around half of local authorities have higher building standards than national requirements, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has found.
Details on the information generators will be required to provide suppliers with to receive Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) payments have been revealed in draft guidance for suppliers published by Ofgem.