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Mind the gap – What’s next in BEIS’ UK solar vision?

20 Jul 2018, 16:07 • By Leonie Greene
Mind the gap – What’s next in BEIS’ UK solar vision?

Leonie Greene, head of advocacy and new markets at the Solar Trade Association, analyses what the government’s future of small-scale renewables holds in store and what steps must be taken next.

Eelpower snaps up 20MW battery from Anesco

Eelpower snaps up 20MW battery from Anesco

17 Jul 2018, 11:59

Eelpower has continued its purchasing relationship with Anesco, acquiring the recently-completed 20MW Rock Farm battery from the developer – it’s second since November 2017.

Doncaster Rovers to save £1 million from subsidy-free PPA install

Doncaster Rovers to save £1 million from subsidy-free PPA install

16 Jul 2018, 11:17

One of the first high profile subsidy-free commercial installs has been completed at the Keepmoat Stadium, home to Doncaster Rovers Football Club, with low technology costs and public sector backing showing that solar has a strong future post-feed-in tariff (FiT).

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A leap forward for large-scale storage: UK’s new capacity to top 500MW in 2018

11 Jul 2018, 11:00 • By Lauren Cook
A leap forward for large-scale storage: UK’s new capacity to top 500MW in 2018

​Halfway through 2018 and large-scale battery storage in the UK has reached over 450MW installed capacity, with around 250MW being completed this year alone. Solar Media Market Research analyst Lauren Cook looks back at how we got here, and what we can learn from the rapidly growing large-scale pipeline.