Articles tagged with: Scotland

RES and TRIG bring Scotland’s first utility-scale battery online

RES and TRIG bring Scotland’s first utility-scale battery online

13 Sep 2018, 12:27

Scotland’s first utility-scale battery storage facility has been officially opened today, having begun delivering sub-second balancing services to National Grid at the end of June under a bespoke agreement secured before the hotly contested Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) auction of 2016.

Q&A: Wattstor on the SPP Award-winning residential, C&I energy storage project for a care home

Q&A: Wattstor on the SPP Award-winning residential, C&I energy storage project for a care home

12 Oct 2017, 17:27
• By Andy Colthorpe

An ambitious project to convert the “grey fleet” of a care home for old folk in Scotland to a sustainable “green fleet”, using solar PV and battery energy storage, was winner of the Residential, Commercial and Industrial-scale Storage Project category at last week’s Solar Power Portal Awards. Andy Colthorpe spoke with the project's senior design engineer, Jonothan Oxford of Wattstor.

Rooftop solar generation reaches new highs in Scotland

Rooftop solar generation reaches new highs in Scotland

6 Jun 2017, 08:48

Rooftop solar panels in towns and cities across Scotland were able to generate more than the average home’s demand for electricity throughout May in an “extraordinary month for renewables”, according to WWF Scotland.

MPs call for subsidy-free mechanism for renewables left out of CfDs

MPs call for subsidy-free mechanism for renewables left out of CfDs

25 Jul 2016, 11:31

The UK government should make clear its views on a subsidy-free market stabilisation model for technologies left out of the Contracts for Difference scheme, according to the latest select committee report to criticise the government’s handling of the renewables industry.