Wirsol Energy has taken a step closer to its 150MWp subsidy-free development plans after picking up the project rights to 47MWp of solar across two large-scale projects in Lincolnshire.
Public Power Solutions (PPS) has appointed two new non-executive directors to its Board as the company continues to work optimising large-scale solar projects, new energy storage and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
BayWa r.e. has launched a new energy technologies division for the venture capital market, looking to fund the early development of startups working on new digital solutions, storage and e-mobility.
Surging solar generation this summer could send legacy, inflexible generators off the grid as National Grid expects yet another period of supply and demand travails.
Guidance issued by the transmission system operator (TSO) National Grid on how to co-locate energy storage with generation facilities has been welcomed by an analyst at the Renewable Energy Association.
Battery storage is of growing interest to commercial and industrial (C&I) entities, but the wider energy efficiency sector has seen Brexit and other policy woes send confidence to new lows.
Solar carport specialist FlexiSolar has bolstered its operations team on the back of “significant growth” of its pipeline.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and today we turn our attention to one of the most competitive categories in Product Innovation.
Good Energy has said that its growing share of the feed-in tariff administration market, coupled with new propositions in decentralised energy such as energy storage, has left the supplier in an “exciting position” for the coming year.
ABB has launched a new solar inverter with the capability to accommodate up to 12kWh of energy storage to increase the self-sufficiency of homes.
Distributor Waxman Energy has recruited a new sales manager to expand its activities in solar, storage and EV charge points.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open and one of our brand new categories this year is for Storage Business Model Innovation.
Swindon Borough Council has approved planning for a 50MW battery project submitted by its sustainable energy company Public Power Solutions (PPS), which will now seek a developer to build a business case from the front of the meter battery.
The UK’s first listed fund for energy storage is setting out to raise £100 million for investment in battery projects, with a seed portfolio of an estimated 18MW/20MWh already arranged.
After what proved to be something of a landmark year for battery storage in the UK in 2017, Solar Media’s storage editor Andy Colthorpe caught up with Electricity Storage Network chief executive Georgina Penfold to take a look forward at what 2018 might hold in store for the technology.
The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has launched a brand new solar carport guide with the intent of stimulating the market.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and one of this year’s brand new categories is for International Storage Project of the Year.
Law firm Shakespeare Martineau LLP has added two new solicitors to its specialist energy team in response to what it has labelled a “hive of activity” in the sector.
The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) is calling on the sector to engage with the development of business rates that will be applied to energy storage projects in 2022, including those attached to subsidy-free solar farms.
The Mayor of London has awarded £150,000 to 13 community energy schemes across the capital, with funding provided for development and feasibility studies for a diverse mix of solar and battery storage projects.
North Kesteven District Council has approved a near 50MW solar farm alongside planning consent for a 50MWh battery for Pegasus Group, adjacent to an existing 18MW solar farm.
Two of the country’s Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) have said they are tackling the issue of so-called ‘grid grabbers’ through greater interventions in the country’s grid connection queues.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund said “strong operational management” had helped it beat “significantly” lower irradiation levels to deliver on-track earnings in H2 2017.
AES Solar has racked up a partnership with EV charging and battery storage supplier Phuse Energy.
The economics of solar-and-storage in the UK are being proven, Anesco has said.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and one category we expect to be highly sought after this year is Utility-scale Storage Project of the year.
Centrica has said it has been forced to scale back its domestic solar business amidst growing uncertainty surrounding the feed-in tariff.
Regulators, policymakers, experts, developers, utilities, aggregators and of course, energy storage industry participants will fill out the Victoria Park Plaza in London next week to discuss everything impacting the deployment of energy storage.
Over 9,000MWh of battery energy storage could be deployed in Britain over the next five years as the sector enjoys a trend towards “explosive growth” driven largely by the country's clean energy transition, a market analyst has said.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open and this year’s Residential Storage Project category is expected to be amongst the most keenly contested.