Articles tagged with: Storage

BESS secures ‘landmark’ investment from Santander

BESS secures ‘landmark’ investment from Santander

16 Jan 2018, 09:16

Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS), an independent system solutions and flexibility services provider, has taken in more than £28 million million in outside investment since November, with plans to target 100MW of UK projects.

Solar stories of the year 2017: October – December

Solar stories of the year 2017: October – December

21 Dec 2017, 08:00

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the fourth and final part of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at the last three months of 2017.

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Explosive growth in UK energy storage pipeline revealed by Capacity Market register

20 Dec 2017, 16:55 • By Lauren Cook
Explosive growth in UK energy storage pipeline revealed by Capacity Market register

With the release of the most recent Capacity Market pre-qualification register, the UK’S utility-scale battery storage pipeline has now reached nearly 8GW. Solar Media market research analyst Lauren Cook takes a deep dive into the projects that made it through pre-qualification, and what these results mean for the projects likely to get built in 2018.

Solar stories of the year 2017: July – September

Solar stories of the year 2017: July – September

20 Dec 2017, 11:36

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the third of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at July, August and September.

Solar stories of the year 2017: April – June

Solar stories of the year 2017: April – June

19 Dec 2017, 08:00

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the second of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at April, May and June.

Solar stories of the year 2017: January – March

Solar stories of the year 2017: January – March

18 Dec 2017, 12:20

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the first of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at January, February and March.

STA names Chris Hewett as new CEO

STA names Chris Hewett as new CEO

28 Nov 2017, 12:26

The Solar Trade Association has announced that Chris Hewett will take the reins as the trade body’s new chief executive.

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What might solar see within tomorrow’s Budget?

21 Nov 2017, 10:58 • By Liam Stoker
What might solar see within tomorrow’s Budget?

Liam Stoker looks ahead to tomorrow lunchtime to see what the UK’s solar industry might expect to see within Philip Hammond’s – and the UK’s – first Autumn Budget.

Centrica preparing to roll out solar-plus-storage in Cornwall

Centrica preparing to roll out solar-plus-storage in Cornwall

16 Nov 2017, 08:19

Centrica will “most likely” install up to 100 residential energy storage batteries in selected homes in Cornwall, alongside new installs of solar panels if they are not already in place, as part of its local energy market (LEM) programme.

Rising solar and renewables to dominate future of UK generation

Rising solar and renewables to dominate future of UK generation

13 Nov 2017, 17:28

Solar and other renewables will generate more than half of all electricity in the UK by the mid-2020s according to a new study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Eaton, which expects the cost of the technology to more than halve by 2040.