The Liberal Democrats party has released its manifesto for the upcoming general election, promising to ramp up support for renewables.
The Green Party has launched its manifesto, including a pledge to invest £12 billion a year into renewables and to fit one million solar panels on homes per year.
Harmony Energy, a developer of wind, solar and battery energy storage systems, has secured planning permission for a 49.5MW battery.
Energy storage firm redT has shuffled its management team as a proposed merger with Avalon nears completion.
Firm describes energy contract with Cheshire West and Chester Council as one of the largest public sector housing solar PV contracts since the disappearance of the feed-in-tariff.
Centrica’s LEM hits a new milestone as flexibility from solar-plus-storage is procured by both National Grid ESO and Western Power Distribution (WPD) on the same platform.
A new record has been claimed by UK based battery company Moixa, which now manages what it claims to be the largest fleet of battery systems in the world.
“Significantly” more electric and thermal storage will be needed for a low-cost 2050 energy system than previously thought.
EDF has acquired UK battery storage developer Pivot Power in a move designed to spearhead its position in the country’s energy storage market.
Energy storage firm redT has secured a £1.9 million interim loan from proposed merger partner Avalon to keep it going until a potential deal concludes.
Solar Media’s Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe return for episode three of the Solar Media Podcast, taking an extensive look at Britain’s net zero legislation. Is 2050 ambitious enough? Is 2025 too ambitious? What’s the sweet spot, and what’s needed for the country to be in with a chance of attaining it?
Smith Brothers Contracting has been confirmed as the Independent Connection Provider (ICP) for the planned 500MW solar-plus-storage Sunnica Energy Farm.
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.
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.
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.
UK battery storage manufacturer Powervault has penned an integration agreement with tech platform provider Kaluza, which the companies said would bolster consumer benefits and introduce new routes to market.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has received a £9.5 million boost for two storage projects recently awarded contracts in the DS3 flexibility market.
Residential solar and storage is to provide flexibility to UK Power Networks (UKPN) as part of a new local energy market (LEM) trial in Brixton.
Vanadium flow machine specialist redT has trimmed its losses as discussions over a planned merger with US storage firm Avalon continue.
Photon Energy scooped the coveted Contractor of the Year gong at last night’s Solar & Storage Awards as the Solar Trade Association’s Leonie Greene was recognised for her contribution to the UK solar sector.
Sponsored Subsidy-free solar is coming of age
Subsidy-free solar energy has an important role to play in the decarbonisation of UK energy. Jim Higginbotham, MD for asset finance at Wyelands Bank, discusses how unsubsidised solar is coming to the fore in the UK.
Liam Stoker reflects on the opening day of Solar & Storage Live 2019, where the solar and storage sectors’ growing maturity was ever present, and a gritty determination to get things done was clear.
A solar carport backed up with battery storage is set to be built in York as part of its 'HyperHubs' project.
Solarwatt has said it is stepping up its presence in the UK solar and storage markets with a raft of new initiatives designed at leveraging how “receptive” the UK is to energy storage.
Letter penned by Good Energy chief executive Juliet Davenport calls on chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid to axe proposed VAT raises.
Leonie Greene, director of advocacy and new markets at the Solar Trade Association, takes stock of recent goings on in Westminster and discusses how a general election would be the ideal time for any future government to bolster the UK’s solar ambitions.
A £55 million fund has been earmarked for five projects looking at developing the next generation of battery storage technology.