Portsmouth City Council has installed two solar, battery storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging systems at housing depots in the city.
Misconceptions continue to deter solar adoption as 13.8% believe PV to be costlier than fossil fuels
New research from Project Solar UK has found that a massive education campaign is required to tackle climate change, with misconceptions around solar remaining.
An accredited course for installers on how to specify and fit battery storage is now on offer as part of a partnership between AceOn and GTEC.
Specialist international investment manager Amber Infrastructure Group has reached commercial close on the development of a 50MW/100MWh utility-scale battery energy storage project in west Lancashire.
Pivot Power is to develop 100MW/200MWh of battery storage split across two sites in partnership with Wärtsilä.
MAN Energy Solutions is set to provide the turbomachinery for Highview Power’s 50MW/250MW liquid air energy storage (LAES) project in Greater Manchester.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund saw its NAV increase 192% in the year ending March 2021, as its portfolio continued to expand to 440MW.
The Treasury has outlined reluctance to change the VAT level on green products, following calls from industry for reductions to accelerate the rollout of technologies like solar panels and heat pumps.
EDF Renewables UK is moving forward with its proposed development of a 49.9MW solar farm, with a public consultation now open.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) has raised £100 million to construct an additional 240MW of storage projects.
Continued price reductions are expected to increase the uptake of solar panels through the late 2020s, National Grid ESO has found.
A total of 34 new solar generation sites and nine battery storage sites have secured connection contracts with UK Power Networks (UKPN) between January and May in Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
Housing minister Christopher Pincher MP has announced plans to reform the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIP) regime.
Social Energy has launched a new solar export tariff offering 20p/kWh for the first 1,000kWh exported per year.
Drax has announced plans for a new underground pumped hydro storage power station, and will seek planning permission to expand its Cruachan site in Scotland to 1.04GW.
Enso Energy is consulting on plans for a new solar-plus-storage site in the centre of the Welsh island of Anglesey.
Battery storage firm Zenobe has announced it is to start construction on its 100MW/107MWh battery at Capenhurst, near Chester.
On day two of Solar Media's Utility Solar Summit, discussions moved onto financing models for projects in a post-subsidy market, including the benefits of moving away from the strict deadlines that came with them.
The UK solar industry needs to treble to align with Climate Change Committee (CCC) recommendations, hitting 40GW of installed capacity by 2030.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is pursuing a 500MW pipeline of energy storage assets after achieving what it said were “solid” financial results.
ILI Group has had its 450MW pumped hydro plant, which is to sit on the shores of the iconic Loch Ness, approved by the Scottish government.
Anesco has been bought by a joint venture between private equity firm Ara Partners and technical and commercial services company Aksiom Services Group.
A new fully integrated solar, battery and energy management solution is being offered by a new partnership between distributor Midsummer, Lightsource Labs and Huawei.
Construction of ScottishPower’s solar farm at the Carland Cross hybrid wind, PV and energy storage site has begun, with the first of the 10,000 panels installed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
German PV manufacturer Solarwatt has today (9 June) unveiled a new battery storage product developed in collaboration with BMW.
Solar is the most popular choice for businesses looking to invest in renewables as part of their decarbonisation strategies, according to a new report from npower Business Solutions (nBS).
Battery storage, electric vehicle (EV) charging and related smart tech are to be the focus of new training and apprenticeships launched by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in partnership with Solar Energy UK.
Zenobe is developing Scotland’s first transmission-connected battery storage project, it has announced.
Surrey County Council is to offer homeowners the opportunity to buy solar PV through a group-buying scheme as it becomes the latest to join Solar Together.
The pipeline of utility-scale and large commercial segments for battery storage in the UK is continually increasing, with a pipeline of over 16GW of projects with the potential for deployment over the next few years.