Articles tagged with: Storage

Q&A: BayWa r.e.’s Oliver Niedhöfer on the trends affecting UK O&M

Sponsored Q&A: BayWa r.e.’s Oliver Niedhöfer on the trends affecting UK O&M

13 Jun 2017, 10:00
• By BayWa r.e. Operation Services

Oliver Niedhöfer has previously worked for the BayWa r.e. Group in various roles, more recently as head of international operations based in Munich. He recently joined the growing team at BayWa r.e. Operation Services in the UK. Oliver explains the challenges and opportunities of O&M services for large-scale PV and BayWa r.e.’s plans for the next few years in the UK.

Exclusive: UK installed 640MW of solar in Q1 2017

Exclusive: UK installed 640MW of solar in Q1 2017

12 Jun 2017, 08:08

With the Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) scheme for UK based solar incentives finishing on 31 March 2017, the domestic sector once again showed its resilience by installing a healthy 640MW during Q1 2017.

The fast-moving pipeline of the UK’s grid-scale storage

The fast-moving pipeline of the UK’s grid-scale storage

8 Jun 2017, 12:51
• By Lauren Cook

With the UK’s Renewables Obligation (RO) now closed for large solar projects, energy storage takes the position of the most active sector in the UK energy market. As with any new technology, we have seen a lot of build up over the past few years, with much speculation about when the utility-scale market will take off, and how big it will be.

Solarwatt makes new hire for UK storage play

Solarwatt makes new hire for UK storage play

5 Jun 2017, 16:45

Solarwatt has appointed Bobbie Wright as its sales manager for the UK and Ireland to oversee the launch of its MyReserve battery storage system for homes and business in the UK.

UK to host Europe’s largest battery flywheel system

UK to host Europe’s largest battery flywheel system

2 Jun 2017, 10:02

The UK is to become home to Europe’s largest battery flywheel system in a first for the country which will provide fast acting frequency response services and aid the integration of renewables.

E.On launches solar push with Gorillaz tie-up

E.On launches solar push with Gorillaz tie-up

26 May 2017, 08:57

E.On will today look to kick its UK-facing solar-plus-storage division into gear by launching a public awareness and advertising campaign starring UK pop band Gorillaz.

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

18 May 2017, 13:00

The Solar Trade Association (STA) will seek to work with the next government to almost double the UK’s solar capacity by 2022 with an overall aim to reach the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) goal of 40GW of solar by 2030.

Enel snaps up EFR storage project from Element Power

Enel snaps up EFR storage project from Element Power

17 May 2017, 09:50

Italian energy company Enel has agreed terms to buy Element Power’s 12.5MWh battery storage project, which secured one of the most remunerated contracts in last year’s Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) tender by National Grid.

UK rejoins EY renewables attractiveness index top ten

UK rejoins EY renewables attractiveness index top ten

16 May 2017, 11:04

The UK has rejoined the top ten most attractive countries for investment in renewables according to 'Big Four' consultancy EY’s latest index, marking the first increase in its placing since 2013.

Tesla solar roof tiles to ship to UK in 2018

Tesla solar roof tiles to ship to UK in 2018

11 May 2017, 09:19

Elon Musk has confirmed that Tesla’s new solar roof tiles will ship to the UK from next year, nearly six months after they are to be released in its native US market.