Smart Metering Systems (SMS) moves into the Virtual Power Plant (VPP) sector as it reveals its acquisition of Solo Energy.
Installers across the UK are shutting up shop in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) as uncertainty remains over key worker classification.
Frequency response continues to be a key driver of front of the meter storage in the UK, but the market is slowing as it faces numerous challenges.
Penso Power is developing a 100MW battery storage site in Wiltshire, announcing today it is to expand the project by another 50MW.
The merger between Avalon Battery and redT has hit another milestone, with the pair announcing that they will create a new company, Invinity Energy Systems.
Solar Power Portal talked to some of the key players in the solar sector to gauge their reactions following yesterday's Budget.
Chris Hewett, chief executive of the Solar Trade Association, spoke to Solar Power Portal about the exclusion of solar in yesterday's Budget and the promise of a reform to business rates.
Solar is once again absent from the Budget as nuclear fusion and carbon capture technologies receive funding boosts.
Exemption from business rates, fair tax treatment and zero-interest loans for green home improvements are needed to unlock the potential of solar power in the UK.
RedT has received a provisional notice to manufacture 2MW of storage from Pivot Power, as it unveils a partnership with vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals.
Battery systems could allow 25% more renewable electricity to be used during peak times, Northern Powergrid has found in its Distributed Storage and Solar Study.
The planning inspectorate has submitted its recommendations for the controversial Cleve Hill Solar Park, which is set to be Britain’s biggest solar farm.
Zenobe Energy is set to install what is being lauded as the UK water industry's largest battery system to date, at United Utilities' wastewater treatment plant in Preston.
Pivot Power has signed a contract with technology group Wärtsilä for 100MW of storage across two sites.
Regulatory uncertainty has “damaged” subsidy-free solar projects, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has said in response to Ofgem’s Decarbonisation Action Plan.
Anesco is to overhaul its senior management team with executive chairman Steve Shine and chief executive Kevin Mouatt both set to leave the firm, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Solarcentury has announced its first UK solar farm development in four years, with 62MW planned for Welsh site.
The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has released its financial results, highlighting an increasing focus on battery storage in the UK.
UK based Multi Source Power Technologies (MSP) has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with US based energy storage company KORE Power.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has raised gross proceeds of £3.5 million through a new placing of ordinary shares.
RBS has announced that it is increasing its lending to the sustainable energy sector, after the securitisation of £1.1 billion of loans to the UK sustainable energy market.
BayWa r.e. has announced the appointment of a new country manager for Ireland as it eyes new solar, wind and storage developments.
Eaton and Enico have formed a partnership to help deploy the xStorage Container, a scalable, modular and fully integrated containerised energy storage solution.
Innogy is to construct its maiden battery storage facility in Ireland as it looks to continue the expansion of its battery storage business.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has published its standard for the installation of battery energy storage systems.
French renewables company Voltalia has gained planning permission for a 40MW solar farm with battery storage in Dorset.
Faisal Hussain, managing director at Certi-fi and the Energy Performance Valuation Scheme, stresses the need for the domestic renewables sector to avoid mis-selling at all costs.
RedT’s merger with US storage firm Avalon continues to progress, with the transaction set to be completed around the end of March 2020.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund is continuing its recent spate of optimisation deals, penning an agreement with Habitat Energy.
Solar Power Portal speaks to Pivot Power's chief executive Matt Allen about how to expand from 49.9MW and how the 'hint is in the name' when it comes to revenue agility.