The government should provide sustained funding into solar innovation and set a clear vision for the role of flexibility in the energy system, according to a new report.
E.On has unveiled a range of interest-free financing options for domestic solar and storage in the UK, helping consumers spread installation costs.
Shell-owned energy storage firm sonnen has appointed Gavin Stokes as its new UK & Ireland country director, tasking him with growing the firm’s residential storage footprint.
Anesco has completed its largest utility-scale battery storage site to date, a 20MW/20MWh project near Manchester.
The Solar & Storage Live Awards, organised by Terrapinn, is proud to announce this year’s shortlist.
Concerns over the future of energy storage firm redT remain after it admitted that, without additional investment, the vanadium flow machine manufacturer could be forced to cease trading by the end of November.
Legislation to increase the rate of VAT attached to solar panels and home batteries to 20% move forward yesterday following a legislation committee hearing that included accusations of government errors and “bombast and windbaggery”.
Social Energy is closing in on raising up to £50 million in new finance, after more than 20 companies expressed an interest in helping support the energy tech firm’s expansion.
As much as 500MW of additional large-scale battery storage capacity could be built in the UK in 2019, increasing its capacity by more than 70% to 1.2GW. Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, reports.
Merlin Hyman, chief executive of Regen, has been recognised on the Queen’s birthday honours list for his services to the industry.
The policy gap between the feed-in tariff (FiT) and the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) is set to close by the end of 2019, guaranteeing payment for excess domestic solar generation.
Regulation and policy decisions are the biggest barriers to UK energy storage and are in need of significant changes, says industry experts.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, one of the country’s maiden listed energy storage investors, has entered into agreements to acquire a 160MW portfolio of battery storage projects in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
Independent energy supplier Tonik Energy has laid claim to an industry first by kickstarting the installation of 250 Tesla Powerwalls in UK homes.
Infrastructure asset management firm Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP) has acquired two UK solar portfolios from Ancala Partners LLP.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is the latest to join a slew of calls for the proposed solar VAT hike to be scrapped.
Centrica has today unveiled a new electric vehicle offering, with solar and battery storage set to play a central role.
Anesco has targeted the UK’s domestic solar-plus-storage market with a new ‘at Home’ offering comprising a raft of clean energy technologies.
Solar and storage distributor Midsummer Energy has opened a new subsidiary in Dublin to take aim at the Irish market.
Eco2Solar has partnered heat battery firm Sunamp to deliver a solar PV-powered domestic heating pilot.
Solar module manufacturer Q Cells has committed to the UK PV market in the long term, claiming the post-feed in tariff landscape “abounds with opportunities”.
UK battery storage firm Moixa has secured a fresh round of funding from automotive giant Honda as it pursues an international storage and EV charging expansion.
A new research network is being formed to create solutions for ‘urgent’ challenges in energy storage.
The Renewable Energy Association has taken aim at a government proposal to hike up the VAT rates attached to some energy saving materials, including solar and battery storage.
Gresham House has confirmed it is to launch a fresh fund raising drive as it sets its sights on a new, 182MW pipeline of battery storage projects.
Hive Energy has entered into a consortium with battery storage firms CellCube and Immersa to joint build grid-scale solar-plus-storage projects using CellCube’s vanadium redox flow batteries, with a maiden project already in the works.
The judging panel for this year’s Solar & Storage Awards, organised by Terrapinn, has been announced, with the deadline for nominations fast approaching.
As climate protests take to the streets, the Solar Trade Association’s Leonie Greene offers a glimpse at what the immediate future has in store for the UK’s solar industry and its growing independence.
Puredrive Energy has secured new investment from energy consultancy The Maximeyes Group to help progress its battery storage offering.
Centrica is to deploy 7GW of distributed, low carbon technologies over the next decade, with solar and battery storage set to play a crucial role.