The government and Ofgem’s response to the Smart Power Call for Evidence will be published “as soon as the political situation makes it possible”.
Energy storage is the next obvious addition to solar plants in the UK. Elizabeth Reid of law firm Bird & Bird takes a look at some of the drivers, opportunities - and regulatory obstacles.
Foresight Group has more UK battery storage projects firmly its crosshairs and could branch out into both C&I and co-located projects in the near future.
Foresight Group has sealed its maiden battery storage purchase, acquiring the 35MW RES-built Port of Tyne project.
The final consultation on the Republic of Ireland’s long-awaited support scheme for renewable energy projects has been confirmed for July as expectations of solar deployment continue to rise.
National Grid has unveiled plans to reform its grid balancing services, including a new frequency response product to be unveiled next year.
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.
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.
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.
Renewables energy generation records have tumbled once more in the UK as low carbon electricity sources outperformed fossil fuels for the first time ever.
Solar Media is delighted to announce that it has received a record number of nominations for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
Commercial and industrial (C&I) businesses in the UK are to be offered free energy storage services from Omnio, a new firm set up to address the ‘overlooked’ market of small, distributed energy users.
Today is the last day for you to nominate your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
Solar developer Solarplicity is preparing the imminent launch of a low-subsidy residential solar model that could see thousands of housing association properties installed with PV, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
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.
British battery storage company Powervault has formed a partnership with French car manufacturer that it says will allow them to reduce the cost of their storage units by as much as 30%.
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.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has strengthened its policy development team as it moves to ready itself for the “pivotal moment” of a new government and the looming Brexit negotiations.
British Solar Renewables (BSR) has said its move to a new headquarters reflects its growing confidence in the UK’s renewables and storage sectors.
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.
Ecotricity has announced plans for a pilot storage project near its head office in Stroud in the company’s first move into utility scale storage.
E.On chief executive Johannes Teyssen has backed the firm’s nascent solar-plus-battery business to grab market share in the UK and fired a salvo at the Conservative party’s proposed energy price cap.
Limejump has added Britain’s largest battery storage system to its aggregation assets after winning a contract from UK Power Networks (UKPN) to take on the commercial operations of the Leighton Buzzard battery.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has launched a consultation seeking views on the potential growth of energy storage on its distribution network after receiving an ‘unprecedented’ 8GW of applications in the last 18 months.
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.
Renewables distributor CCL Energy has set its sights on significant turnover growth after acquiring Firefly Solar Generators.
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.
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.
There are now less than three weeks left to nominate your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
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.