A near 50MW solar farm with battery storage has been given the go ahead by Wales’ Planning Inspectorate to allow a group of land owners to develop the project on the site of a former steelworks.
Battery storage developers in the UK are facing uncertainty over their prospective revenue stacks as the Capacity Market was placed in an indefinite “standstill period”.
West Sussex County Council recently followed up Anesco's completion of the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm in September last year with its own, deploying 7.4MW alongside a battery to make the project viable. While some have argued the project offers little in discussions of the future solar landscape in the UK, local authority projects are being completed now and could bridge the gap in deployment until private investors get moving.
Gresham House has raised £100 million to drive its energy storage fund onto the London Stock Exchange, half the amount planned last month but enough to progress plans to acquire a 70MW seed portfolio.
Amazon has received planning approval for its latest solar and storage project, which will see a ~3.6MW array installed on the roof of Coalville site in Leicestershire alongside a battery storage system.
50GW of solar would be needed by 2050 if the government is to meet its climate change targets, helping to meet all of summer demand within a zero emission energy system, according to a new report.
Arlington Energy has announced plans to build out a 1GW portfolio of energy storage and gas peaker projects across the UK after securing initial funding of £200 million from an offshore fund of institutional investment.
Sunamp has signed an agreement with Chinese solar giant Trina Solar to develop an integrated solution combining its thermal storage batteries with heat pumps to be manufactured at a new factory in Changzhou.
The UK’s second subsidy-free solar farm, and the first by a local authority using battery storage, has been completed by West Sussex County Council in a project that ticked “every box” and will generate significant income over the next 25 years.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is preparing a proactive investigation of around 300 solar installations as the watchdog doubles down on enforcement issues.
Solar Power Portal has today published digital versions of all three copies of last week’s Solar & Storage Today daily newspapers.
All the photos from this week's Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards, as the evening's winners collect their awards.
EvoEnergy scooped an historic hat trick at last night’s Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards, retaining the Contractor of the Year Awards to round off a glittering gala dinner ceremony at the Hilton NEC Metropole.
Ireland’s DS3 flexibility market will deploy the fastest reacting batteries in the world under an opportunity dubbed “Enhanced Frequency Response on steroids” by Everoze partner Felicity Jones for energy storage and flexibility.
Module price cuts, comfort with subsidy-free business models and an unexpected side effect of Brexit are all helping inverter manufacturer GoodWe’s UK business.
Retail giant Amazon is to install 20MW of rooftop solar across its UK fulfillment centres within the next 18 months alongside battery storage aimed at delivering local and national flexibility services.
Centrica has completed the deployment of almost 100MW of energy storage capacity across two projects in the UK that are able to respond to peaks in demand within two minutes.
EDF Energy has partnered with Nissan to launch a new energy storage proposition using second life batteries with the utility’s proprietary demand side response (DSR) platform in the latest high profile collaboration in the UK energy sector.
Moixa has launched its latest residential energy storage unit, utilising 4.8kWh of storage capacity to offer homeowners greater benefits from time of use tariffs and arbitrage models.
The rise of grid trading and off-peak tariffs, rather than the closure of the Feed-in tariff and potentially the export tariff, will see the domestic storage market experience “huge growth” over 2019 according to SolaX’s European product manager ahead of next week’s Solar & Storage Live.
Solar & Storage Live 2018 opens its doors in a week’s time, with around 4,000 pre-registered visitors expected to flock to Birmingham’s NEC. Here’s why this year’s event is not to be missed.
Gresham House, formerly Hazel Capital, is to float an energy storage fund on the London Stock Exchange next month, with an aim to raise £200 million to fund 262MW of energy storage projects over the next year.
UK solar distributor Midsummer Energy says its sales figures have doubled in the last year on the back of negotiating key supply partnerships.
International battery brand Duracell is set to launch a home energy storage system in partnership with a UK energy supply and services company, which claims it will enable big increases in the revenues available to owners of the devices.
The first tranche of a near £3 million investment is to be deployed on the Isles of Scilly to deliver installations of new solar arrays, as well as electric vehicle chargers including some with vehicle-to-grid technology.
Brexit and the possibility of a general election leading to policy change, combined with the potential closure of the export tariff as the feed-in tariff regime comes to an end, will result in a “void” of uncertainty come March 2019.
Installations of solar and battery units are underway in Cornwall as part of Centrica’s Local Energy Market (LEM), with some of the 100 participating homes to be the first in the UK to use sonnen’s latest hybrid batteries.
InnoEnergy has launched a €100,000 (£88,000) innovation competition for electric storage start-ups.
Gore Street, the UK’s first listed fund targeting energy storage specifically, has acquired two battery storage projects from Origami Energy, taking its portfolio to 29MW across four projects.
Good Energy founder and chief executive Juliet Davenport has been elected to the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) board of directors.