The government has confirmed it will close the small-scale feed-in tariff (FiT) on 31 March 2019 as planned and, crucially, close the export tariff to new installations at the same time.
Rapid electric vehicle chargers have been added to a solar and storage hub in Dundee to utilise the clean electricity generation and batteries to charge the city’s fleet of electric vehicles.
Solo Energy is to launch a ‘free battery’ business model to UK homeowners after carrying out a pilot in Orkney that saw solar and storage systems deployed on 30 properties to boost self-consumption and overcome grid constraints.
Eelpower has continued its purchasing relationship with Anesco, acquiring the recently-completed 20MW Rock Farm battery from the developer – it’s second since November 2017.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.
Solar stalwart Solarcentury has appointed Wolf Dietrich as its new UK general manager as the company prepares for “strong future growth” in the market.
Halfway through 2018 and large-scale battery storage in the UK has reached over 450MW installed capacity, with around 250MW being completed this year alone. Solar Media Market Research analyst Lauren Cook looks back at how we got here, and what we can learn from the rapidly growing large-scale pipeline.
Small-scale renewables and battery storage installs could be set for a boost in London after the mayor’s energy efficiency fund secured £500 million in funding.
Cleve Hill Solar Park, the joint-venture of Hive Energy and Wirsol intending to develop a 350MW+ solar farm on the Kent coast, has yet to make any decisions regarding the battery storage element of its plans, contrary to media reports.
Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) has installed a 380kWh Tesla battery alongside two electric vehicle charging points as the science park sets out to turn its flagship building into “an energy island”.
The UK solar and storage markets are on the brink of overcoming a deployment roadblock, according to a number of vendors actively monitoring the territory.
Statera Energy has clinched a refinancing deal for its 50MW Pelham utility-scale battery storage plant in a transaction which it says demonstrates both the maturity and “bankability” of the asset class.
Foresight Solar is continuing to explore the possibility of retrofitting battery storage plant on its solar portfolio as it bids to capitalise on its existing grid connections.
Solar and battery energy storage is to be used to power deliver local flexibility via a virtual power platform after UK Power Networks signed what is thought to be the first commercial contract of its type using residential assets.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has continued to build on its activity in the secondary market, buying up ten operational solar farms with a combined capacity of 46.6MW.
Swansea-based SPECIFIC has today unveiled its ‘Active Office’ concept, a new building powered entirely using integrated, flexible solar panels, a PV solar thermal system and storage batteries.
Solar capacity is set for a 17-fold increase globally by 2050 owing to falling technology costs, particularly in battery energy storage, and a decline in the levelised cost of electricity (LCOE), according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
NextEnergy Solar Fund's Abid Kazim explains why his firm made its first co-located solar-plus-storage acquisition last month, and why more are set to follow.
Kingfisher has opened its first net zero energy store powered by a combination of solar with battery storage and air source heat pumps to generate and use as much power as it needs, passing the excess into the grid.
Solar Media, the publisher of Solar Power Portal and organiser of the Solar Power Portal Awards, is delighted to announce that a new nominations record has been set for this year’s ceremony.
Battery storage manufacturer Varta is aiming to take advantage of the UK’s position as an early adopter in the technology, launching domestic sales alongside Waxman Energy this week.
Solar Power Portal publisher Solar Media has announced that the deadline for nominations for this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards has been extended.
Energy giant Shell has revealed it is to “enhance” its consumer energy offerings with the help of sonnen’s battery storage products.
Gore Street Capital’s Energy Storage Fund has fallen someway short of its £100 million fund raising target, securing less than one-third of that figure.
Subsidy-free solar farms are at risk of failing to be viable on the wholesale market owing to ‘price cannibalisation’ during periods of high output, according to a new report by consultancy Cornwall Insight.
The window to enter your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards is closing in just a fortnight’s time.
Automotive giant Nissan has confirmed the launch of its home solar-plus-storage product, first revealed in February this year.
Renewables developer Anesco has set its sights on bringing up to 380MW of battery storage to market by 2020.
Solar Media, the publisher of Solar Power Portal and sister publication Energy-Storage.News, has released this year’s edition of its annual Global Energy Storage Opportunity report.
There are now just three weeks left to nominate your projects for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.