Drax has applied to expand its Cruachan pumped hydro storage plant under Section 36, creating long-duration storage that could boost the rollout of renewables.
Solar Together Leicestershire has launched, with the group-buying scheme designed to help those looking to invest in solar and battery storage systems for a reduced rate.
Canadian Solar has made its first move in the UK battery energy storage space after signing a number of agreements with Pulse Clean Energy.
The UK could have an oversupply of electricity 53% of the time, if new renewable and nuclear targets are hit by 2030.
Welbar Energy Storage joint venture – made up of Penso Power and Luminous Energy – have secured planning permission for a 350MW connection capacity battery storage development in North Warwickshire.
Global revenues of Foresight Solar Fund’s portfolio have surpassed expectations during Q1 2022 as the company records increased net asset value (NAV).
Just 7% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have invested in onsite generation, but this is set to more than double over the next 12 months, with solar and storage remaining the most popular choices.
Keele University has officially opened its new Low Carbon Energy Generation park, including 12,500 solar panels as well as two wind turbines.
Zenobē has begun construction of its 50MW/100MWh battery storage asset in Scotland, said to be the first transmission connected battery in the country.
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NextEnergy Solar has selected the first of its existing solar sites to be retrofitted to include battery energy storage.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has raised gross proceeds of £150 million from an initial issue, which is to be used to pursue its 1.3GW pipeline.
Developer Aura Power has secured planning permission for 190MW of battery energy storage projects across two sites.
Cero Generation has hired Marta Martinez Queimadelos as its new chief executive officer, with Queimadelos having joined the board in November 2021.
Battery energy storage company Field has acquired another asset, bringing its total pipeline to 775MW/1,510MWh after just over a year of operation.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund is transitioning towards a trading-centric business model, with the company to upgrade all of its enhanced frequency response (EFR) battery storage sites to two-hour durations.
Battery energy storage company Field is to build a portfolio of four assets across the UK after securing financing from investment firm Triple Point Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Company (TEEC).
Macquarie Green Investment Group Renewable Energy Fund 2 (MGREF2) has acquired a 50% stake in UK renewable developer Island Green Power.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund is looking to raise £75 million via the issue of 68,181,818 new ordinary shares to fund the acquisition and construction of a new pipeline.
Construction has commenced on a 49.5MW/99MWh standalone energy storage system following new funding from Santander UK.
Anesco has secured a new £12 million revolving credit facility (RCF) from Santander UK to support the delivery of a pipeline of UK and European renewable projects.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund is eyeing changes that would allow it to invest a greater percentage of its assets into projects outside of the UK and Republic of Ireland.
A reduction on VAT for solar and storage among other technologies would be a fast and simple way to reduce the impact of the energy price crisis on consumers, Solar Energy UK has said.
Renewable Connections has won planning permission for its first Scottish solar and battery energy storage developments, its third consented project to be unveiled this week.
Alcemi and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have partnered for the development, construction and operation of a 4GW portfolio of UK energy storage assets.
The installation of rooftop solar PV across several buildings, alongside battery storage and solar canopies, has begun at Portsmouth International Port as part of its bid to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2030.
Gore Street has signed a deal with Nidec ASI for the provision of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the 49.9MW Ferrymuir and 79.9MW Stony battery storage sites.
AMPYR Solar Europe (ASE) has signed a deal with Edinburgh Airport to develop a 9MW solar farm linked with battery storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure.
Gore Street has acquired a portfolio of eight energy storage assets in Texas, as it continues to target international expansion.
South Cornelly is to be Wales’ first low-carbon village as part of the Low Carbon Communities Initiative, which has seen the installation of solar and battery storage.