In the second part of a two-part feature for Solar Power Portal, Q CELLS' Ian Clover discusses the diversification of the solar industry into other areas of clean energy as solar PV continues to evolve and the challenges it may still face.
Portsmouth City Council has installed two solar, battery storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging systems at housing depots in the city.
German PV manufacturer Solarwatt has today (9 June) unveiled a new battery storage product developed in collaboration with BMW.
Q&A: Solar Energy UK’s new chairman Matt Black on COP26, the Green Homes Grant and 10 years in solar
Solar Energy UK has named Matt Black, non-executive director at UK-based greentech startup Solivus as its new chairman. We caught up with him to talk about his move into the renewables sector more than a decade ago, the trade body's preparations for COP26, and the opportunities that lay ahead for the industry as the UK moves towards its net-zero emissions target.
Nissan is to nearly triple the renewable energy generation at its Sunderland manufacturing plant with a proposed 20MW solar farm.
The UK could see its first full cycle battery cell GigaPlant built after AMTE Power and Britishvolt today committed to exploring its development.
A 2.5MW solar carport with battery storage is to be built in Cambridgeshire.
A consumer code for installers and suppliers of electric vehicle (EV) charge points has been launched by Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL).
Nominations for the inaugural Electric Vehicle Innovation and Excellence Awards (EVIEs), organised by SPP publisher Solar Media, slam shut this Wednesday (27 November), however there’s still time to enter the Contractor of the Year award.
A £55 million fund has been earmarked for five projects looking at developing the next generation of battery storage technology.
The economics of combining solar and other renewables with electric vehicles is becoming so compelling that the oil sector faces a “relentless and irreversible decline”, a new report from BNP Paribas has concluded.
A new start-up energy supplier is aiming to become the ‘Uber of electricity’ by turning homes into personal power stations.
Energy technology company Myenergi has launched an updated version of its zappi EV charger, one that it says “bridges the gap” between renewable generation and electric vehicles.
The Phoenix Works and green supplier Tonik Energy have launched an electric vehicle charging service for commercial premises as the company continues to push into the EV charging market.
Myenergi is looking to build on an “insane” period of “impressive growth” by returning to Solar & Storage Live in 2018 after the popularity of its flagship product led the company to new heights.
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.
Solar carport specialist FlexiSolar has bolstered its operations team on the back of “significant growth” of its pipeline.
Distributor Waxman Energy has recruited a new sales manager to expand its activities in solar, storage and EV charge points.
The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has launched a brand new solar carport guide with the intent of stimulating the market.
AES Solar has racked up a partnership with EV charging and battery storage supplier Phuse Energy.
Solar carport specialist Flexisolar has announced the hire of five new sales staff as it sets sights on new projects up and down the UK.
Myenergi, the clean tech manufacturer behind the Zappi EV charger and Eddi power diverter, has landed £1.2 million in new finance from private investors.
Any failure of the UK’s energy market to embrace the “rapidly changing” nature of generation and demand will lead to “intolerable outcomes” such as blackouts and brownouts, a new report from think-tank Green Alliance has warned.
Clean energy utility Good Energy has identified battery storage and electric vehicles as two of three new business opportunities to explore after saying it was “streamlining” its operating model.
Furniture retailer IKEA is to improve on its solar PV product range later this year after seeing its sales of sustainability products surge in 2016.
As year on year sales of electric vehicles increase, the technology is forecast to experience a significant boom in the coming years. With charging infrastructure need to support deployment, David Pratt looks at the emerging market for charge points, and how installers can get involved.