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.
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.
Krannich Solar is expecting “a mini boom” in the months leading up to the close of the feed-in tariff in March 2019, according to Phil Ellery who has returned to the company as commercial director.
As the tariff and potentially export payment regimes comes to an end, never before has it been more important to look at alternative means to ensure rooftop solar continues to play a part in national decarbonisation. However, international comparisons raised at an event yesterday demonstrate how more needs to be done to move the conversation on from tariffs to planning, with the government far from off the hook.
One of Ireland’s largest grocery retailers is to roll out 4MW of solar on 30 of its stores over the next two years as part of plans to reduce energy consumption across its estate by 20%.
A lack of familiarity and education among corporates, and complexity over deal arrangements, is stopping firms ‘crossing the Rubicon’ and signing up to power purchase agreements utilising on-site solar, according to a panel investors speaking at last week’s Solar & Storage Live.
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.
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.
SunGift Energy has installed a 140.5kW solar rooftop array on behalf of the University of Exeter, a project completed without the need for subsidy.
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.
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.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the coveted Contractor of the Year category, sponsored by CCL.
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.
Food wholesaler Philip Dennis Foodservice has installed energy storage units totalling over 4MW at its Barnstaple offices in an effort to generate revenue from grid services, rather than making savings from behind-the-meter activity.
Gemserv, the administrator of the Micro Certification Scheme (MCS), has acquired two specialist consultancies specialising in digital services and cyber security in an effort to broaden its capabilities.
RETIG, the parent company of clean energy supplier Tonik Energy, has acquired renewables contractor The Phoenix Works.
Tesla’s former EMEA vice-present has taken on an advisory role for Solo Energy as the company seeks to build out its vision of a virtual power plant driven by residential and commercial battery systems.
As the UK storage market continues to evolve and old business models prove challenging, flow energy storage machines are beginning to find a place alongside solar. Scott McGregor, chief executive of redT energy, explains how the technology is ready to take the place left by battery technologies.
Amazon has submitted plans for a 4MW rooftop solar array to be deployed on its Tilbury fulfilment centre alongside a 3.77MW Tesla battery facility to help power the site, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
A planned 15MW subsidy-free solar develop will begin construction this summer to power what is said to be the country’s first carbon-negative business park.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the Commercial Rooftop Solar Project category, sponsored by JA Solar.
What is thought to be the largest solar project purely for self-consumption on the island of Ireland has been brought online to power Dale Farm’s cheddar cheese plant in County Tyrone.
Cornwall Council is on the hunt for a partner to support the development of an energy storage system intended to overcome grid constraints by making better use of a solar farm connected to a nearby airport.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has added almost 300 rooftop PV systems to its portfolio following the successful acquisition of 1.15MW of assets for a total investment value of £3.6 million.
Solar consumption is set to increase at B&Q’s Swindon distribution centre under plans by owner Kingfisher to add energy storage to make better use of the electricity generated by the site’s rooftop solar array.
Independent Lancashire brewery Moorhouse’s says it will be able to produce one million pints of solar-powered beer each year after installing a 50kWp system on its main roof.
Online retail giant Amazon is planning to install rooftop solar PV on at least three of its UK-based fulfilment centres, Solar Power Portal can reveal, with just under 3MW of commercial rooftop solar in the pipeline.
The installation of solar and battery systems is underway on the Isles of Scilly in the first stage of a £10.8 million project to demonstrate how renewable and smart energy resources can transform the islands’ grid system.