Articles tagged with: Commercial

IET publishes long-awaited code of practice for energy storage

IET publishes long-awaited code of practice for energy storage

10 Aug 2017, 12:07

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has published its long-awaited Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems, filling what has been described as a vacuum of clear guidance for installers and their customers.

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A solar strategy worth waiting for

28 Jul 2017, 16:34 • By Steve Mack
A solar strategy worth waiting for

As London mayor Sadiq Khan prepares to launch his environment strategy this month, Low Carbon's head of Investments Steve Mack discusses the potential for solar in the capital and what the mayor needs to do to ensure London becomes a global leader in the use of renewable energy.

UKPN unveils fast track process for small-scale storage

UKPN unveils fast track process for small-scale storage

27 Jul 2017, 10:39

UK Power Networks (UKPN) has launched a new fast-track application process for small-scale electricity storage just days after the government solidified its support for the technology with funding allocations and new regulatory proposals.

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How UK solar and storage could benefit from the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan

25 Jul 2017, 08:42 • By Liam Stoker
How UK solar and storage could benefit from the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan

Yesterday the government and Ofgem published its strategy for a modernised, smart and flexible power system, the result of its eagerly anticipated response to last year’s Smart Power Call for Evidence. Solar Power Portal picks through the document to assess how the domestic solar and storage industries may benefit.

LEON switches supply to summer sun

LEON switches supply to summer sun

22 Jun 2017, 09:26

UK fast food outlet LEON will be powered solely from solar this summer following a new arrangement with energy supplier Opus Energy.

Solarwatt makes new hire for UK storage play

Solarwatt makes new hire for UK storage play

5 Jun 2017, 16:45

Solarwatt has appointed Bobbie Wright as its sales manager for the UK and Ireland to oversee the launch of its MyReserve battery storage system for homes and business in the UK.

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

18 May 2017, 13:00

The Solar Trade Association (STA) will seek to work with the next government to almost double the UK’s solar capacity by 2022 with an overall aim to reach the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) goal of 40GW of solar by 2030.