Aberdeenshire Council has appointed solar installer Emtec Energy to deliver solar and battery storage retrofits to 500 local authority homes.
Energy storage start-up Highview Power is planning its maiden ‘Cryobattery’ installation, which could see Europe’s largest battery system installed in the North of England.
Anesco has completed its largest utility-scale battery storage site to date, a 20MW/20MWh project near Manchester.
The government has set out its plans for the future of UK electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the UK, including requirements for smart technologies to allow chargepoints to help balance the grid.
While Brexit looms, bringing uncertainty into the country’s economy and international relationships, the role energy storage will play in a decentralised, low(er) carbon and more flexible energy system at least seems a little more assured than it did before.