Articles tagged with: Renewables

The fast-moving pipeline of the UK’s grid-scale storage

The fast-moving pipeline of the UK’s grid-scale storage

8 Jun 2017, 12:51
• By Lauren Cook

With the UK’s Renewables Obligation (RO) now closed for large solar projects, energy storage takes the position of the most active sector in the UK energy market. As with any new technology, we have seen a lot of build up over the past few years, with much speculation about when the utility-scale market will take off, and how big it will be.

Rooftop solar generation reaches new highs in Scotland

Rooftop solar generation reaches new highs in Scotland

6 Jun 2017, 08:48

Rooftop solar panels in towns and cities across Scotland were able to generate more than the average home’s demand for electricity throughout May in an “extraordinary month for renewables”, according to WWF Scotland.

UK to host Europe’s largest battery flywheel system

UK to host Europe’s largest battery flywheel system

2 Jun 2017, 10:02

The UK is to become home to Europe’s largest battery flywheel system in a first for the country which will provide fast acting frequency response services and aid the integration of renewables.

Huawei launches connected solar smart home solution

Huawei launches connected solar smart home solution

31 May 2017, 15:45

Inverter manufacturer Huawei has launched its maiden residential product for the European market, offering to connect rooftop solar installs with domestic appliances to maximise self-consumption.

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How UK solar broke records last week

30 May 2017, 11:13 • By Liam Stoker
How UK solar broke records last week

Liam Stoker looks back at the contributing factors to UK solar's record-breaking half-hour last Friday as the industry sets its sights on further landmarks to come this summer.

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.

UK rejoins EY renewables attractiveness index top ten

UK rejoins EY renewables attractiveness index top ten

16 May 2017, 11:04

The UK has rejoined the top ten most attractive countries for investment in renewables according to 'Big Four' consultancy EY’s latest index, marking the first increase in its placing since 2013.

Mercedes-Benz enlists Innasol to aid UK storage push

Mercedes-Benz enlists Innasol to aid UK storage push

9 May 2017, 11:03

Fresh from launching its domestic storage business, Mercedes-Benz Energy has enrolled Innasol as one of its partner companies to help with the distribution, servicing and maintenance its units.