Public Power Solutions (PPS), Hive Energy and Ethical Power have entered into a co-development agreement, targeting 250MW of solar and storage over the next three years.
The fourth Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction has now opened, with solar able to take part for the first time since 2015.
For the first time, it will be possible to include co-located storage within Contract for Difference (CfD) contract, the Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC) have unveiled.
German renewables giant BayWa r.e. has acquired 99.8MW of subsidy-free co-located solar sites from UK developer JBM Solar.
Investor and asset manager NTR has acquired a 54MW portfolio of co-located solar and storage projects in Co. Wexford, Ireland from RES.
Reductions in costs of solar technology, as well as co-location with increasingly cheaper storage, is set to boost solar growth in the later part of the next decade, said National Grid ESO.
The government is seeking to remove a significant hurdle for utility-scale co-located storage sites, enabling projects with combined capacities in excess of 50MW to proceed without requiring government consent.
Electricity and heat generator and retailer Vattenfall is developing a third party model for energy storage deployment which will see the Swedish firm deploy batteries alongside UK solar farms.
Vattenfall has heralded the success of its first co-located solar and wind energy park around 18 months after the 4.99MW solar farm in south Wales was commissioned.
Anesco has continued to rack up utility-scale storage work after agreeing to retrofit 10 of Ancala Partner’s arrays with battery units.