Solar-plus-storage installs and virtual power plant roll-outs are providing a route to market for installers even in the absence of feed-in tariffs.
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 C&I Storage Project category.
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.
Fore Partnership is to install Sunpreme bifacial panels at a commercial building in Manchester as adoption of the technology continues to grow.
Solar Panel Cleaning Services (SPCS) has clinched a panel cleaning contract with Low Carbon Hub, representing more than 30 sites throughout Oxfordshire.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread is to nearly double its solar capacity, installing rooftop PV on a further 70 of its hotels.
Lloyds Banking Group has launched a new £2 billion clean growth finance package to help its commercial banking clients go green.
ESB has completed a Tesla battery storage installation for Ardagh Glass in Scotland on a ‘no-money-down’ offer, providing a further indication to the UK storage market’s focus on C&I projects.
Germany’s Tesvolt has targeted the UK’s growing C&I battery storage market with the hire of ex-Saft and Leclanché man Lawrie Wilson.
Battery storage is of growing interest to commercial and industrial (C&I) entities, but the wider energy efficiency sector has seen Brexit and other policy woes send confidence to new lows.
Heavyweights from the property and construction industries have written to the government urging it to ‘raise the bar’ on environmental standards in new buildings.
It is “100% certain” that a solid business case exists for commercial and industrial (C&I) users of electricity in Britain, delegates at this month’s Solar & Storage Live heard.
NEC Energy Solutions has announced Dale Power Solutions as its first qualified UK partner for the manufacturer’s distributed storage solution.