Articles tagged with: Finance

BESS secures ‘landmark’ investment from Santander

BESS secures ‘landmark’ investment from Santander

16 Jan 2018, 09:16

Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS), an independent system solutions and flexibility services provider, has taken in more than £28 million million in outside investment since November, with plans to target 100MW of UK projects.

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Explosive growth in UK energy storage pipeline revealed by Capacity Market register

20 Dec 2017, 16:55 • By Lauren Cook
Explosive growth in UK energy storage pipeline revealed by Capacity Market register

With the release of the most recent Capacity Market pre-qualification register, the UK’S utility-scale battery storage pipeline has now reached nearly 8GW. Solar Media market research analyst Lauren Cook takes a deep dive into the projects that made it through pre-qualification, and what these results mean for the projects likely to get built in 2018.

Solar stories of the year 2017: July – September

Solar stories of the year 2017: July – September

20 Dec 2017, 11:36

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the third of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at July, August and September.

Solar stories of the year 2017: April – June

Solar stories of the year 2017: April – June

19 Dec 2017, 08:00

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the second of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at April, May and June.

Solar stories of the year 2017: January – March

Solar stories of the year 2017: January – March

18 Dec 2017, 12:20

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the first of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at January, February and March.

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Bricks and mortar and solar: The PV opportunity in housebuilding

12 Dec 2017, 08:13 • By Stuart Elmes
Bricks and mortar and solar: The PV opportunity in housebuilding

Stuart Elmes, whose company Viridian Solar secured an exclusive supply deal with housebuilder Persimmon Homes earlier this month, discusses the opportunity for solar PV in the new-build housing market.

Budget 2017: What UK solar needs to know

Budget 2017: What UK solar needs to know

23 Nov 2017, 10:04

Yesterday afternoon chancellor Philip Hammond took to the despatch box to deliver the Autumn Budget. Amidst headline promises of stamp duty relief and fresh funding for driverless, electric vehicles, there were no major pledges relating to the energy market.