InterGen has gained planning consent for the UK’s largest battery storage project, which will be built at DP Word London Gateway on the Thames Estuary in Essex.
Battery storage legislation officially changes allowing assets over 50MW to bypass national planning
Planning law in the UK allowing energy storage projects over 50MW has officially changed, allowing much bigger projects to come online without going through the national planning process.
Solar proved a winning technology for the UK’s first ever Citizens' Assembly on climate change, with 81% supporting it.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) has seen its Net Asset Value (NAV) per share fall 2.6p as a result of COVID-19 over the first half of 2020.
Ritchie Bland Energy Limited and Harmony Energy have set their sights on a new 49.5MW solar site in Richmondshire, North Yorkshire.
The Riding Sunbeams project has won a further £2.5 million of funding to develop solar power for railways.
Battery storage company sonnen has partnered with Jumptech, with its Connect platform set to help streamline installation.
Despite concern about the impact of COVID-19 on investment in the solar sector, low technology prices have helped ensure the sector is optimistic.
Octopus Renewables has acquired a 9.1MW portfolio of operational residential UK rooftop solar assets.
Ministers have passed secondary legislation to allow battery storage to bypass the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project process in Britain.
Operations and maintenance (O&M) company Alectris has announced that it is to open its first UK office.
Foresight has acquired fellow investment company Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP), in a move that broadens the group's infrastructure platform.
London Stock Exchange-listed energy storage fund Gore Street has outlined how it sees Japan as a “very interesting market” following its investment from JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has released its full year results, revealing its ordinary shareholders’ net asset value (NAV) has fallen to £579 million.
Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso Energy have signed a joint venture, targeting 1GW of subsidy-free solar capacity across England and Wales.
In Q1 of 2020, renewable energy generated more electricity than fossil fuels, smashing a number of records along the way.
As utility-scale solar projects continue to get bigger and bigger, digitialisation will be key to ensure their full potential can be reached writes Alectris' Constantinos Peonides.
Solar irradiation in the south of England in May was as much as 50% higher than normal, according to new research by Solargis.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has called on the UK government to target 40GW of solar capacity by 2030.
Community Energy England (CEE) has launched its Community Energy 2030 Vision, targeting 5,270MW of community power on the energy system.
Data specialist Energeo has identified 40,000 sites that would be suitable for solar development in the London borough of Lambeth.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner at Bluefield Partners, investment adviser to Bluefield Solar Income Fund, about operating during the pandemic, the strength of solar and low power prices.
As many as 91% of solar arrays are underperforming in the UK, according to a recent survey by independent power and energy consultant Roadnight Taylor.
Cleve Hill Solar Park, set to be the largest in the UK, has been granted development consent by the energy secretary.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Emma Bridge, CEO of Community Energy England, to talk about how COVID-19 has impacted the sector, how groups have rallied to protect those in their communities and what we can expect as the UK looks towards lifting lockdown.
Despite proving more resilient than fossil fuels, investment in renewables looks set to be heavily hit by COVID-19 as investment in the energy sector plunges to lowest level in history.
Joju Solar is “very confident” it will make it through the lockdown period despite furloughing staff as it takes a cautious approach to opening up.
The latest monthly release of the UK Battery Storage Project report reveals over 1.3GW of battery storage projects at the ‘ready-to-build’ stage.
Installers across the UK are shutting up shop in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) as uncertainty remains over key worker classification.
Octopus Energy for Business (OEB) has launched three new tariffs for companies that have their own solar power.