MAN Energy Solutions is set to provide the turbomachinery for Highview Power’s 50MW/250MW liquid air energy storage (LAES) project in Greater Manchester.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Tom Hoines, MD of Younity, about the challenges for community energy organisations in finding projects in a "very competitive market" and the need to encourage more involvement in community energy.
Energy storage company Gravitricity is to add hydrogen and heat storage to its underground gravity energy system.
The next Contracts for Difference auction will open to applications in December 2021.
Zenobe Energy has unveiled a 100MW project in Capenhurst, Chester, which it says is set to be Europe's largest grid-connected battery.
Alternative asset manager Gresham House has appointed James Lindsay as head of institutional business.
Two men have been arrested as part of an investigation into the theft of more than £450,000 worth of solar panels.
Gravitricity has celebrated a new milestone, as the 15-metre high lattice tower for its storage demonstrator project is installed ahead of testing beginning next month.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund has posted strong results for the six months ending 31 December 2020, with net asset value (NAV) growing to £476.7 million.
VivoPower has been announced as the official battery technology partner for football club Tottenham Hotspur.
Smart energy infrastructure company SMS has begun construction on its first battery energy storage project in the UK.
Solar Power Portal caught up with InterGen’s CEO Jim Lightfoot to talk about its huge new battery storage site, the company’s decision to enter the storage market and whether this will be the first of many.
With the first full month of Brexit over, Solar Power Portal took a look at how the UK's exit from the EU has impacted the solar sector, in particular the wholesale market.
Battery storage and EV charging firm Alfen has been selected by Centrica Business Solutions to provide battery energy storage solutions.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has acquired a further 45MW of projects, bringing its operational portfolio to 395MW.
Energy storage company Eelpower has signed a joint venture (JV) with SUSI Partners (SUSI) as its funding round comes to an end.
Energy storage was recognised in the 2021 New Year’s Honours list, with Swanbarton’s director Anthony Price awarded an OBE.
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.