Danish renewables giant Ørsted has confirmed there has been a fire at its 20MW Carnegie Road battery energy storage system (BESS) site in Liverpool.
Kiwi Power's head of optimisation Thomas Jennings explores the challenges - and opportunities - of council owned battery storage by taking a detailed look at the Fideoak Mill battery storage site in Taunton.
South Somerset District Council (SSDC) is to build a second Battery Energy Storage Site (BESS), announcing a 40MW facility that will be located near Fareham in Hampshire.
Voltalia has made its first venture into battery storage in the UK, completing the let of a 33MW facility near Bristol from Electric Land.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) has continued its acquisition spree, buying two new development rights for 50MW projects from Arenko.
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.
Britishvolt – which is aiming to build the UK’s first battery cell Gigafactory – has appointed Dr Allan Paterson as chief technical officer.
Battery storage company sonnen has partnered with Jumptech, with its Connect platform set to help streamline installation.
UK battery storage developer Aceleron has received a £2 million equity investment to help further expand its operations.
Gresham House has been exploring the possibility of introducing debt finance into the company for a “considerable period of time”, with the flexibility benefits pushing it towards a private offer.
EDF Renewables is set to develop a new 49.9MW solar farm next to the Sutton Bridge Power Station, in Lincolnshire.
Moixa is celebrating a new milestone, with it’s AI software GridShare now managing more than 20,000 batteries in Japan alone.
Anesco has appointed a new chief financial officer as it continues to shake up its top team.
The reuse of electric vehicle (EV) batteries in stationary storage systems offers great possibilities, but there is still a lack of confidence from investors in the ‘second life’ battery concept, the CEO of Connected Energy has said.
Connected Energy is to install the first of its new generation of second life energy storage systems as part of a Suffolk County Council project.
Shell Energy has launched a new Solar Storage tariff as part of its partnership with German battery manufacturer sonnen.
Ministers have passed secondary legislation to allow battery storage to bypass the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project process in Britain.
Exeter City Council has taken a step forward in developing its first solar-plus-storage farm, with work now underway at the site.
Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) and Harmony Energy have joined forces to commission their first utility-scale battery system in the UK.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has acquired 41MW of energy storage in a £20.1 million transaction.
Gore Street has acquired a further 131MW energy storage portfolio, including an operational portfolio of 81MW.
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.
Solar and other renewables have made some strong progress towards decarbonisation, but there is still more to be done.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has sealed the deal to acquire a 100% interest in a 50MW energy storage system in Scotland.
Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, analyses the current status of the UK and Ireland energy storage markets, detailing where there are similarities and differences in how the markets have developed, along with future opportunities.
The world’s largest liquid air storage site has taken a step forwards today, with the announcement of a £10 million grant from the UK government.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has called on the UK government to target 40GW of solar capacity by 2030.
Zenobe has signed an optimisation agreement with EDF for 59MW of battery storage.
Battery manufacturer Britishvolt has appointed a new chief strategy officer as it continues to work towards the UK’s first gigafactory.
Community Energy England (CEE) has launched its Community Energy 2030 Vision, targeting 5,270MW of community power on the energy system.