Portsmouth City Council has installed two solar, battery storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging systems at housing depots in the city.
Misconceptions continue to deter solar adoption as 13.8% believe PV to be costlier than fossil fuels
New research from Project Solar UK has found that a massive education campaign is required to tackle climate change, with misconceptions around solar remaining.
An accredited course for installers on how to specify and fit battery storage is now on offer as part of a partnership between AceOn and GTEC.
Specialist international investment manager Amber Infrastructure Group has reached commercial close on the development of a 50MW/100MWh utility-scale battery energy storage project in west Lancashire.
Pivot Power is to develop 100MW/200MWh of battery storage split across two sites in partnership with Wärtsilä.
EDF Renewables UK is moving forward with its proposed development of a 49.9MW solar farm, with a public consultation now open.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) is on track to own more than 1.2GW of operational battery energy storage systems after securing a deal to acquire 425MW of projects from Gresham House Devco and expanding its exclusive pipeline by a further 427MW.
A total of 34 new solar generation sites and nine battery storage sites have secured connection contracts with UK Power Networks (UKPN) between January and May in Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
Battery storage firm Zenobe has announced it is to start construction on its 100MW/107MWh battery at Capenhurst, near Chester.
Pivot Power, Wärtsilä and Habitat Energy have today (23 June) activated what the trio claim to be the UK’s first grid-scale battery storage system directly connected to the transmission network.
The UK should grow its solar capacity to 210GW by 2050, unlocking a low cost transition to net zero, a new report has found.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is pursuing a 500MW pipeline of energy storage assets after achieving what it said were “solid” financial results.
Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has acquired a portfolio of 187MWh of late-stage development battery storage projects in the UK.
Anesco has been bought by a joint venture between private equity firm Ara Partners and technical and commercial services company Aksiom Services Group.
German PV manufacturer Solarwatt has today (9 June) unveiled a new battery storage product developed in collaboration with BMW.
Battery storage, electric vehicle (EV) charging and related smart tech are to be the focus of new training and apprenticeships launched by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in partnership with Solar Energy UK.
A 99.9MW energy storage project in development by RES has secured planning permission, with the asset set to be operational in late 2023.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has acquired an 80MW energy storage project from RES, having also entered into exclusivity with the renewable energy company for over 300MW of assets.
JLEN is to fund new battery storage and biogas investments with the proceeds of a new oversubscribed £56.9 million placement.
A 5MW/7.45MWh battery storage project near Milton Keynes – Thrive Renewables’ first – has this month entered into construction.
EleXsys Energy has completed a £3.65 million fundraise to support the global expansion of its solar and storage microgrid platform.
Foresight Solar Fund and JLEN have each acquired a 50% equity stake in Sandridge Battery Storage Limited, which holds the development rights to the 50MW lithium-ion Sandridge Battery Storage project.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has unveiled an 802MW pipeline, with 275MW of this currently funded and due to start construction shortly.
Following a successful first phase, Moixa’s partnership with Energia is to now offer solar and storage to a wider customer base.
A potential 80MW acquisition - plus Gore Street Energy Storage Fund's 1.3GW development pipeline - is to be funded by the net proceeds of the company's latest £135 million fundraise.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has completed the acquisition of the c.30MW Byers Brae project for a total value of £15.6 million, plus up to £0.35 million of deferred contingent consideration.
Norwegian utility Statkraft has completed the construction of its second large-scale battery storage project in the Republic of Ireland.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund’s two Northern Ireland batteries have been completed, taking its operational portfolio up to 210MW.
Energy supplier Bulb has joined the call to scrap VAT on green products, including solar panels, to help households go green.
Global cleantech firm Pacific Green has signed an exclusivity agreement to develop up to 1.1GW of battery energy storage systems (BESS) in the UK sourced by TUPA Energy.