UK energy trade bodies – including the Solar Trade Association and Regen – are calling on the Treasury to implement tax relief for clean energy technologies.
The UK has a “huge” 61GW pipeline of green electricity projects with 18GW deemed 'shovel-ready' according to new analysis from Regen.
The Electricity Storage Network (ESN) has set out a number of recommendations for the government, including reiterating its call for storage to form a part of the electricity licence framework.
The government is set to remove a significant barrier to utility-scale storage sites, proposing changes to planning regulations to allow projects over 50MW to proceed without government approval.
Battery storage facilities played a pivotal role in responding to a transmission system stress event that caused power cuts and disruption in the UK last week.
The government should provide sustained funding into solar innovation and set a clear vision for the role of flexibility in the energy system, according to a new report.
Merlin Hyman, chief executive of Regen, has been recognised on the Queen’s birthday honours list for his services to the industry.
Cornwall Council is on the hunt for a partner to support the development of an energy storage system intended to overcome grid constraints by making better use of a solar farm connected to a nearby airport.