Regen is calling on the government to double the capacity for Pot One technologies from 5GW to 10GW in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction.
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.
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.