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.