The Energy and Climate Change select committee (ECC) has used its final report to add to growing pressure on government to address the regulatory barriers holding back greater deployment of storage technologies.
With over 30 companies exhibiting battery products or espousing the technology to the thousands of visitors in attendance, storage was always going to play a major role at last week’s SEUK | Clean Energy Live exhibition. David Pratt summarises the view from the show floor with regards the UK’s burgeoning storage market.
Despite regulatory ambiguities, the general consensus from industry stakeholders at this year’s Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live exhibition is that Africa’s solar sector is ripe for UK entrants, posing a significant opportunity that should not be missed.
Former shadow energy minister Clive Lewis has returned to the energy policy landscape after being appointed shadow secretary for business, energy and industrial strategy (BEIS) following Jeremy Corbyn’s reshuffle over the weekend.
The renewable energy industry needs to unite to pressure government to provide clarity over the future of UK policy following the Brexit vote, according to REA chief executive Nina Skorupska CBE who delivered a keynote speech on the second day of Clean Energy Live.
The minister for energy and intellectual property delivered one of her first speeches to industry at Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live 2016 on Wednesday 5 October after being appointed just a few months ago.
Operations and maintenance providers in the UK market will be under increasing pressure to increase the size of their portfolios in the near future as competition increases and larger players look to consolidate their positions.
Low tariffs and the increasing dominance of Indian corporates have made entry into the India solar market increasingly tricky over the last year, but a market correction could open up new opportunities.
All of the winners from last night's Solar Power Portal and Clean Energy Awards 2016
All the latest coverage from the third and final day of this year's Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live exhibition at the NEC Birmingham.
SunGift Solar was a big winner at last night’s Solar Power Portal and Clean Energy Awards, sponsored by Trina Solar, clinching the highly sought-after Contractor of the Year award.
Solarwatt has continued its push into the UK market by appointing Wind & Sun as its distribution partner.
Solar installers across all deployment bands are beginning to settle on new strategies as they look to continue to do business in spite of tough market conditions.
All the latest coverage from the second day of this year's Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live exhibition at the NEC Birmingham.
PV Kits Direct has launched a turnkey project delivery service after securing a deal with a leading international investment bank, which will provide structured finance and support to the wholesaler.
A record number of visitors were expected to visit Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live 2016 as the industry exhibition opens its doors on Tuesday.
All the latest news, insight and opinion from the opening day of SEUK|CEL 2016 at Birmingham's NEC.
CCL Components has developed its first product in time for Clean Energy Live, which will see the distributor launch the Powerplus portable hybrid power system for the off-grid energy market.
Greg Clark has delivered his first speech to the Conservative Party conference as secretary of state for the department of business, energy and industrial strategy (BEIS), but has drawn criticism for his failure to outline specific energy or climate change related policy.
Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live 2016 will open its doors at 9am tomorrow morning and at this very moment, the final touches are being made to the show floor.
Solar installations used by companies to export power to the grid are to be spared from rising costs after the Solar Trade Association (STA) successfully signed a provisional agreement meaning these systems will in fact see a decrease in business rates.
Scottish Water has pledged to spend £9 million over the next three years on a number of solar projects in the single biggest investment in the technology by the utility.
BYD has officially launched its “B-BOX” in the UK – an energy storage system for household and commercial applications featuring the same battery technology used in buses running throughout central London
Electricity storage and energy efficiency product manufacturer, Powervault, has collaborated with Solar Power Portal to conduct a survey of the electricity storage market in the UK.
JA Solar said it had withdrawn from the European Union’s Minimum Import Price (MIP) agreement, becoming the latest module manufacturer to do so.
Solarwatt has continued its push into the UK market by appointing Wind & Sun as its distribution partner, which will offer Solarwatt’s advanced renewable-energy generation and management systems to installers across the country.
Investment specialist Downing has launched its latest crowd bond seeking to raise £2.7 million for the refinancing of a residential solar portfolio in Colchester.
BayWa r.e. Solar Systems is to host a series of exclusive workshops for installers alongside module suppliers Trina Solar and LG Solar at this year’s Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live, which gets underway next week at Birmingham’s NEC.
The Solar Trade Association has set out its key policy asks for the government regarding the growing energy storage market, with calls to resolve regulatory barriers and protect consumers with minimum standards leading the field.