The government has heard industry concerns over the future of the export tariff "loud and clear", but did admit there is “no new news” on inclusion of solar into the Contracts for Difference auctions or the future of small scale renewables.
HSBC UK Pensions Scheme is to invest £250 million in UK solar and wind farms under a new agreement with renewables investor Greencoat Capital.
Retail giant Amazon is to install 20MW of rooftop solar across its UK fulfillment centres within the next 18 months alongside battery storage aimed at delivering local and national flexibility services.
The UK’s solar and storage industries are being urged to throw their full weight behind a new campaign against government plans to end the export tariff.
Centrica has completed the deployment of almost 100MW of energy storage capacity across two projects in the UK that are able to respond to peaks in demand within two minutes.
SunGift Energy has installed a 140.5kW solar rooftop array on behalf of the University of Exeter, a project completed without the need for subsidy.
EDF Energy has partnered with Nissan to launch a new energy storage proposition using second life batteries with the utility’s proprietary demand side response (DSR) platform in the latest high profile collaboration in the UK energy sector.
National Grid has confirmed that the expansion of Balancing Use of System (BSUoS) charges to include embedded generation is being considered by Ofgem, after Engie attempted to fast track the decision via a system operator workgroup.
Moixa has launched its latest residential energy storage unit, utilising 4.8kWh of storage capacity to offer homeowners greater benefits from time of use tariffs and arbitrage models.
The rise of grid trading and off-peak tariffs, rather than the closure of the Feed-in tariff and potentially the export tariff, will see the domestic storage market experience “huge growth” over 2019 according to SolaX’s European product manager ahead of next week’s Solar & Storage Live.
There must be rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented change in global energy systems if the impact of climate change is to be limited to 1.5C, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has warned.
Solar & Storage Live 2018 opens its doors in a week’s time, with around 4,000 pre-registered visitors expected to flock to Birmingham’s NEC. Here’s why this year’s event is not to be missed.
Gresham House, formerly Hazel Capital, is to float an energy storage fund on the London Stock Exchange next month, with an aim to raise £200 million to fund 262MW of energy storage projects over the next year.
UK solar distributor Midsummer Energy says its sales figures have doubled in the last year on the back of negotiating key supply partnerships.
International battery brand Duracell is set to launch a home energy storage system in partnership with a UK energy supply and services company, which claims it will enable big increases in the revenues available to owners of the devices.
Foresight Solar Fund has issued almost 54 million ordinary shares in an effort to raise £34 million to transfer ownership of 11 solar farms from other funds managed by the Foresight Group.