IET publishes long-awaited code of practice for energy storage

IET publishes long-awaited code of practice for energy storage

10 Aug 2017, 12:07

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has published its long-awaited Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems, filling what has been described as a vacuum of clear guidance for installers and their customers.

Editor's blog
Utility scale pipeline offers a diverse future for UK storage

Utility scale pipeline offers a diverse future for UK storage

10 Aug 2017, 09:33
• By Lauren Cook

As the future of UK storage regulation begins to take shape, the pipeline of utility scale projects has continue to grow and now stands at 3.5GW. Lauren Cook, analyst for Solar Media's in-house market research team, identifies the key trends that have emerged and what the future of UK grid scale storage looks like.

Feature

Community solar is getting its groove back

7 Aug 2017, 11:58 • By Amanda Lennon
Community solar is getting its groove back

Following a difficult two years at the hands of policy upheaval, confidence is returning to a community energy sector which has its eyes set very firmly on the future. Amanda Lennon examines just where that future might take community solar as the sector celebrates Community Energy Fortnight.

Robert Llewellyn talks solar, batteries, EVs and turning his village green

Robert Llewellyn talks solar, batteries, EVs and turning his village green

3 Aug 2017, 11:24

Robert Llewellyn returns to host this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards four years after first doing so, and he’s delighted to be back compering an evening celebrating the successes of an industry he relishes. Solar Power Portal caught up with our illustrious host to talk about his obsession for all things green.

Feature
Editor's blog

Gigawatts of subsidy-free solar farms being planned for UK market rebound

3 Aug 2017, 08:58 • By Finlay Colville
Gigawatts of subsidy-free solar farms being planned for UK market rebound

Solar Media's head of market research Finlay Colville delves back into the UK's vast network of planning portals to uncover the incredible scope of subsidy-free solar farms entering the planning phase, and discusses their build potential as UK solar enters its next phase.