Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will visit the UK on 18 April when he will welcome the European country to the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as its newest member.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to announce that entries for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 are now open.
Earlier this month Solarcentury chief Frans van den Heuvel became the fifth recipient of the Solar Power Portal Awards’ outstanding achievement accolade. We caught up with Frans to discuss his five years at the helm of one of the UK solar industry’s stalwarts and what the future might hold for the firm.
With the UK’s Renewables Obligation (RO) now closed for large solar projects, energy storage takes the position of the most active sector in the UK energy market. As with any new technology, we have seen a lot of build up over the past few years, with much speculation about when the utility-scale market will take off, and how big it will be.
Flow battery provider redT will deliver a 1.08MWh energy storage project to support the distributed energy system in Cornwall and potentially take part in Centrica’s developing virtual energy marketplace.
The government has set out its plans for the future of UK electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the UK, including requirements for smart technologies to allow chargepoints to help balance the grid.
While Brexit looms, bringing uncertainty into the country’s economy and international relationships, the role energy storage will play in a decentralised, low(er) carbon and more flexible energy system at least seems a little more assured than it did before.
Inside Clean Energy volume three is available to download for free from today.
A consented solar farm risks not being built because of a last-minute planning application for a 20-metre mast to provide an internet connection to the site.
The University of Cambridge Judge Business School is looking to repeat last year’s successful renewable energy request for proposals with another request this year.
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.
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.
The UK’s Brexit referendum has provided an opportunity for the UK to look outwards and become a pioneer for an energy storage revolution, according to MP Peter Aldous, who also chairs the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Energy Storage.
Tesla’s claim of having “The World’s Fastest Charging Station” has been upheld by the UK’s advertising watchdog following a challenge by Ecotricity, which argued its claims could not be substantiated.
Battery manufacturers Sonnen and Leclanché are in early talks to help deliver an “unprecedented” scheme with North Star Solar which will see its batteries rolled out as part of a potentially huge project.
A huge solar plus storage project is set for the town of Stanley in County Durham, where up to 22,000 homes will have a combination of PV panels, battery storage units and LED lighting installed at no cost to residents.