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.
Reductions in costs of solar technology, as well as co-location with increasingly cheaper storage, is set to boost solar growth in the later part of the next decade, said National Grid ESO.
The Conservative Environmental Network (CEN) has released its manifesto, outlining ideas for how the Conservative Party could tackle the climate emergency, including the removal of barriers to solar and storage.
Shell-owned energy storage firm sonnen has appointed Gavin Stokes as its new UK & Ireland country director, tasking him with growing the firm’s residential storage footprint.
Anesco has completed its largest utility-scale battery storage site to date, a 20MW/20MWh project near Manchester.
Concerns over the future of energy storage firm redT remain after it admitted that, without additional investment, the vanadium flow machine manufacturer could be forced to cease trading by the end of November.
Legislation to increase the rate of VAT attached to solar panels and home batteries to 20% move forward yesterday following a legislation committee hearing that included accusations of government errors and “bombast and windbaggery”.
Social Energy is closing in on raising up to £50 million in new finance, after more than 20 companies expressed an interest in helping support the energy tech firm’s expansion.
As much as 500MW of additional large-scale battery storage capacity could be built in the UK in 2019, increasing its capacity by more than 70% to 1.2GW. Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, reports.
Merlin Hyman, chief executive of Regen, has been recognised on the Queen’s birthday honours list for his services to the industry.
Regulation and policy decisions are the biggest barriers to UK energy storage and are in need of significant changes, says industry experts.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, one of the country’s maiden listed energy storage investors, has entered into agreements to acquire a 160MW portfolio of battery storage projects in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
Independent energy supplier Tonik Energy has laid claim to an industry first by kickstarting the installation of 250 Tesla Powerwalls in UK homes.
Centrica has today unveiled a new electric vehicle offering, with solar and battery storage set to play a central role.
Anesco has targeted the UK’s domestic solar-plus-storage market with a new ‘at Home’ offering comprising a raft of clean energy technologies.
Solar and storage distributor Midsummer Energy has opened a new subsidiary in Dublin to take aim at the Irish market.