South Somerset District Council (SSDC) is to build a second Battery Energy Storage Site (BESS), announcing a 40MW facility that will be located near Fareham in Hampshire.
Despite challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Foresight Solar Fund has seen its UK portfolio perform 15.9% above base case.
Voltalia has made its first venture into battery storage in the UK, completing the let of a 33MW facility near Bristol from Electric Land.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) has continued its acquisition spree, buying two new development rights for 50MW projects from Arenko.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) has seen its Net Asset Value (NAV) per share fall 2.6p as a result of COVID-19 over the first half of 2020.
The UK’s first DC-coupled battery energy storage system is under development in a collaboration between GE Renewable Energy and Wykes.
The joint venture between the Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso Energy has taken a step forward as it looks to develop 49.9MW in Gloucestershire.
New statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show another significant drop in the expected costs of solar out to 2040, with figures for the expected costs of storage technologies also released.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has completed the acquisition of a 64.2MWp UK solar portfolio.
Britishvolt – which is aiming to build the UK’s first battery cell Gigafactory – has appointed Dr Allan Paterson as chief technical officer.
The value of residential solar has been touted after new research revealed that the technology can boost the value of houses by over £30,000.
Warrington Borough Council is launching a green investment scheme, which will allow local residents to help fund a new solar farm.
Foresight has completed its acquisition of fellow investment company Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP).
The Isle of Man is exploring the possibility of opening up a tender for 20MW of onshore renewable energy as part of its plans for 75% renewables by 2030.
Solar generation across Europe jumped 15% in the first six months of the year, reaching 68TWh largely due to bigger solar farms coming online.
Winchester Sport and Leisure Park is now one of the greenest buildings in the south of England, as its solar panels are installed.