Limejump has added Britain’s largest battery storage system to its aggregation assets after winning a contract from UK Power Networks (UKPN) to take on the commercial operations of the Leighton Buzzard battery.
UK-based integrated storage provider Connected Energy has partnered with car manufacturer Renault on a new EV charging project which the duo said fully embraced the circular economy.
There are now just two weeks left to nominate your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
Italian energy company Enel has agreed terms to buy Element Power’s 12.5MWh battery storage project, which secured one of the most remunerated contracts in last year’s Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) tender by National Grid.
Distribution network operator and energy firm Scottish and Southern Electricity (SSE) has revealed how it is preparing for a new, more flexible energy system in the UK.
The Green Party has pledged to create an “energy system fit for the 21st century” in its energy and the environment manifesto.
The management team behind Manchester City Football Club’s campus will focus on new energy solutions over the remaining development of the 600 acre Etihad campus according to the club’s director of estate development.
The Labour Party’s leaked election manifesto pledges a complete overhaul of the UK energy market, centred around ambitious renewables targets and nationalisation.
A number of demonstrator projects of smart grid and storage technologies have been awarded funding under Scotland’s Low Carbon Infrastructure Transition Programme (LCITP).
Renewables utility Good Energy has launched a corporate bond offer as it looks to plough investment into a diversification strategy focusing on battery storage and EV charging networks.
Octopus Energy has launched what it calls the UK’s first ‘transparent’ tariff which provides customers with a daily update of wholesale gas and electricity prices, adjusting the price they pay accordingly.
European energy major Eneco has acquired a minority stake in Germany’s Next Kraftwerke, which operates one of Europe’s largest virtual power plants.
A new digital energy company is seeking to undercut traditional ‘Big 6’ companies with a renewable supply offer delivered “at cost” offering both carbon and financial savings to customers.
Manchester City Football Club (MCFC) could receive C&I-scale battery storage applications at its stadium and ‘campus’ development as part of its ongoing relationship with power management firm Eaton.
Nearly two-thirds of UK businesses are significantly concerned by energy utilities’ approach to data security and would switch if they fell victim to a cyber attack, PricewaterhouseCoopers research has found.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) is to trial an 180kWh energy storage machine from redT energy which will aim to time shift on-site solar generation while providing backup in the event of a mains outage.
E.ON has formed a partnership with online giant Google to help it conquer the European solar market.
EnergyUK has said the country’s next government must embrace the “changing” energy market and extend support for low carbon generation.
London’s largest electric vehicle charging network Source London will only use renewably-sourced electricity in the future.
Europe’s built environment must improve its efficiency and emissions performance or climate targets established within the Paris Agreement will not be met, a coalition of 300 businesses has warned.
Last Friday saw Great Britain’s energy demand be met without the need for coal generation for a full day for the first since since the industrial revolution.
Almost £250 million is to be spent by the UK government on the development of batteries for electric vehicles over the next four years should the Conservatives be returned to Parliament in June.
Energy technology provider Utiligroup has been bought up by US investment firm Accel-KKR as the company seeks to enter the competitive European market and make its presence felt in the UK.
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.
National Grid has outlined how it is working to tackle the “significant and rapid change” brought about by the clean energy transition.
Six of the UK’s leading renewable energy trade associations have called on energy secretary Greg Clark to embrace low carbon sectors in the UK’s industrial strategy or miss the chance to take a strategic lead.
The government has awarded over £78 million of funding to projects related to the development of low carbon vehicles in a further push to grow the UK industry as part of its industrial strategy.
Stephen Cirell looks at recent developments in the US market and suggests how the public sector could provide the kind of surge the electric vehicle market is waiting for.
Independent utility Tonik Energy is to partner with battery storage manufacturer Powervault to trial a new ‘storage tariff’ in the UK market.
A majority of commercial and industrial (C&I) firms in the UK would trust their energy suppliers with the installation of smart and distributed energy systems rather than installers, a new survey has found.