OVO Energy has launched a suite of “revolutionary” products under its proprietary digital intelligence platform, including what has been called the world’s first widely available domestic vehicle to grid (V2G) charger.
Ofgem is to consider Scottish Power’s proposal to create demand side response (DSR) technology classes intended to apply new de-rating factors to energy storage used as part of DSR bids into the Capacity Market in 2019.
BP has pledged to follow an energy transition strategy “resilient to a broad range” of scenarios, refusing to bow to pressure against its gas activity and holding up its acquisition of a stake in a solar developer as evidence of its low carbon activity.
Global utility majors continue to optimise for clean power sector as UK Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) battery project nears completion.
Eelpower has secured a £20 million investment from Gravis Capital Management to build out its pipeline of permitted energy storage sites and pursue new development opportunities.
BayWa r.e. has launched a new energy technologies division for the venture capital market, looking to fund the early development of startups working on new digital solutions, storage and e-mobility.
Scottish Power has come under scrutiny from the demand side response (DSR) sector after proposing to Ofgem that de-rating factors applied to large scale battery storage should be extended to those used to provide DSR in the Capacity Market.
Storage developers eyeing opportunities in Ireland’s DS3 programme will be able to bid for six-year contracts providing frequency response and reserve services in September when transmission system operator EirGrid will launch a new procurement process.
EDF has set its sights on becoming a European leader in energy storage after announcing plans to invest €8 billion (~£7 billion) in deploying 10GW of new projects by 2035.
Northern Powergrid (NPg) has called on the energy sector to collaborate to decide the future of network-scale energy storage after differences in the role of network owned and operated batteries emerged between differing distribution network operators (DNOs).
Centrica is preparing its behind the meter energy storage offering to businesses after signing a framework agreement with Powerstar, a partnership that has already seen Centrica order a combined 1MW of systems for its own head office.
Limejump is to take on the commercial responsibilities of what is thought to be the largest community battery in Europe currently being built at a new housing development in Nottingham.
Scottish Power has submitted a proposal to extend recently introduced battery de-rating factors in the Capacity Market to storage included in demand side response bids in what has been described as the latest attack on the battery market.
An electric vehicle charging hub in Dundee is to combine rapid chargers, solar canopies and onsite energy storage as part of the cities Go Ultra Low programme.
Flexitricity has successfully secured gas and electricity supply licences from Ofgem, giving the demand response aggregator the green light to enter the balancing mechanism.
Researchers at Imperial College London have warned against the use of renewable energy models that fail to take into account the reliability of supply.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and one of this year’s brand new categories is for International Storage Project of the Year.
RedT Energy has won a £750,000 grant from the UK government to further develop its flow machine technology in the latest push for long duration energy storage technologies.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and one category we expect to be highly sought after this year is Utility-scale Storage Project of the year.
Michael Phelan, chief executive at demand side response provider Endeco, looks at how technology innovation and, ultimately, consumer behaviour will drive the future shape of the energy market.
Nissan and its partners have completed the development of a new manufacturing process at its Sunderland plant to produce high density 40kWh battery cells for both electric vehicle and stationary energy storage systems.
Kiwi Power has unveiled its largest behind the meter battery to date with the completion of the 4MW / 4.8MWh Tesla battery at Cenin Renewables in south Wales.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open and, new for this year, is the entirely separate Commercial & Industrial Storage Project category.
Behind the meter (BTM) storage in the UK’s commercial and industrial (C&I) sector could offer a 10GW market for battery energy storage under the right regulation and business models incorporating increased energy arbitrage.
Case study: Blockchain technology is being put to the test in northern Europe, writes Jean-Baptiste Cornefert of sonnen.
Over 9,000MWh of battery energy storage could be deployed in Britain over the next five years as the sector enjoys a trend towards “explosive growth” driven largely by the country's clean energy transition, a market analyst has said.
Government must “take the brakes off” the progress of energy storage by implementing the right policy framework without delay, according to MPs from across the political spectrum.
Questions have been asked over the future of the Capacity Market mechanism after last week’s T-4 auction cleared at a record low price.
National Grid’s T-4 auction for the 2021/22 winter period has cleared at a record low price as battery storage projects seemingly struggled to compete.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to announce that entries for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 are now open.