SolarEdge, the manufacturer of inverters for use in solar PV and storage installs, has unveiled a new virtual power plant solution which it says can greatly increase the value of domestic batteries.
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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.
Norwegian oil and gas company Statoil’s Batwind project in Scotland, combining wind turbines with energy storage, will have a battery system installed by system integrator Younicos.
National Grid has issued a warning to battery storage developers that it would expect them not to rely solely on grid balancing markets for revenue.
Chris Pritchett, contract lawyer and partner heading up the energy and environment practice at Foot Anstey, recently served as moderator for the “Developers and financiers debate” at the Energy Storage Conference at the Solar & Storage Live 2017 show in Birmingham. In attendance were fund managers and project developers and a robust discussion followed and afterwards, Chris caught up with Andy Colthorpe for an in-depth interview on camera.
Car manufacturer Renault has created a new energy subsidiary which will create smart charging networks, explore vehicle-to-grid (V2G) solutions and utilise second-life EV batteries for stationary energy storage projects.
Energy storage could be considered the “great hope” for the renewable energy industry in Britain, according to the head of policy at the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
Green Hedge, a UK renewable energy developer that has diversified into battery energy storage systems, has had an application for a 40MW project approved by local authorities in Derbyshire.
David Hunt of Hyperion Executive Search spoke to Clean Energy News at the launch of Clean Energy Live. The show takes place for the first time ever in October and incorporates the existing annual Solar Energy UK (SEUK) exhibition and conference, now in its seventh year.
All the news, views and updates from today's Energy Storage Summit at Twickenham Stadium, London.
This week, at the Energy Storage Summit in London on Thursday, Solar Media brings together a broad range of stakeholders as the country goes through some defining moments in infrastructure and energy policy. Here are some interesting recent developments in the space – and who you might expect to meet if you make it to Twickenham Stadium.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and a Saudi Arabian prince are among the names signed up to support the Breakthrough Energy Coalition, an initiative launched as COP21 climate talks begin today in Paris.