More than 100GW of additional wind and solar capacity, alongside 30GW of short duration energy storage, is needed in the UK if the country is to meet its net zero obligations.
Exports of battery storage and solar PV have seen “exponential” growth as weather independent generation falls to less than 40%, according to data from ElectraLink and the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
According to new analysis by Carbon Brief, in Q3 this year the UK’s windfarms, solar panels, biomass and hydro plants generated 29.5 terawatt hours (TWh) of power, while coal, gas and oil generated just 29.1TWh.
A local energy market (LEM) in Brixton is to provide UK Power Networks (UKPN) with flexibility services through residential solar and storage.
Liam Stoker reflects on yesterday’s news that EDF is now more likely to be late and cost up to £2.9 billion more than previously thought, and draws parallels with another hugely costly project that’s now months late in the delivery.
National Grid is improving its solar forecasting by mapping out ‘invisible’ solar panels with the use of generation data from the University of Sheffield.
The European Commission has approved the transaction between RWE and E.On, paving the way for the former to become one of Europe’s mainstays in renewable power generation.
Global renewables capacity must increase eight-fold and more than US$1.5 trillion invested into grids worldwide to help reverse the climate emergency, research body DNV GL has said.
Figures released by Northern Ireland’s Department for the Economy (DfE) have revealed record-breaking levels of renewable electricity generation between July 2018 and June 2019.