Zenobē Energy has started construction of a 300MW/600MWh battery energy storage project in Blackhillock, Scotland, following a £235 million long-term debt facility secured from five banks.
Zenobē secures £235 million to develop two battery energy storage projects in Scotland. The agreement also includes a £400 million accordion facility that will be used to debt finance expansions as well as future projects.
Independent power producer Conrad Energy has secured planning permission for a 15MW battery energy storage system (BESS) in Somerset.
Renewable energy, minerals and property firm, The Banks Group, has submitted planning applications to Doncaster Metropolitan Borough Council for a “ground breaking” battery energy storage system (BESS) that is said to be able to store up to 2.8GWh of energy.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Amberside Energy have partnered to develop a 2GW portfolio consisting of solar and battery energy storage system (BESS) projects across the UK.
Close Brothers Leasing has signed an agreement with independent power producer (IPP), Conrad Energy, to provide £85 million in funding for eight battery energy storage sites (BESS) across the UK.
The UK added a record high 800MWh of new utility energy storage capacity last year, as the sector moves closer to GWh additions out to 2030 and beyond.
Smart energy infrastructure business SMS announced it now has a combined 90MW of battery energy storage systems (BESS) in operation in Ipswich and Barnsley.
The UK’s newly introduced Electricity Generator Levy has seen Octopus Renewables’ net asset value (NAV) on its renewable portfolio decrease by £10.6 million as of 31 December 2023.
TagEnergy has confirmed it has reached financial close on its fourth UK battery energy storage facility with a capacity of 49.9MW/100MWh in Fife, Scotland.
Energy storage company Gravitricity has appointed Gneiss Energy to support the development of a £40 million funding drive to spearhead the creation of three demonstrator projects for its technology in the next five years.
Centrica is set to repurpose a former gas-fired power plant in North Yorkshire to include a 28MW battery and the potential to develop off-grid hydrogen production and solar.
Consultations have begun for Springwell Solar Farm, a joint venture of EDF Renewables UK and solar developer Luminous Energy, situated between Lincoln and Sleaford in Lincolnshire.
The Wave, Bristol, the UK's first inshore surf installation, will benefit from two Invinity VS3 vanadium flow batteries provided by battery manufacturer Invinity Energy Systems.
Statkraft, one of Europe’s largest renewable power generators, has agreed a “forward trade” for a Statera Energy battery asset in what has been called an “industry first” by the companies.
TagEnergy and Harmony Energy have confirmed construction has started on a 49MW/98MWh standalone energy storage system (BESS) situated near Abernethy, Scotland, with financial support from Santander UK.
Exagen has confirmed that it has submitted plans for a 500MW/1GWh battery storage mega-project to Blaby District Council.
The 350MW Mallard Pass Solar Farm has now moved into the public consultation stage via pre-examinations after the Planning Inspectorate (PINS) accepted the project's Development Consent Order (DCO).
Development of a 49.9MW solar farm in Kingston on Soar has been approved by Rushcliffe Borough Council.
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Vantage RE has entered the project development space in the UK, with the acquisition of two solar schemes, both co-located with battery energy storage systems (BESS), from JBM Solar.
London-listed investment company, The Renewables Infrastructure Group Limited (TRIG), has secured a 100% equity interest in a Durham-based battery storage development project from RES, which when completed, will have a total capacity of 100MW/200MWh.
Pacific Green Technologies subsidiary, Pacific Green Battery Energy Parks 2 Limited, has acquired 100% of the shares for Sheaf Energy Park from energy originator, Tupa Energy (Holdings) Limited for £7.5 million.
Solar Energy Scotland has welcomed the Scottish Government’s inclusion of solar energy systems in the non-domestic rates regime, announced in the Scottish Budget 2023-24 last week (15 December).
Sustainable technology solutions provider, UPOWA, has been selected to install a 479kWp roof-integrated solar solution alongside 5kWh UPOWA Home Batteries for 233 homes at the mixed-tenure development, Wild Walk, in Telford.
Planning permission submitted by solar and battery developer Renewable Connections, for a 42MW solar and battery storage project in Montreathmont, Scotland, has received unanimous approval from Angus Council’s Development and Standards.
With the payback time of rooftop solar panels now just six year, households could benefit from 19 years of “essentially free” electricity during the remainder of their lifespan, according to the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU).
RWE has unveiled plans for an up to 600MW solar development on land in south Yorkshire and north Lincolnshire.
Econergy Renewable Energy has secured its first engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) agreement for its 50MW/102MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) for a UK project at Swangate, in Yorkshire, Northern England.
London Southend Airport has confirmed that 25% of the total energy consumed across its site between 2021 and 2022, came from on-site solar, including a 9,500-panel solar farm.