Telecommunications giant Vodafone UK has signed a second corporate solar power purchase agreement (PPA) with Mytilineos and Centrica.
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.
Across Europe, the number of power purchase agreements (PPAs) increased by 4.5% in 2022, according the European PPA Market Outlook 2023 conducted by Pexapark.
The UK saw some of the biggest increases in solar power purchase agreement (PPA) prices in Europe in Q4 2022, jumping 30%.
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.
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.
SSE Energy Solutions has confirmed the acquisition of three solar sites in Nottinghamshire from PV developer Gridmove.
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.
Over the last three years there’s been a 315% increase in the demand for solar installers, according to new data from hiring platform Indeed.
Affinity Water has announced that it plans to construct up to 28 more solar arrays sites in Phase Two of its solar energy efficiency programme.
A Scottish Water treatment works at Skellyton, Larkhall, is partially self-generating its energy needs via an array of 560 solar PV panels.
Closed end investment company Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust has increased its target dividend for the second year in a row.
Electrical contracting specialist Dynamic Energy Solutions has announced a new strategic partnership with engineering company 2DegreesKelvin, to expand its services to the solar sector.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has released the Chris Skidmore MP independent review into the UK’s net zero prospects which calls for a “rooftop revolution” to unlock 70GW of solar generation by 2035.
Scottish energy storage developer ILI Group has confirmed a sales tender for a 300MW battery energy storage (BESS) portfolio.
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).
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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.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a consultation into key changes to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme.
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 wholesale Midsummer is trading at a level that is three times its sales volumes from a year ago, as demand for solar continues to be strong.