Clean energy overtakes fossil fuel power in Q3
Electricity produced from wind, solar, biomass or hydro power exceeded electricity generated from fossil fuel sources in the third quarter of 2019, according to an analysis of government and industry data by climate change website Carbon Brief.
UK’s first unsubsidised industrial solar project unveiled
Construction of the UK's first unsubsidised industrial solar park will start this summer.
Smarter Grid Solutions working with US utility
UK company Smarter Grid Solutions is involved in a US project to test technologies that will monitor, measure and regulate the transfer of electricity from large-scale solar projects into the Orange & Rockland (O&R) system.
Anesco unveils plans to quadruple battery storage
Anesco's energy storage portfolio will exceed 380MW by 2020 with the company revealing plans to quadruple the size of its operational battery portfolio over the next three years.
Technology & Operations
BSR agrees solar deal with Mongoose Energy
BSR has agreed a deal with Mongoose Energy to manage a 50MW portfolio of 14 solar parks.
BSR agrees five-year solar deal with Shell
British Solar Renewables (BSR) has signed a five-year power purchase agreement with Shell Energy Europe for the largest solar park in England.
Small-scale solar capacity nears 5GW
Small-scale solar capacity reached nearly 5GW in July, according to the latest monthly statistics from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
University launches free solar forecasting tool
The University of Sheffield has launched a free forecasting tool to give network operators, generators and traders greater visibility over the impact of solar on the power grid.
Smarter Grid Solutions launches distributed energy arm
Smarter Grid Solutions is seeking new commercial opportunities for its active network management software in the distributed energy resources market.
Policy & Regulation
Rise of small-scale energy growing concern for networks
Network bosses are becoming increasingly concerned over the rapid rise of small-scale energy, according to an annual survey by consultancy firm Accenture.
Solar-linked battery storage trial begins in Somerset
An innovative solar-linked battery storage project developed by Western Power Distribution (WPD) is now up and running in Somerset.