Long-duration storage heavyweight RheEnergise drops in for Plymouth pilot

RheEnergise, UK pioneers of long-duration power storage using its patented super-dense fluid, is building its first proof-of-concept plant at a mine at Cornwood, near...

Harmony Energy receives £10m credit facility from Triodos Bank UK

Battery storage developer Harmony Energy has received credit facility of up to £10m from sustainable bank, Triodos, to support the development of new projects...

Ministry consults on ‘energy smart’ devices to cut consumers’ bills

Energy ministry D-ESNZ today launches a view-seeking exercise, aimed at boosting users’ confidence in adopting smart devices for workplaces and homes.  Embedding power flexibility...

Watt -erloo sunset: ambitious electricity project to speed decarbonisation of River Thames

Power storage’s expanding acronym soup of competing technologies received another ingredient this morning.  On Britain's rivers, V2G may soon include “vessel-to-grid”, as an alternative...

Hadrian’s wally: B6 boundary implicated in <£1 Bn curtailment waste, says battery firm

Faster deployment of grid-scale proven battery technology could spare Britain’s power consumers over £730 million in curtailment fees wasted annually in temporarily disconnecting Scotland’s...

Flex partners bring EV charging into grid’s STOR reserve for first time

Power storage aggregators Flexitricity say they've teamed up with a leading EV charging operator to bring vehicle-to-grid (V2G) flexibility into the National Grid’s reserve...

Conrad Energy closes UK’s first standalone greenfield financing of two Pathfinder synchronous condenser projects...

Conrad Energy is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed the greenfield financing of its two Pathfinder synchronous condenser projects located in the...

NG-DSO reveals 2-year action plan, offers more revenue stacking for flex

National Grid’s distribution division today launches its two-year action plan for its Distribution System Operator (DSO). Expanded provision for revenue stacking by flex providers...

ENW, Piclo & Electron team up to maximise flex market access

Distribution grid operator Electricity North West is partnering with flex innovators Piclo & trading software firm Electron to help flexibility service providers (FSPs) maximise...

Octopus leads V2G charge, plugs clients’ EVs into Balancing Mechanism

Octopus Energy has deepened its vehicle-to-grid experience, integrating electric cars owned by its customers into the National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism. The BM uses flexible assets...

Tag’s & Harmony’s 49MW battery goes live near Perth

Clean energy firm TagEnergy and renewable infrastructure developer Harmony Energy’s Jamesfield battery energy storage system (BESS) has gone live today, following completion and commissioning. The...

GridBeyond’s latest white paper looks at risk and return for battery storage

Battery storage investors are witnessing a shifting landscape in the sector, navigating the complexities of tolls, floors, and merchant models. As the energy storage...

‘Get on with it’, Lords committee orders Coutinho on long-term storage

The government lacks a viable plan to implementing vital utility-scale batteries accommodating more despatchable renewable power into Britain’s grid, an influential House of Lords...

UK Power Networks’ DSO launches Britain’s first distribution day-ahead Flex service

UK Power Networks’ Distribution System Operator (DSO) is to become the first network to offer a day-ahead flexibility product at distribution level. The move comes...

Coutinho: New unabated gas ‘needed beyond 2030’; REMA needs local pricing

Energy secretary Clare Coutinho today pledged to build new CCGT power stations as replacements for ageing gas generators. The new plant, Coutinho accepts, is...

Ocean energy trial basks in success, seeks new markets’ response

A pioneering experiment linking ocean wave power and subsea batteries to run crucial marine equipment is celebrating success after 12 months of tests off...

GridBeyond secures 264MW  in T-4 Capacity Market auction at a record high of £65/kW

GridBeyond secures 264MW  in T-4 Capacity Market auction at a record high of £65/kW The provisional results of the T-4 2027-28 Capacity Market auction were...

Zenobē buys 300 MW/600 MWh battery from Wärtsilä

Technology group Wärtsilä will supply a 300MW / 600MWh battery system under an Engineered Equipment Delivery (EEQ) contract to Zenobē, the EV fleet and...

Penso allies to enter Italian storage market

Utility-scale storage developer Penso Power is venturing for the first time into Italy’s power market. The company already has operations in Britain and Australia. Now...

Storage investment: TRIG pick Fig Power for £20 million, as LCIF drop in for...

Investment firm the Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has committed to buy Bristol-based battery projects developer Fig Power for a total of £20 million. The acquiree...