Sizewell C decision still on hold, this time until July

Energy ministers at D-BEIS have for a second time delayed taking a final decision on the development consent order (DCO) for the Sizewell C...

Divert 18% of this decade’s energy capex to storage, Cornwall Insight urges D-BEIS

Anticipating flex needs and keeping Britain’s fast-changing grids steady and balanced will come at a cost of £20 billion spent between 2025 and 2030...

Diesel out, batteries in: Pulse Clean Energy and Canadian Solar plug in for 100 MWh

Pulse Clean Energy has signed a partnership with power innovator and PV kit-maker Canadian Solar to convert four UK-resident diesel generators into 100MWh of...

Ofgem sets up independent group to advise on Capacity Market

Regulator Ofgem has announced the setting up of an independent advisory group on Britain’s Capacity Market. The CM is the marketplace which establishes values payable...

PPA quotes online? Limejump jumps to it

Shell-owned clean generation integrator Limejump today introduces what it claims as Britain’s first online service enabling small generators to get the best PPA prices...

Strike a light! Huge Hams Hall h-“amp hotel” approved; up to 1,750 MWh scoped

Grid-scale storage specialists Penso Power and partners Luminous Energy have received a planners’ green light to install a 350MW battery close to the southern...

When are intensive energy users not intensive energy users? When Whitehall decides they’re not

Leaders of Britain’s big industrial consumers of power and gas today gave two cheers to the government’s moves to protect them from rocketing energy...

Does it feel like energy is out of control at the moment?

Is your business a victim of the market turbulence? If the current energy market leaves you feeling out of control and at the whim of...

“Knowing storage, knowing you, a-Ha!” North Norfolk to host digital solution

Specialist investor NextEnergy Solar Fund is venturing into its first construction of a co-located battery. The fund is set to plug 6MW/12 MWh of storage...

Play flex markets from social housing’s storage heaters? Ofgem clears aggregators to try

Britain’s biggest home energy supplier is set to step aboard a new trial, linking flex trading to controllable storage heaters. From September, Centrica will begin...

Big battery pipeline “at all time high”, RenewableUK records  

Britain’s ballooning pipeline of grid-scale storage projects has doubled in just twelve months to a total of 32.1GW, new figures from RenewableUK have revealed. Utility-scale...

Teralight seeks 180 MW of solar ventures in Britain

Israeli solar developer Teralight is seeking to launch in the UK, in quest of 180 MW of PV projects. In the second of today’s stories...

Octopus seeks Suomi wind and solar amid Northern lights

Fast-growing green power investor Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) is deepening its commitment to Finland. Founded in 2010, the trust boasts generation assets across Europe...

Europe’s first lithium processing plant progresses on Teesside

Plans are advancing at Britain’s biggest new freeport to open Europe’s first sustainable plant making lithium hydroxide for batteries. Tees Valley Lithium, a wholly-owned subsidiary...

Why understanding the energy market is more important than ever

By Anthony Ainsworth, COO at npower Business Solutions It is perhaps an understatement to say that the past few months have been volatile in the...

Gresham House stores up projects, packs unbuilt pipeline to 717 MW, eyes Anglo phone

Britain’s biggest investment fund for grid-scale batteries charged ahead in 2021, posting record figures today.  Overseas markets beckon, its chairman signalled this morning. Gresham House...

Limejump to optimise 90MW of SSDC Opium’s storage

Limejump, the Shell-owned monetiser of grid-scale batteries, is teaming up with SSDC Opium Power to run two more units totalling 90 MW across the...

Gore Street seeks £75 million to secure more of 1.3 GW project pipeline

Clean tech investors Gore Street Energy Storage Fund are seeking another £75 million to secure continued expansion of its 1.3 GW roster of projects. Launched...

Power Market Webinar

We’ve seen European energy prices rise and fall a huge amount this winter, reaching unprecedented highs more than once since October. We started the winter...

Chancellor nixes VAT on home solar, heat pumps, turbines & energy efficiency, exempts commercial...

Rishi Sunak’s spring financial statement this lunchtime saw the Chancellor scrapping VAT on home solar, heat pumps and energy efficiency materials for five years,...