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Zenobē signs Stateside deal with Japanese partner

Battery storage specialist Zenobē is eying expansion in the USA, via a foothold in the north east about to be secured with a Japanese...
SSE's Keadby power station: 735MW back online from 9 November.

Planners green-light Britain’s biggest battery, and first CCUS plant in Lincs

Innovative generation projects on opposite sides of Britain have this week received planning approval, speeding innovation in the nation’s dispersal and deployment of practical...

Yorkshire at The Heart of Europe’s Largest Battery Energy Storage System

Transformers manufactured by a Leeds firm are playing a critical role in Europe’s largest battery energy storage system (BESS) by megawatt hours, which has...

Bring us 1 GW of European batteries, sing duetting RPC and Eelpower

A Europe-facing investment fund already a quarter of the way to its target of 1GW of grid-scale power storage made its  market debut today. London-based...

The Long-Term solution to our energy crisis is long-duration energy storage

The UK’s reliance on gas British reliance on volatile international gas markets has come into sharp focus. Spikes in energy costs led to Ofgem’s  80%...

Four big battery plants to ease Scotland’s clean transmssion

Over 1GW of new power storage was announced this morning for Scotland's transmission grid. Innovators Xenobe revealed plans for three amp hotels with a combined...

Welsh ministers set 25 MW wind & storage combo free to spin above Bridgend

Developers RES have won approval for the Upper Ogmore 25 MW wind farm and battery proposal, to be sited near Blaengarw and Nant-y-Moel close...

Gresham & Octopus: places in the sun, riffled by a German breeze

Two leading renewables investment funds today turned in sun-kissed, wind-burnished figures for 2022’s first half, storing up wealth for their backers. Gresham House Energy Storage...

RES wins planners’ blessing for 100MW Durham battery

Clean energy developer RES has secured planning permission to progress a 99.9MW battery close to an existing substation near Spennymoor, County Durham. The mega-device is...

BP to open a battery research and development centre in Britain

BP has unveiled plans to invest up to £50 million in a new EV battery testing centre and analytical laboratory in the UK. Planned to...

AMTE Power selects Dundee as preferred site for battery cell factory

Battery cell manufacturer, AMTE Power, has selected Dundee as the preferred site for its first MegaFactory in a boost to the UK’s ambitions to...

£163m Humberside factory to challenge China for magnets and rare earths recovery

Construction has begun of a pioneering British plant designed to wrest control from China of recycling valuable magnetic metals used in EVs and wind...

Lithium for EVs “could stymie Europe’s grid storage in mid-decade”, say analysts

Europe’s and the UK’s current deployments of grid-scale power storage will leave the continent falling as much as two-thirds short of the industry’s 200GW...

Bluefield picks up two 40 MW batteries, seeks ready shovels

LSE-listed battery and PV investors Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) is paying fellow financiers Green Hedge Capital approximately £4.5 million for two standalone 40...

Beamer! Arenko tweaks BMW batteries, optimising flows from Wales’ biggest wind farm

Software provider Arenko is running code to expand revenues from the operation of Vattenfall’s 22MW / 16 MWh battery, co-located at Wales’ and England’s...

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...

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...

Peaking blinder! Huge Hams Hall h-“amp hotel” approved near M6 toll; up to 1,750...

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...

“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...