“1.3 TWh of UK wind generation wasted” due to lack of grid-scale storage, developer...

Failure to store renewable electricity during Britain’s escalating energy crisis wastes clean electricity that otherwise could be used by half a million homes a...

£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...

Harmony exercises firm hold on non-flyaway batteries

 Another glimpse quantifying the investment boom in Britain’s grid-scale batteries came this morning, with debutant fund Harmony Energy Income Trust publishing its first performance...

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...

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...

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...

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...

D-BEIS primes first wave of LDES projects with £6.7 million

Two dozen hopeful ventures in energy storage are to benefit from competition prizes worth £6.7 million. Energy ministry D-BEIS confirmed the wins yesterday across competing...

Eelpower and Habitat agree optimisation deal for 100MW of storage

Energy storage firm Eelpower has signed a three-year deal for battery optimisation with Habitat Energy, covering  two 50MW storage projects. Due for location at Fordtown...

Western Power debuts ‘first of a kind’ flex marketplace for smaller assets

Britain’s biggest distributed network operator today reaches out to small owners of storage assets, launching its platform to trade flex capacity and set prices...

ITM Power’s half years: Orders quadrupled, cash burn slows

Securing new contracts resulted in six-month losses for hydrogen electrolyser maker ITM Power being cut back last year on 2020’s equivalent period to £...

Gresham House powers 65% ahead in 2021, stores up wealth

Sustainability and power storage investor Gresham House saw its assets under management surge 65% to £6.5 billion last year, with "exceptional" organic value growth...

“Magnetisable concrete” trialled for non-stop charging of EVs

The prospect of wirelessly charging electric trucks, vans and cars while on the move came closer this week, as a key manufacturer signalled development...

Carlton Power and Stag Energy merge to deliver infrastructure wizardry

Two of Britain’s longest established developers of energy infrastructure are joining up. Ending three decades of independence, Carlton Power and Stag Energy today plight...

British Lithium extracts ‘pilot quantity’ lithium from Cornwall

 Rocks under Britain’s west country have yielded up the first ore for a pioneering venture to home-source battery grade lithium. British Lithium Limited believes...

At 360 MW, Teesside primed to host Europe’s biggest battery

The North-east industrial cluster of Teesside is set to be the location for a planned 360 MW battery storage system, billed as Europe's largest. Sembcorp...