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...

Grid-scale power storage as long as 24 hours “must reach up to 2.5 GWh...

Grid-scale capacity to store electricity for between two and 24 hours will need to rocket up 400 times on current deployments, reaching between 1.5...

Battery bonanza: Twenty-fold storage expansion to characterise the world in the 2020s, say Bloomberg

Energy practitioners all sense it. Now a leading consultancy is the latest to put numbers around the intuition: “The 2020s are the decade of...

Windel and Canadian Solar eye a further 1.5 GW of UK battery projects

For the second time in less than a year, British renewables developer Windel Energy and integrated module manufacturer Canadian Solar have teamed up to...

Wake up to 8-hour storage: Ceres and RFC enjoy breakfast of (ch)Amps &...

Fuel cell firm Ceres Power this morning teamed up with RFC Power, an Imperial College spin-off, in quest of the world’s most efficient flow...

Welsh and Scots cities benefit from green marine power, green H2 and green mobility

Three cities outside England may reap rewards from major green developments, under proposals announced coincidentally in recent days. Blue Eden is Swansea's latest £1.7 billion...

Pivot hooks UK’s first tertiary battery to Grid, as Anesco contracts for two big...

The sophistication of battery innovations now hooked to the grid took a leap forward this week, with two major announcements. In a UK network first,...

Morocco unbound: £16 billion green power pipe mooted to Devon giga-battery

British energy entrepreneurs Xlinks have unveiled ambitious plans to link solar and wind power generated in the Moroccan desert with UK power consumers via...

Williams and Molicel to collaborate on battery cells

Williams Advanced Engineering and Molicel have agreed a strategic collaboration to support the next generation of high performance, superior quality, lithium-ion power battery cells. This...

Investors GLIL pledge £150m to ion Ventures for big batteries

International clean tech developer ion Ventures has accepted up to £150 million for committing its UK energy projects to a partnership with GLIL Infrastructure...