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350MW solar farm plan from EDF Renewables

350MW solar farm plan from EDF Renewables: Plans have been unveiled by EDF Renewables and Padero Solar to build a 350MW solar and battery project in Essex, which aims to help the UK reach its net zero goal if approved. The project, is forecast to provide electricity for up to 67,000 homes and will be…
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67% of new power added in 2019 was solar and wind

67% of new power capacity added globally in 2019 was contributed by solar and wind. A new report by the research consultancy BloombergNEF (BNEF) has found, which suggests solar made up for 45% of capacity added with one-third of all countries making it their top choice. PV topped all other technologies in new-build terms, with…
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Shell’s new tariff includes solar storage deal

Shell’s new tariff includes solar storage deal: A new solar storage tariff has been launched by Shell Energy, which aims to lower household’s carbon footprint, reduce electricity bills and contribute to driving the UK’s clean energy transition. The new tariff comes as part of a new partnership of the energy subsidiary of the oil giant…
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First Exeter City Council solar and battery storage project

First Exeter City Council solar and battery storage project: Plans to build its first solar farm and battery storage project have been announced by Exeter City Council. The project , which recently finished its preparatory work, is to be constructed on a landfill site which is no longer in use and will comprise of two…
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132 football pitch sized solar farm gets go ahead

132 football pitch sized solar farm gets go ahead: A huge new solar farm to be built in Swindon, South West England has been granted planning permission. To be built in Stanton Fitzwarren, a village Northeast of Swindon, the Corner Copse solar project will span 95 hectares – that’s the equivalent of 132 football pitches.…
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GIG & Enso Energy join for subsidy-free solar & storage

GIG & Enso Energy join for subsidy-free solar & storage: Enso Energy and GIG Macquarie’s Green Investment Group are to partner up for an initial 1GW of solar power development in the UK. With the aim to create one of the UK’s largest subsidy-free solar and battery storage portfolios, the partnership hopes to deliver clean…
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Brighton homes to get solar panels

Brighton homes to get solar panels: Hundreds of Brighton owned council homes could switch to solar power in a bid to improve area’s air quality and have their fuel bills cut. The upgrade to 500 households could reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 300 tonnes every year and help residents cut energy bills by up to…
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Manchester to get ‘world’s largest liquid air battery’

Manchester to get ‘world’s largest liquid air battery’: A new electricity storage facility, has been backed by £10 million of government investment, which claims will become the ‘world’s largest liquid air battery’, The ‘first commercial liquid air battery facility in the world’ is expected to power as many as 200,000 homes for five hours every…
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Statkraft to manage ‘largest solar and storage project’

Statkraft to manage ‘largest solar and storage project’: Statkraft and Warrington Renewables, a company owned by Warrington Borough Council, have signed a hybrid power purchase and optimisation agreement, for what it claims to be ‘UK’s largest solar and battery storage project’. The solar plant, which consists of a 27MWh battery storage facility and a 35MW…
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