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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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Campaigners warn consultation loophole could lead to deforestation

Campaigners warn about consultation loophole: London, 29th May 2020 – Today, hundreds of environmental campaigners are calling on the UK Government to take urgent climate action by ensuring that future renewable subsidies are not used to fund burning trees in UK power stations. Over 770 individuals [1] as well as 20 environmental campaign organisations [2]…
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Planned solar farm to generate power for 3,000 homes

Planned solar farm to generate power for 3,000 homes : Leicestershire County Council has submitted plans to develop a solar farm and a carbon-neutral industrial site. Council bosses are pressing ahead with plans to develop a huge solar farm and industrial park next to the A6 on farmland it owns off Barrow Road in Quorn.…
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Renewable generator revenues fall due to lockdown

Renewable generator revenues fall due to COVID-19 lockdown: Research from Cornwall Insight’s Green Power Forecast reveals there has been a sharp decline in generator revenues. Solar and wind technologies have been particularly impacted by low demand levels due to the COVID-19 lockdown.   Solar PV captured prices were, on average, 8.4% and 14.9% below baseload…
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