Scottish island to receive electricity for 24 hours for the first time ever!

Fair Isle, currently home to 55 people, has only had access to power between 7.30am and 11.30pm until now

Nissan and EDF charge up battery collaboration

The partnership will use old EV batteries for demand side response storage

Fluence to deliver 120MW of battery storage for UK Power Reserve

It is believed to be the largest contracted energy storage portfolio transaction

Third of UK businesses ‘have installed batteries onsite’

The survey also found more than half (59%) of firms like the idea of producing their own energy

Rolls-Royce invests in energy storage start-up company

Qinous provides battery solutions with an integrated microgrid and energy management system suited to both on and off grid applications

World Bank commits $1bn for battery storage in developing nations

It will finance projects such as utility-scale solar parks with battery storage, off-grid systems and stand-alone batteries that can help stabilise grids

Theresa May commits £56m for battery storage in South Africa

It is part of the prime minister’s package of measures announced during her three-day visit to Africa

New Zealand charges ahead with first grid-scale battery storage facility

Utility Mercury hopes to gather key learnings around energy storage as the nation transitions towards a sustainable future

Anesco battery site becomes first to contribute to UK’s Balancing Mechanism

The 10MW battery storage site in Derbyshire has participated in the scheme as part of a virtual power plant

Drax flicks switch on fourth biomass unit in Yorkshire

It plans to replace its remaining two coal units with gas-fired power generation and battery storage