Not another brick in the wall! Scientists develop brick that charges devices

A total of 50 ‘smart’ bricks could enable powering emergency lighting for five hours, a new study from Washington University shows

GRIDSERVE buys subsidy-free solar and battery project from Anesco

The Clayhill plant has a total solar capacity of 10MW and a 6MW energy storage facility

UK households to be paid for supplying excess power to grid

Some households in South London, Hertfordshire and Kent are set to receive an annual payment of £125 for participating in a joint project launched by Social Energy and UK Power Networks

Ofgem vows to turn streets green and prepare Britain for a ‘rewire’

Ofgem predicts surge in up to 11 million EVs by 2030 and increased demand for heat pumps

New tariff on the block: Shell launches solar storage deal

With the new tariff, households with solar panels and battery storage could see reductions in the energy bills up to £150

Government changes legislation to encourage larger battery storage projects

The change will enable storage projects above 50MW to be developed in England, while batteries larger than 350MW will be given the go-ahead in Wales

Exeter City Council builds its first solar and battery storage project

The plant is expected to help electrify the council’s operational fleet and help the region achieve its 2030 carbon-neutrality goal

Rental battery storage project offers clean energy to poor off-grid communities in Sierra Leone

The pay-as-you-go batteries are powered up at solar charging stations before being delivered to customers, reducing energy costs by up to 75%

Green Investment Group and Enso Energy join forces on subsidy-free solar and storage in the UK

By combining solar farms with battery storage technology, projects could address high demand during peak periods and provide flexibility and stability to the grid

EDF Renewables launches solar and battery storage partnership with Octo Energy

The partnership will support EDF’s goal to reach 10GW of additional storage by 2035