SSE Renewables greenlights massive battery energy storage project

SSE Renewables has granted approval for the construction of a substantial 320MW battery energy storage system in Monk Fryston, Yorkshire

CareyGlass and GridBeyond deliver BESS at CareyGlass Nenagh

GridBeyond has implemented a battery energy storage system (BESS) for CareyGlass at their site in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland

BayWa r.e. initiates its first battery project in the UK

BayWa r.e. has secured planning approval for its Meadow Farm battery energy storage project in Stockton-on-Tees

Home battery owners profit from selling electricity to the grid

Homeowners with home batteries earned up to £25.60 by selling electricity back to the grid during a successful winter trial

Tesla lithium battery blaze: Hazardous smoke alert

A Tesla battery fire in Queensland, Australia has led to hazardous smoke warnings, with authorities advising residents to stay indoors, as investigations continue to determine the cause

ENGIE energises with US battery company acquisition

ENGIE has enhanced its energy portfolio through the acquisition of US battery storage firm Broad Reach Power

New UK guidelines for planning battery energy storage

The government has issued new guidance which addresses fire risks associated with larger storage systems

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UK eases grid backlog

Ofgem has approved the Transmission Entry Capacity Amnesty led by National Grid ESO, move that could release up to 8GW of projects from the queue

Portsmouth Port sets sail to solar voyage

A 1.2MW solar system and a 1.3MW-hour battery, combined provide 35% of the port’s electricity

VoltStorage bags €30m from EU bank for ‘game-changing’ tech

The German firm aims to make renewable energy available around the clock using sustainable batteries, with plans to bring its Iron-Salt-Battery technology to utility-scale from 2025