UK awards £50m for clean energy projects in Africa

Winning projects include solar farms in Kenya, geothermal power stations in Ethiopia and battery storage across sub-Saharan Africa

Centrica and sonnen create ‘UK’s most advanced’ virtual power plant

A network of 100 domestic batteries have been installed and aggregated in a cloud platform that can be charged or discharged according to the needs of the grid

Rolls-Royce takes majority stake in energy storage company

The British multinational engineering firm’s interest has increased to 73.1%

Gresham House Energy Storage charges up portfolio by 66%

The firm has bought what it claims are ‘two of the UK’s largest energy storage facilities’

UK energy storage sector sees ‘massive growth’

The total capacity of battery storage planning applications has soared from nearly 6,900MW a year ago to more than 10,500MW today

SSEN granted £9.5m for low carbon network resilience

The Resilience as a Service (RaaS) project seeks to avoid carbon intensive standby generation while supporting network reliability and resilience

US announces $15m for energy projects on tribal lands

Projects sought under the Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programmes are fuel and technology neutral

Somerset Council to boost battery storage capacity to 30MW

An additional 5MW development is being installed at the site near Taunton

KiWi Power adds 15MW Gresham House battery to energy storage portfolio

KiWi Power, a global entech company headquartered in London, has won a contract with specialist fund manager Gresham House New Energy.

Power cuts – don’t get left in the dark

On the 9th August, a significant power cut across the UK caused 300,000 homes and businesses to lose power, affecting a total of 1 million people.
The National Grid worked quickly to fix the issue and are investigating its cause, but it left many businesses wondering: could this happen again?