Energy storage delays will ‘cost taxpayers £10bn a year’

Delays to installing energy storage capacity in the UK will cost taxpayers £100 million a year by 2020, rising to £10billion a year by 2050 if nothing is done. That’s according to the campaign group The Energy Storage Network (ESN), which said Britain needs 2GW of extra storage capacity by 2020 and even more beyond […]

Brit firms get £5m boost to develop their energy storage

Two British businesses have been awarded a share of more than £5 million for innovation in energy storage. The two firms won the contracts as part of DECC’s second phase of a £17 million energy storage technology demonstration competition launched in October last year. REDT UK has won £3.6 million to carry out more research […]