Articles tagged with: Uk

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What we know about Europe’s ‘largest grid-connected battery project’ so far

6 Aug 2021, 07:52 • By Alice Grundy, Molly Lempriere, Andy Colthorpe
What we know about Europe’s ‘largest grid-connected battery project’ so far

In mid-July, the 100MW / 100MWh Minety battery energy storage system (BESS) was completed in Wiltshire, southern England. Something of a landmark project for the UK and Europe's battery storage industries, here's what's happened so far, as reported by our sister sites Current± and Solar Power Portal.

UK government gathering information on long-duration energy storage

UK government gathering information on long-duration energy storage

22 Jul 2021, 12:18

A process of gathering information, evidence and analysis on long-duration energy storage technologies and the role they could play in the UK's energy system has begun, launched by the government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

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Hybrid renewables: Why ‘better for the planet’ doesn’t have to mean ‘bad for business’

28 Jun 2021, 04:46 • By Peter Lo
Hybrid renewables: Why ‘better for the planet’ doesn’t have to mean ‘bad for business’

Hybrid renewables are playing a strategic role in accelerating the decarbonisation of power generation and supporting the Paris Agreement and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as supporting the UK’s net zero by 2050 ambition and its interim emissions reduction of 78% by 2035. Consultant Peter Lo of ITPEnergised discusses the UK’s emergence into the hybrid energy sector and how it is better for our planet, better in the economics and better for offtake.

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Piecing together the ‘jigsaw of value’ in UK energy storage

24 May 2021, 14:20 • By Molly Lempriere
Piecing together the ‘jigsaw of value’ in UK energy storage

With a project pipeline in excess of 14GW, a developing regulatory envelope and maturing revenue streams, the UK’s energy storage sector continues to be at the forefront globally. Molly Lempriere charts the market’s development to date and uncovers how it has responded to deployment barriers.