STA resumes calls for removal of barriers to energy storage

The UK energy storage industry is ready to deliver smart technologies for a clean energy system but requires the government to remove all barriers to deployment, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has said.

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Ameresco to build renewable-powered microgrid for US Marine Corps

Ameresco will build a renewable-powered microgrid at a Marine Corp facility in Parris Island, South Carolina.

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Sonnen partners with CCL for UK storage expansion

Sonnen has partnered with CCL Components which will distribute its domestic and commercial battery systems as the German manufacturer seeks to expand its reach in the UK.

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AI machine learning service to be launched for energy storage managment

A new energy demand response start-up is preparing to launch within weeks which will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to manage a portfolio of storage assets and provide real-time energy reserves to the grid.

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Dynapower, Samsung SDI launch behind-the-meter integrated storage solution

US energy storage inverter manufacturer Dynapower has partnered with South Korea’s Samsung SDI to launch an integrated behind-the-meter energy storage system, featuring Dynapower’s Generation 2 MPS inverters and Samsung SDI’s E2 batteries.

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Genex finds 250MW pumped hydro storage connection feasible for Australian solar project

Australian power firm Genex has completed a study showing it is technically feasible to connect a pumped hydro storage facility with its 50MW(ac) Kidston Solar Project in North Queensland, Australia.

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Capacity Market success evidence of ‘crucial role’ battery storage to play in UK grid

Developers who were successful in winning contracts within last week’s Capacity Market auction have lauded the “crucial role” battery storage is set to play in the future for the national grid.

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‘Considerable confidence’ in UK storage projects as they win 15-year contracts

The number of battery storage projects to have won 15-year contracts in the latest Capacity Market auction is a sign of “considerable confidence” in the technology, according to the director of the Electricity Storage Network.

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Storage secures 3.2GW of Capacity Market contracts in auction success

Storage projects have landed more than 3.2GW of contracts in the provisional Capacity Market auction results, around 500MW of which has been allocated to new-build battery storage projects.

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Powervault winner unveiled as SPP storage survey uncovers confidence in 2017 market potential

Solar Power Portal and Powervault are delighted to announce the winner of a 4kWh Powervault storage system following a survey which uncovered burgeoning confidence in next year’s UK storage market.

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Solarwatt trains UK and Irish partners before launch of MyReserve in early 2017

Solarwatt has hosted a week-long training session for its distributors in the UK and Ireland in preparation for the launch of its MyReserve storage system in the first quarter of 2017.

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