Natural Power Partners with Green Switch for Scottish BESS
Natural Power chosen by Green Switch Capital to provide Section 36 consenting support for a 250MW battery energy storage system in the Scottish Highlands, aiming to enhance community involvement and biodiversity.
Jan 9, 2024 // Storage, UK, Europe, SCOTLAND, Natural Power, Green Switch Capital
Statkraft Secures Triple PPA for 20MW UK Solar Farm
Statkraft has enabled Gresham House & Workspace Group to secure power for 10 years from the 20MW Beavor Grange Solar Farm in Devon, providing budget certainty and helping to triple renewable energy capacity by 2030.
Jan 4, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, Statkraft, PV Power Plant
Shanghai Electric Launches 128MW UK Solar-Plus-Storage
Shanghai Electric has completed two renewable energy projects in the UK: REP1&2 BESS and Fiskerton II-A solar site. Generating 128,117 MWh of green energy annually, these projects will provide a significant contribution toward a sustainable future.
Jan 4, 2024 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, UK, Europe, shanghai electric
Low Carbon Lights Up 42MW Solar
Low Carbon connects three solar farms in UK and Netherlands, producing a total of 42MW of clean energy - part of their plan to create 20GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030.
Dec 11, 2023 // Plants, UK, Europe, Netherlands, solar farm
Sonnedix Breaks Ground on 300MW UK Solar
Sonnedix has broken ground on five solar projects in the UK, creating 270 jobs and set to provide 300MW of clean electricity, powering the UK's decarbonisation and energy security goals.
Dec 7, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Sonnedix, Europe, PV Power Plant
BP to Fully Acquire Lightsource BP: Solar Scaling Ahead
BP acquires 50.03% of Lightsource BP, enabling it to scale up its business, finance and trading. Closing mid-2024, it will help BP meet its demand for low carbon power and transition growth targets. Unlocking a new level of profitable growth and performance.
Nov 30, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Lightsource BP, Europe
SSE Lands Energy Optimisation Deal for 249-MW Battery
SSE Energy Supply Ltd has been contracted to optimize a 249 MW/373.5 MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Kent, England for 10 years. Sheaf Energy Park is set for July 2025 commissioning, with Pacific Green Battery Energy Parks 2 Ltd. powering the BESS with a 10-year, GBP 120 million debt. Balance demand & supply: transition to renewable energy with this energy storage system.
Nov 28, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, SSE
Statera Secures £300M for UK's Largest Battery Storage
Statera Energy secures £300m financing for 400MW energy storage system in Essex, England. This strategically located project is key to UK's transition to net zero and will provide energy system resilience. Financing led by Lloyds Bank and Statkraft support this project as testament to its quality.
Nov 24, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Statera
Statera Secures €345M for UK BESS, Power Projects
Statera Energy Limited secures GBP 300 million in debt financing to deliver the UK's largest 300-MW/600-MWh BESS project near Greater London. Statkraft support enables the financing of over 16 GW of Statera projects, with 7.5 GW expected to be operational by 2030.
Nov 23, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Statera Energy
Voltalia Secures PPA for 34MW Solar in UK
Voltalia secures PPA with Co-op for 34-MW Eastgate solar project in Northern England. Co-op to purchase green energy for 15 years, enough to power 170 food stores and 500 funeralcare homes, helping reach net zero operations by 2035.
Nov 23, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, PPA, Voltalia, Europe
Gresham House Energizes 50MW UK BESS
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund energises West Didsbury 50MW battery in Manchester, England. Operational capacity reaches 690MW with revenue expected in December. Expansion to 100MWh in 2024 and 1.1GW/1.7GWh of projects by year end. Each megawatt/megawatt-hour capacity lowers cashflow and more commissioning announced soon.
Nov 21, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Gresham House
Ampyr Powers UK Solar PPA with Multiplex
Ampyr Solar Europe and Multiplex have partnered to bring a 9,000 MWh solar farm to Northwold in Norfolk, England. By 2024, the solar plant will generate clean, renewable energy for Multiplex, meeting their sustainability goals and commitments for reducing emissions.
Nov 10, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, UK, PPA, Europe, Ampyr Solar Europe, Multiplex
GBP 120M: Pacific Green Backs UK BESS Project
Pacific Green Technologies secures £120 million loan for 249 MW/373.5 MWh BESS project in Kent, England. Project to start commercial operations in April 2025 and operated by Pacific Green's subsidiary. Loan repaid over 10-year amortization profile. Pacific Green also selling Richborough Energy Park for £74 million.
Nov 6, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Pacific Green Technologies
BSR Nabs Permit for 49.9-MWp Solar Farm
UK-based British Solar Renewables (BSR) receives permission to build Coldharbour Farm Solar Park in Devon, providing clean energy to 12,500 homes and reducing 11,072 tonnes of carbon dioxide yearly. Established in 2010, BSR continues to build solar power plants across the UK.
Nov 6, 2023 // Plants, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant, British Solar Renewables, BSR
Mytilineos Wins 490MW Solar EPC Deal
Mytilineos SA wins tender to build EPC works for 490-MW solar project in Greece & UK. Mytilineos to construct 18 to 135 MWp projects in Greece, 373-MW project in UK with completion in 2021. Unlock new renewable energy potential with Mytilineos.
Nov 2, 2023 // Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Greece, UK, Europe, Solar Project, Mytilineos SA