800MW Solar/Storage: Elements Green's Great North Road Project
Elements Green unveils plans for an 800-MW/1000 MW DC solar park with battery energy storage in England. Great North Road Solar Park to provide green electricity to 400,000 homes/year. Now working to determine best areas for panels, infrastructure. DCO submission planned for Spring 2025. A Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project.
Nov 2, 2023 // Plants, Storage, UK, Europe, Elements Green
SSE Reaches FID on 320MW UK Battery
SSE Renewables is taking a major step towards net zero targets with the Final Investment Decision of a 320MW battery energy storage system in Yorkshire. The 640MWh grid-scale battery will help supply power when demand is highest and connect directly to the existing transmission network. Construction commences soon!
Nov 1, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, SSE Renewables
Scotland's Solar Boom: 6GW 2030 Pledge
The Scottish solar energy industry has welcomed the Scottish Government's commitment to significantly increase renewable energy generation by 2030. This increased ambition will lead to more jobs, lower emissions, and lower cost of living.
Oct 30, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, SCOTLAND
Gresham House, UKIB: Powering the Renewable Revolution
Gresham House and UKIB join forces to invest £140m in renewable energy and storage projects across the UK. Centrica and UKIB commit £65m cornerstone investment, Gresham House SIRES launch with 50MW solar and 75MWh battery storage project in Hartlepool. Unlock bigger revenues with renewable projects and energy storage!
Oct 26, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Gresham House, UKIB
TagEnergy Funds UK's 100MW BESS Project
TagEnergy secures £70m debt package to finance 100MW battery energy storage system project in North Yorkshire. Tesla, Habitat Energy and RES to support construction of completed facility by mid 2024. CEO Franck Woitiez says innovative financing offers value and accelerating energy transition.
Oct 18, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, tagenergy
Enviromena Raises Funds to Power 500-MW Solar Goal
Enviromena, a UK clean energy services company, receives GBP 65 million funding round from Arjun Infrastructure Partners to become a leader in the domestic solar industry. Acquire 500 MW solar projects and expand portfolio. 230 MW of assets managed for third parties and 500 MWp of O&M services. Chris Marsh: "Funding will help build extensive pipeline and expand portfolio quickly."
Oct 17, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, Enviromena
Agrivert Expands Into Solar, Storage with Chiltern Buy
Agrivert, UK's leading biomethane producer, has acquired Chiltern Solar Limited, a provider of solar PV and battery storage solutions. Get the scoop on the acquisition and Agrivert's plans to broaden their customer base and provide new solutions.
Oct 16, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Agrivert, Chiltern Solar Limited
2035: Solar Space Farm to Power UK
Space Solar is revolutionizing renewable energy with a 2km-long solar farm in space. By 2035, Earth could receive 13x more energy than terrestrial and offshore wind farms, thanks to ESA-backed satellite technology. Join Space Solar in revolutionizing the future of sustainable energy and securing a brighter future for the planet.
Oct 13, 2023 // Technology, Plants, UK, Europe
Vattenfall Revs Up 20MW Battery at UK Wind Farm
Vattenfall's largest onshore wind park in England, the 54.4MW Ray Wind Farm, has taken a major step towards sustainable energy production with the installation of a 20MW/45.5MWh Battery Energy Storage System (BESS). This BESS will provide enough power to cover the consumption of 3,500 British homes for 24 hours. Join us and learn more about this green energy revolution!
Oct 12, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Vattenfall
UK Renewables Power NZ Solar Revolution
Lodestone Energy is joining forces with Hive Energy, Ethical Power and Solar South West to develop 9 solar parks in NZ. Projects are estimated to generate 500 GWh of electricity annually, enough to power 50,000 homes. HES Aotearoa, Ethical Power NZ taking part in the joint venture. EPC works underway. Be a part of this groundbreaking endeavor.
Oct 6, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant, Lodestone Energy
Mytilineos Lands GBP114M EPC Deal for UK's Largest Solar Park
Mytilineos SA has been awarded a GBP-114.1-million EPC contract for the 373-MW Cleve Hill solar project in the UK. A veteran in UK solar park construction, Mytilineos is expected to complete the project in early 2025, yielding 374,000 GWh of electricity to power 100,000 homes.
Oct 6, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant, Mytilineos
Fair Oaks REP: 50MW Solar-Storage Plan Approved
Ridge Clean Energy's Fair Oaks Renewable Energy Park will provide 50MW of solar-storage to Nottinghamshire, UK, plus a Community Benefit Fund of £24,950 annually & 75% net gain in habitat & biodiversity. With construction starting soon, locals are already feeling the positive impact!
Oct 5, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Ridge Clean Energy
NatWest's £58m Investment in Varco's BESS Projects
Varco Energy secures £58 million in debt financing from NatWest to fund two 114MW Battery Energy Storage Systems in the UK. The projects will support UK's transition to net zero emissions, providing stability and load shifting services to the National Grid.
Sep 25, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Varco Energy
EDF Grows C&I Presence with SAS Energy Buy
EDF Renewables UK expands its commercial and industrial presence with the acquisition of SAS Energy, a British solar installer. SAS Energy owns a portfolio of 45 projects in development and under construction, and EDF will now offer financed and capital-funded projects in the solar, electric vehicle, and battery storage sectors.
Sep 21, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, EDF Renewables, SAS Energy
Solar Hydrogen Test Begins: CSIRO-Backed JV
Sparc Hydrogen is testing a renewable hydrogen technology that uses concentrated sunlight, water and photocatalyst to produce zero emissions fuel. Learn how the joint venture of ASX-listed Sparc Technologies and Andrew Forrest is updating the market on their testing program to help produce green hydrogen at a larger and more affordable scale.
Sep 15, 2023 // Solar to Fuel, UK, Europe, Solar Hydrogen, Sparc Hydrogen