The drive towards energy storage becoming an integral part of the UK’s new 21stC distributed grid took further steps last month when Arlington Energy raised £200M towards an eventual 1GW gas peaker and storage portfolio, and we saw Amazon planning
Amidst all the nonsense in the news about Smart Meters, most media commentators seem to be wearing consumer fitted blinkers. People outside the energy industry are often only dimly aware of the changes taking place to the UK’s energy landscape.
Solar PV continues to be ignored by the UK government despite the world understanding that this technology will power the world in the future. Fortunately, now that solar PV can deliver sensible returns with only small subsidies, local authorities have
The demise of subsidies for solar PV has seen the number of new installations plummet – both for residential and commercial sites. The latest data* shows that investment in solar crashed by 56% in 2017 since the Government dramatically
If time is money, when it comes to solar parks, downtime is most definitely lost money. A typical 5MWp site, installed in 2013, could lose as much as £75k if the whole site was down for just one high generating
AKP Group grows in excess of 750 Hectares of potatoes and is one of the largest growers in the UK. They can also store over 36,000 tonnes of potatoes for clients, in efficient, digitally controlled cold storage, with humidification and
2017 heralded some significant milestones for the UK’s energy infrastructure. In April, National Grid announced that Britain had gone a full day without using coal to generate electricity for the first time since the industrial revolution in the 1880s.
A growing number of large energy consumers are assessing the viability of energy storage systems (ESS). The benefits of storage systems are both plentiful and undeniable. They maximise investments in renewable generation, provide flexibility in electricity supply and can result
Planning has been granted for a 5MW gas Demand Response Generation site in Arncott, developed by Powersun. More updates to follow.
If you’ve watched the news recently, you could be forgiven for thinking that the end times are upon us. Political turmoil, deep cuts in public spending, inflationary pressures, fuel prices rising, wages stagnating, Brexiters Brexiting… It’s interesting that in