Sadiq Khan launches second phase of community energy funding as solar push continues

London’s mayor Sadiq Khan has today launched a second round of funding for community energy projects following the success of the first, which funded the initial stages of 11 solar projects set to...

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Home Battery System Prices Set to Rise

The last few years have been good for systems based around Lithium-Ion batteries, particularly electric cars and home battery systems like the PowerBanx, with prices falling consistently...

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Green tariffs offer cheaper supply for consumers as savings gap widens

Consumers can save an average of £273 by switching to a green supply from a standard variable tariff (SVT) offer by the Big Six energy suppliers as the rise in renewable electricity has meant...

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Mayor of London calls for two-year export tariff respite amid ‘deep concern’ over BEIS solar plans

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has written to energy minister Claire Perry, expressing his deep concerns surrounding the government’s solar proposals.Days before summer recess, the Department for...

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E.On urges UK government to encourage, not hinder small-scale renewables

E.On has said the government must throw its support behind small-scale renewables as an urgent priority as the industry faces a looming policy cliff edge.The company, which last year announced a...

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UK C&I battery install could take grid demand to 0%

A planned commercial and industrial (C&I) energy storage project in England could increase onsite solar consumption to the point that no power will be drawn from the grid on some days of the year....

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There is only one path to decarbonising heat

We are getting closer to an answer to decarbonising our energy system. Electrical generation will almost completely decarbonise, vehicles will electrify, (perhaps even aeroplanes), etc. For heat...

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UK renewables enjoyed ‘rapid’ growth in 2017

The UK’s power sector continued on its trajectory towards “rapid” adoption of renewables in 2017, according to official government statistics.The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial...

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Dentists, clouds and virtual batteries: how to drive home storage market forwards

The global residential storage market has been picking up momentum recently, with installation growth rates soaring in many geographies such as Australia, the USA — and particularly Germany, which...

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BEIS impact assessment lays bare UK government’s meagre post-FiT expectations

The UK's Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) expects sub-5MW solar deployment to fall to between 50MW and 100MW each year as a result of its closure of the feed-in...

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