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Editor's blog

Five things we learned from Energy Storage Summit 2019

8 Mar 2019, 10:37 • By Liam Stoker, Andy Colthorpe
Five things we learned from Energy Storage Summit 2019

Topics previously off-limits due to commercial sensitivity or just a lack of experience from the field, were explored in depth at this year's Energy Storage Summit in London.

Feature
Editor's blog

2019: The next episode

10 Jan 2019, 17:43 • By Andy Colthorpe
2019: The next episode

In today’s third and final instalment of our series to welcome in 2019, we look at what our respondents are expecting to see this year, what they would like to see happen and some of the ways they will be trying to fulfil those expectations.

European Parliament makes the case for energy storage regulation

European Parliament makes the case for energy storage regulation

15 Sep 2016, 12:05

The European Parliament’s committee for industry, research and energy (ITRE) has approved a new report that proposes amendments around electricity storage in the proposed ‘Winter Package’ legislation, due to be finalised in December.

UK authorities prime storage push after Budget backing

UK authorities prime storage push after Budget backing

22 Mar 2016, 13:15

The UK remains on track for a big push on energy storage with the latest budget backing changes proposed in a key report and an imminent consultation looking to shake-up the role of network operators.

Guest blog
The importance of energy storage for delivering an effective deal at COP21

The importance of energy storage for delivering an effective deal at COP21

10 Sep 2015, 15:47
• By Andrew Jones

Later this year, the 21st annual session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) will take place in Paris. Leaders from around the world are coming together with an overarching goal of creating a deal to support the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions to limit the global temperature increase to 2°C above pre-industrial levels. Key to the reduction of global carbon emissions is the transformation of our energy networks, by adopting cleaner, more efficient and smarter technologies, writes Andrew Jones.

UK energy minister defends record on energy storage

UK energy minister defends record on energy storage

4 Feb 2015, 16:55

The UK’s minister for energy has said that her government is not planning any framework of incentives for energy storage, but said nonetheless that public funds can help “bridge the gap” between ideas and commercialisation.

Interviews
SolarCity: ‘Current system is impediment to a cleaner, more affordable grid’

SolarCity: ‘Current system is impediment to a cleaner, more affordable grid’

10 Jul 2014, 16:40
• By Andy Colthorpe

SolarCity, one of the largest solar installers and leasing companies in the US, has moved into providing energy storage via pilot programmes for residential and commercial customers in key regional markets including California. Will Craven, director of public affairs and spokesman for SolarCity, discusses the regulatory situation facing the company and others in the rapidly growing area of energy storage-plus-solar.