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Can shrimps provide a battery storage solution?

The well-known issue with many renewable technologies is inconsistency in supply. Whilst the UK might have pledged to create 40 GW of installed offshore capacity by 2030, the supply is very dependent on it being windy. On days when it isn’t, we must fall back on stored electricity. Presently, lithium is the key element in […]

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What does expanding UK battery storage mean for you?

In July last year, ministers passed secondary legislation to allow battery storage to bypass the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project process in Britain. This relaxing of planning legislation allowed for storage projects above 50MW in England and 350MW in Wales to proceed without approval through the national planning regime. Last year, the nation’s biggest ever site […]

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MCS Battery Storage Standard is fully charged

National certification scheme MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) has today published the first standard for installation of battery energy storage systems in a move set to complement its certification of other microgeneration technologies. MCS has spent the last few months developing the new battery storage scheme with input from the likes of Tesla, Sonnen, Moixa, Powervault, […]

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