A new report from a major market analyst has highlighted the enormous potential for solar and battery projects to displace gas plants and how dramatic cost reductions make them by far the cheapest source of new firm generation capacity in many US States. The report from S&P Global Market Intelligence summaries the considerable market shift in the US towards the inclusion of battery storage systems into large-scale solar projects, and gives unprecedented detail in how that pricing is being developed.
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The business secretary will today promise to put Britain on the road to producing a so-called gigafactory, a large-scale facility to assemble high volumes of batteries. It is part of Greg Clark’s ambitious plan for the UK to mass-produce the electric vehicles of the future. Mr Clark is to launch a new £28 million UK Battery Industrialisation Centre at the University of Warwick’s Advanced Propulsion Centre
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