With the explosive growth of solar power in the last decade in the UK, energy storage is the next obvious addition to solar plants. In fact, we are seeing a significant rise in energy storage being either retrofitted to, or developed with new-build, renewables projects. A recent example of this is the Vattenfall announcement that it is to press ahead with a multi-megawatt battery storage scheme at the largest onshore wind farm in Wales. This rapid change in the application of technology and innovation in the electricity generation and distribution sphere drives a need from developers and investors to be secure that the regulatory framework is keeping up with this change.
Solar Power Portal 27th June 2017 read more »