Solar and Battery

A New CO2 Battery Can Halve the Cost of Solar Energy Storage

By |2022-01-12T16:35:57+00:00January 18th, 2022|Battery Storage, News, Solar, Solar and Battery|

Confronting the key weakness of solar. Energy Dome just announced the close of its $11 million Series A funding round. The Italian company will use that new money to develop and demonstrate the technology for its CO2 Battery, which will greatly enhance solar energy storage, a press statement reveals. The CO2 battery will store

Plans approved for huge new solar farm at Nissan as Sunderland plant aims to go carbon neutral

By |2022-01-10T13:03:14+00:00January 12th, 2022|Battery Storage, Leaf, News, Nissan, Solar and Battery|

Nissan has been given the green light to install a huge solar farm at its Sunderland plant as part of a drive to become carbon neutral. Planning permission was granted for the new 20MW installation this week, which will double the amount of renewable electricity generated at Nissan’s factory to 20% of the plant’s

Energy storage cryptocurrency miner launched

By |2022-01-10T12:48:24+00:00January 11th, 2022|Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, News, Solar and Battery|

Canadian battery tech companies Extreme Vehicle Battery Technologies and subsidiary IONiX Pro Battery Technologies have launched the Smart Miner. The Smart Miner is an energy storage system claimed as the world’s first carbon-negative cryptominer. The Smart Miner utilises the so-called Renewable Obligation Base energy economy (ROBe2) protocol, which is based on blockchain smart contracts

European households’ battery storage capacity forecast to reach 12.8GWh by 2025

By |2022-01-10T12:34:53+00:00January 10th, 2022|Battery Storage, Home Battery, Home Energy Storage, News, Solar and Battery|

Annual residential battery storage installations in Europe passed the 100,000 mark for the first time ever in 2020, reaching a cumulative total of 3GWh capacity. The upward trajectory is set to continue and accelerate, according to SolarPower Europe, with a combination of economic and non-economic drivers propelling a 400% growth over five years. The

Solar Installs: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

By |2021-12-13T12:39:32+00:00December 13th, 2021|Battery Storage, Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Installation, Inverter, News, Power Generation, PowerBanx, Renewable Energy, Sofar Solar, Solar, Solar and Battery|

We recently did a solar and battery install very local to us - this was in Hemel Hempstead and we're based in Kings Langley. The solar was a large array of 24 panels, each 375W giving a total power of 9 kWp, connected to a Sofar 7.5 kW solar inverter. We handled the necessary

Solar Installs: Enfield, North London

By |2021-12-06T13:18:07+00:00December 6th, 2021|Blog, Energy and Climate Change, Installation, News, Power Generation, Solar, Solar and Battery|

A recent install in Enfield gives us a good opportunity to show off the capability of our drone! Not only can we do accurate surveys ahead of an install, including close-ups on the condition of the roof, but we can follow up after an install to check everything looks good. Drone image of pitched

The energy crisis has paved the way for a decentralised energy economy

By |2021-11-23T14:09:58+00:00November 26th, 2021|Energy and Climate Change, News, Renewable Energy, Solar and Battery|

The UK’s recent fuel predicament led to a 1,500% spike in Google searches for electric vehicles (EVs) in September. So, it’s unsurprising to hear that after the gas crisis many people are now considering how to best reduce their transportation fuel bills, future proof their homes to replace their old gas or oil boilers and

Soon, your car might be able to power your house—here’s why that matters

By |2021-11-23T14:07:46+00:00November 25th, 2021|Battery Storage, Energy and Climate Change, News, Renewable Energy|

Also known as V2G—or V2X—bidirectional charging means power can flow both into and out from an EV’s battery. When millions faced power outages in Texas following winter storms in February, Ryan O’Gorman drove the icy, “apocalyptic” streets and thought about electric vehicles. “You drive around and you see all these F-150s in the driveways, and

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