Tesla Powerwall display (Image: T. Larkum)

Why Tesla’s battery for your home should terrify utilities

Elon Musk’s electricity empire could mean a new type of power grid Earlier this week, during a disappointing Tesla earnings call, Elon Musk mentioned in passing that he’d be producing a stationary battery for powering the home in the next few months. It sounded like a throwaway side project from someone who’s never seen a

Workers for SolarCity installing solar panels (Image: JE Flores/NYTimes)

REA champions solar and storage with the launch of UK Solar and UK Energy Storage

The Renewable Energy Association announces the official launch of UK Solar and its first storage representation body UK Energy Storage UK Solar will support and represent over 130 of its existing solar members and broadening its member base to become the trusted voice of solar power in the UK. With nearly fifteen years of experience

Will 2015 Be a Breakthrough Year for Storage in the UK?

Despite an unpromising legislative landscape, storage is gaining momentum in the U.K. The United Kingdom has no clear government policy on energy storage and offers no major incentives to companies and no subsidies at all to households to install energy storage. To date, only paltry sums have been invested in energy storage projects there. And