How do you solve a problem like REGOs

How do you solve a problem like REGOs

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1543243244925{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]How do you solve a problem like REGOs. Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin certificates – or REGOs – aren’t supporting new clean generation or helping cut carbon, writes Mark Hollands, Energy Strategy Director at BSR Energy. A fresh approach is urgently needed if we are to achieve the UK’s net zero 2050 target and help stimulate the growth of large-scale renewable electricity. There is a problem with green electricity. The current system of accounting for the provenance of green electricity does not reflect the benefit that consumers expect. The REGO certificate was developed to meet an EU requirement for all member states to be able to record and report what proportion of electricity consumption was from renewable sources and are issued at a…
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BSR EPC solar park to create carbon-neutral village

BSR EPC solar park to create carbon-neutral village

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1543243244925{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] BSR EPC solar park to create carbon-neutral village The project – BSR’s first in the Netherlands – will power over 900 homes a year BSR EPC, the UK’s leading solar EPC, has been selected by Zeeuwind Cooperative to deliver engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for a new 3.6MWp site in Koudekerke, Zeeland, the Netherlands. The project will support the local energy cooperative Energieneutraal Koudekerke / Dishoek’s vision of creating a carbon neutral village by 2030. The park, comprising of approximately 10,000 panels, will be built by BSR EPC on a brown-field site, which was used for landfill until the mid-1980s. Developing derelict land avoids valuable land – such as that used for agriculture – from being repurposed. “The solar market is expanding…
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BSR EPC secures 33MW solar and storage contract in Australia

BSR EPC secures 33MW solar and storage contract in Australia

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1543243244925{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]BSR EPC secures 33MW solar and storage contract in Australia   BSR EPC, the UK’s leading large-scale solar contractor, has been selected to deliver engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) for a 33MW solar and storage facility in Katherine, Northern Territory. The Katherine project was developed by a joint venture between Epuron, a leading Australian renewable energy specialist, and Island Green Power, a successful UK-based renewable energy developer. The project was recently acquired by Eni, the Italian Fortune Global 500 energy company. A 6MW battery energy storage system was added during project design to provide stability to the Northern Territory’s 200MW grid. BSR EPC is a pioneer in the UK energy storage market havingsuccessfully constructed one of the UK’s largest batteries (49.9MW) in December…
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BSR Group announcement

BSR Group announcement

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1543243244925{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] BSR Group announcement The Group has changed its year end from 30 June to 31 December to align itself with the rest of the Siem Industries Group. The next Annual Report will therefore be for the eighteen months ending 31 December 2018 and will be available around March/April 2019.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_widget_sidebar title="Latest News" sidebar_id="cs-4" el_class="sidebar-news"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][/vc_column][/vc_row]
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UK’s first unsubsidised industrial solar project unveiled

UK’s first unsubsidised industrial solar project unveiled

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[vc_row][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]UK’s first unsubsidised industrial solar project unveiled 15MWp solar park will power the UK’s first carbon-negative business park BSR EPC has been selected by WolfeWare to deliver a fully-wrapped engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solution for the UK’s first unsubsidised industrial solar park. Construction of the planned 15MWp site at Westcott Venture Park is set to start this summer. The project will make the site, which is owned by Rockspring, the country’s first carbon-negative business park. Once built, the park will be connected by BSR Connect and BSR O&M expect to be appointed to operate and maintain the park. “Unsubsidised solar is still in the early stages of development but our integrated delivery model gives us a head-start in delivering this and future projects,” said Managing…
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BSR EPC constructs one of the UK’s largest battery storage facilities

BSR EPC constructs one of the UK’s largest battery storage facilities

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1503076690408{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4" css=".vc_custom_1503076555676{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]BSR EPC constructs one of the UK’s largest battery storage facilities Flagship project, Stocking Pelham capable of delivering more than 60MVA of power BSR EPC completed construction of the 49.99MW battery storage project in December 2017, in under six months, following selection by SMA Sunbelt Energy GmbH (SMA), a fully owned subsidiary of SMA Solar Technology AG specialised in large scale battery storage projects. The project is located near Bishop’s Stortford and was originally conceived by Statera Energy, a developer of flexible electricity generation and storage capacity, who own and operate this site. The project was recently re-financed, making it not only the largest constructed battery storage facility in the UK but also a first for UK large-scale battery storage…
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BSR agrees deal with Mongoose Energy to manage 50MW community solar portfolio

BSR agrees deal with Mongoose Energy to manage 50MW community solar portfolio

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1503076690408{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4" css=".vc_custom_1503076555676{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]BSR agrees deal with Mongoose Energy to manage 50MW community solar portfolio Partnership with UK’s largest manager of community-owned renewable energy assets paves way for growth in sector BSR has signed a ‘first of its kind’ deal with Mongoose Energy, the UK’s largest manager of community-owned renewable energy assets, to manage a 50MW portfolio of 14 solar parks, the companies announced today. This is the first solar operations and maintenance (O&M) deal to span a number of community projects. The five-year agreement covers solar parks owned by community organisations; once the on-boarding is complete, BSR will manage a 586MW solar portfolio across 64 sites. Dan Kingscote, Performance and Operations Manager, Mongoose Energy said: “It is vital for Mongoose and our…
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BSR Group appoints new O&M Director

BSR Group appoints new O&M Director

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1503076690408{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4" css=".vc_custom_1503076555676{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]BSR Group appoints new O&M Director BSR Group, the leading service provider to the low carbon energy industry, has appointed a new Operations and Management (O&M) Director. Matthew Harnack joins BSR from a string of leadership positions and brings a wide ranging skillset in the sector from commercial strategy and business planning to business development and performance optimisation. “We are delighted that Matthew will be joining us to lead the future growth of our O&M business. His appointment further strengthens our highly experienced operational team with proven commercial and strategic leadership,” said Graham Harding, MD and CFO of BSR Group. Harnack has more than 20 years’ relevant industry experience having previously served as Director of Sustainable Energy at the New…
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British Solar Renewables Ltd signs power purchase agreement with Shell Energy Europe Ltd for the largest solar park in England

British Solar Renewables Ltd signs power purchase agreement with Shell Energy Europe Ltd for the largest solar park in England

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1503076690408{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4" css=".vc_custom_1503076555676{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]British Solar Renewables Ltd signs power purchase agreement with Shell Energy Europe Ltd for the largest solar park in England British Solar Renewables Ltd (BSR) has agreed a five-year offtake agreement with Shell Energy Europe Ltd, a major European integrated energy marketing and trading company, for the renewable power generated from the Bradenstoke solar power plant – the largest in England and the second largest in the UK. The Bradenstoke solar power plant is asset managed and operated by BSR and is owned by Siem Europe SARL. The plant consists of 269,000 panels, has a 69.8MW peak capacity and a 50MW AC export capacity and covers 213 acres of the former RAF Lyneham. On an annual basis, it generates approximately…
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BSR chosen to manage pioneering community solar park

BSR chosen to manage pioneering community solar park

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1503076690408{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4" css=".vc_custom_1503076555676{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_1115" align="alignleft" width="300"] Westmill Solar farm AGM 2013[/caption] BSR chosen to manage pioneering community solar park Westmill takes BSR’s portfolio of solar under management to 536MW BSR, the leading low carbon service provider, has been appointed to manage Westmill Solar Park, the pioneering community-owned solar project, the companies announced today. Westmill, near Watchfield, Oxfordshire, was the first community-owned solar park in the UK and the world’s largest when it launched. The co-operative chose BSR to manage the 5MW project following a competitive tender, and the contract began this month, when BSR initiated a thorough review of the plant to optimise performance. Martin Allman, Director at Westmill Solar Co-operative, says: “We are delighted to have BSR working with us…
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