BSR Group managing community-owned solar park

BSR Group managing community-owned 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] BSR Group managing community-owned solar park The community of Wedmore in Somerset owns its own 1MW solar park which generates a large proportion of its electricity needs from the 4,000 solar panels. British Solar Renewables (BSR) O&M team, a key division of the BSR Group, operates and manages the solar park as part of a scheme which has brought huge benefits to the local community. In 2016, BSR O&M was selected to operate and manage the park. Wedmore Community Power Co-operative Chairman Steve Mewes said: “The service we have received from BSR O&M from the beginning has been impeccable. The company is quick to respond to queries, deals sensitively with our landlords, and maintains our facilities to a very…
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BSR Group welcomes alliance to push forward low-carbon smart power

BSR Group welcomes alliance to push forward low-carbon smart power

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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 welcomes alliance to push forward low-carbon smart power A new pan-industry campaign, announced yesterday, will help the UK rapidly decarbonise its electricity supply. The Smart Power Industries Alliance (SPIA) is working towards a ‘smart energy pathway’ for the UK that will put consumers at the heart of energy policy and that create new markets for new technologies and services. Mark Hollands, Head of Energy Strategy at British Solar Renewables (BSR) Group said: “The BSR Group welcomes this industry wide collaboration as a positive and necessary step towards achieving a cohesive smart electricity network. As developers, builders, managers and operators of distributed and smart technology the BSR Group will form part of the vanguard of this movement, both at…
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New sales give BSR strong platform to grow business supporting growth of solar and storage

New sales give BSR strong platform to grow business supporting growth of solar and storage

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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]New sales give BSR strong platform to grow business supporting growth of solar and storage Group will manage 465MW portfolio of 48 solar farms after NextEnergy deal BSR Group has sold four solar parks to NextEnergy Solar Fund and will now manage them within its 465MW portfolio of UK solar generation, the company announced today as it released strong financial results. In the year to June 30th, 2017, BSR converted net liabilities of £10.4 million to net assets of £9.9 million through a strong financial performance. The sales further strengthen that position, leaving the group well positioned to drive forward its business in the UK and internationally building, connecting and managing solar and energy storage assets. BSR built and connected…
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End of an era at former BBC transmitter station, Rampisham Down, marks a new beginning for wildlife

End of an era at former BBC transmitter station, Rampisham Down, marks a new beginning for wildlife

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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]End of an era at former BBC transmitter station, Rampisham Down, marks a new beginning for wildlife 18 August 2017: Six years after the final broadcast from BBC Rampisham Down, the current owners of the 180-acre site, British Solar Renewables (“BSR”), will remove all but one of the original telecommunications towers: the most noticeable of the actions agreed with Natural England to restore the site. As part of the planning permission for a solar park on an adjacent site, BSR committed to improve the management of the former transmission station site, which was designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (“SSSI”) in 2014. Graham Harding, BSR’s MD and CFO, said: “Working with Natural England has been a very positive experience…
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LSH appointed to identify battery storage site network across UK

LSH appointed to identify battery storage site network across UK

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1486999419410{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text]LSH appointed to identify battery storage site network across UK 14 June 2017: One of the UK’s leading renewable energy developers has appointed Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) to identify and acquire more than 100 sites for its battery storage operations, the national commercial property consultancy has announced. Surveyors from across the UK-wide utilities team will be seeking sites for British Solar Renewables’ (BSR) sister company, BSR Energy, (BSRE) as the company ramps up its efforts to meet the demands for energy storage. The win for LSH comes in light of the latest Future Energy Scenarios report from the National Grid, which reveals how increasing consumer demand for electric vehicles will fuel a dramatic spike in electricity demand by 2030. Mark Walters, LSH Director,…
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BSR adds low-voltage behind-the-meter business to energy storage proposition

BSR adds low-voltage behind-the-meter business to energy storage proposition

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1486999419410{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] BSR adds low-voltage behind-the-meter business to energy storage proposition 5 June 2017:  The BSR Group is delighted to announce the launch of Omnio, a provider of energy storage solutions to the commercial sector.  The business was established and incubated within the Group by Chris Curry, Omnio’s Founder and Managing Director. Omnio will help consumers with high energy exposure across multiple sites with its innovative battery solution, making the benefits of energy storage available to businesses such as hotels, restaurants, large retail, gyms, and supermarkets. The announcement was made by the group’s MD and CFO, Graham Harding, who said “This is a great opportunity for the BSR Group to partner with Chris to develop this innovative model.  The BSR Group and its investors are…
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British Solar Renewables (BSR) moves to new UK headquarters in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

British Solar Renewables (BSR) moves to new UK headquarters in Shepton Mallet, Somerset

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1486999419410{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] British Solar Renewables (BSR) moves to new UK headquarters in Shepton Mallet, Somerset 22 May 2017: One of the UK’s leading renewable energy developers has relocated to new offices in the Charlton Estate in Shepton Mallet, Somerset. This relocation offers a more flexible facility with better amenities, more suited to the growing company’s requirements. The new office will house all the aspects of the group’s business including O&M, the company’s independent connection provider, Renewable Energy Connections Limited, and BSR Energy, the group’s energy storage division. Graham Harding, the company’s MD and CFO said “The move reflects the continued confidence in the renewables and energy storage sectors, and further investment by BSR Group Holdings in its people and delivery platform.”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/4"][vc_widget_sidebar title="Latest News"…
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Foresight enters ground-breaking deal to sell green power produced by the UK’s largest Solar Park direct to energy intensive corporate

Foresight enters ground-breaking deal to sell green power produced by the UK’s largest Solar Park direct to energy intensive corporate

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1486999419410{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Foresight enters ground-breaking deal to sell green power produced by the UK’s largest Solar Park direct to energy intensive corporate Acquisition of 72MW (peak) 50MW (export) Shotwick Solar Park in Deeside by Foresight Solar Fund Limited Shotwick was constructed by developers WELink, British Solar Renewables and Compton Group Direct power supply contract with UPM’s Shotton Paper Mill, for up to 100% green energy operation in daylight hours, cutting energy costs and saving 22,500 tonnes of CO2 emissions every year London, 3 February 2017: Foresight Solar Fund Limited (“FSFL”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Shotwick, the UK’s largest Solar Park with a 72MW peak capacity and a 50MW AC export capacity, constructed at a 220-acre site adjacent to UPM’s Shotton Paper Mill…
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New £1 million energy solution ‘in store’ for the UK

New £1 million energy solution ‘in store’ for the UK

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1486999419410{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] New £1 million energy solution ‘in store’ for the UK One of the first industrial-scale battery storage facilities is to be developed in the UK, thanks to a ground-breaking initiative announced today by British Solar Renewables (BSR) and Western Power Distribution (WPD). This £1 million project will demonstrate the technical and commercial feasibility of directly linking a major battery storage facility, a solar park and the electricity network. WPD, the electricity distributor for the Midlands, South West and South Wales, is carrying out the project funded by Ofgem’s Network Innovation Allowance, in conjunction with BSR and the National Solar Centre (NSC). The aim is to realise the benefits of using battery storage on an industrial scale so it can play a key…
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Rampisham Down Press Release – 6th January 2017

Rampisham Down Press Release – 6th January 2017

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1486999419410{margin-top: 40px !important;}"][vc_column width="3/4"][vc_column_text] Latest News [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Rampisham Down Press Release - 6th January 2017 British Solar Renewables is pleased to have worked closely with Dorset Wildlife Trust, Historic Enland and Natural England to arrive at a solution which both protects the wildlife and sensitivities of the Rampisham Down site SSSI, and also ensures a supply of sustainable, renewable energy for future generations. This successful outcome reflects BSR’s ethos of combining renewable energy schemes with wildlife conservation and protection of the natural environment.[/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]
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