UK crowdfunding campaign successes for Renovagen, Highview Power Storage and Powervault, as energy storage venture capital investment decreases for start-ups.

Crowdfunding: a new route to cash?

By Jason Deign A UK campaign this month underscored the value of crowdfunding as new figures showed energy storage venture capital financing on the wane. Renovagen, an integrated solar-plus-storage technology developer, had raised GBP£1m from…

This week's UK Electricity Storage Network annual meeting is dominated by the future regulation of energy storage in the UK. Photo credit: OST Energy

Regulation to dominate today’s ESN meeting

By Jason Deign The issue of regulation is set to tower over proceedings at today’s Electricity Storage Network (ESN) annual meeting the UK, Energy Storage Report has learned. UK distribution network operators (DNOs) are keen to deploy…

ITM Power share price slides, despite the announcement of a collaboration with Ove Arup & Partners on hydrogen refuelling stations and hydrogen power systems. Photo credit: ITM Power

ITM flounders in wake of Arup hydrogen deal

By Jason Deign A deal with engineering and consultancy giant Ove Arup & Partners last week has not prevented hydrogen systems developer ITM Power from sliding in value. Arup’s memorandum of understanding should have been an end-of-year…