Six months on from the introduction of new feed-in tariff rates for UK solar, the Solar Trade Association's chief executive Paul Barwell sets out its key asks for the new Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy when it comes to solar policy.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, reveals who the 20 most prolific solar project developers in the UK market have been.
Lauren Cook, market analyst at Solar Media, looks at the types of developers vying for position in the nascent solar market of Ireland ahead of the government's policy framework expected in the coming months.
Independent consultant and public sector specialist Stephen Cirell discusses what Forest heath’s purchase of Toggan Solar Farm could mean for public sector solar.
Will Hitchcock, managing director at Push Energy aerial O&M JV Above Surveying, looks into how drones have become a staple in the monitoring of solar parks in the UK.
The cost of solar technology continues to fall across the world, yet figures released by DECC this summer showed a surprise increase in the average cost of solar installs, particularly within the domestic band. Liam Stoker investigates the causes and implications of the increase.
Often, with potential new solar markets, there can be a lot of hype and uncertainty regarding precisely how much deployment to expect and the timelines for this new capacity to come online. Lauren Cook, analyst for Solar Intelligence, discusses the potential for solar in Ireland in the years to 2020 and beyond.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, reveals how UK solar is preparing for the final deployment deadline under the ROC framework.
In his latest blog for Solar Power Portal, independent consultant and local authority expert Stephen Cirell discusses the recent announcement by Portsmouth City Council to roll out solar over the next four years using a series of PPA funded deals, and calls on other local authorities to follow suit.
Solar companies start planning for Republic of Ireland boom as Brexit vote stalls UK market activity
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, explains what the uncertainty caused by the recent vote to leave the EU means for UK solar and the burgeoning market in the Republic of Ireland.
Last week’s Business & Energy Summit in London presented a rare opportunity to gather global business leaders and national government representatives in one place to discuss climate change post-COP21. Solar Power Portal attended both days of the event and brings you the main talking points from across the summit.
Finlay Colville, head of Market Intelligence at Solar Media, discusses just what happened in the UK market in the first three months of this year
Finlay Colville teases next week’s Top 20 EPC reveal and discusses their impact on the UK solar market over the last year.
Andrew McLauchlan, technical director at Infrata, discusses how the secondary market is now spreading to portfolios of rooftops as asset managers begin to identify their potential value.
Stuart Elmes, chief executive at Viridian Solar, discusses the benefits of integrating solar into already-planned roof works or replacements.
Liam Stoker runs through the five key lessons solar industry professionals need to take from this week's Clean Energy Summit.