Anesco has continued to rack up utility-scale storage work after agreeing to retrofit 10 of Ancala Partner’s arrays with battery units.
Rockfire Capital has clinched the acquisition of two new UK solar farms while confirming it has its sights set on a 200MW pipeline.
The biggest challenges facing asset owners are the requirements of adapting to subsidy free solar following rapid reductions in support for the technology around the world, according to a panel of large scale investors.
NextEnergy Solar Fund is to bolt on a further 28MW of UK solar after signing purchase agreements for six new farms.
Octopus Energy Investments, one of the largest owners of solar assets in the UK, has secured what it claims to be Europe’s largest solar PV refinancing deal.
Any failure of the UK’s energy market to embrace the “rapidly changing” nature of generation and demand will lead to “intolerable outcomes” such as blackouts and brownouts, a new report from think-tank Green Alliance has warned.
Liam Stoker reflects on Theresa May's surprise election reveal from yesterday and suggests why the low carbon economy must wrestle coverage away from Brexit over the next seven weeks of campaigning.
Solar PV distributor Libra Energy has sold a majority stake in its business to the Dutch wholesaler group Rensa.
‘Big Six’ utility firm E.on has announced its entrance to the UK’s solar and storage market with a new consumer-focused offering.
West Sussex County Council is to invest up to £3 million in the roll-out of solar across schools in the region in a scheme intended to create new revenue for the council and save the schools millions.
Forrest is to install rooftop solar and other efficiency technologies on a host of school buildings in Birmingham after the contractor won a tender under the city council’s RE:FIT framework.
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Activist legal group ClientEarth has threatened to pursue legal action against the government over its failure to publish its eagerly anticipated emissions reduction plan (ERP).
A number of companies engaged within the UK’s renewables sector have made the Financial Times’ list of the fastest growing companies in Europe.
Folkestone-based solar installer M3 Solutions has completed the second phase of a rooftop solar system for Chester Zoo.
Solarcentury has cemented its international expansion by acquiring a 400MW pipeline in Latin America.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has committed to publishing a fresh review of the small-scale feed-in tariff regime by the end of the year, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Solar installations under the feed-in tariff continued to dwindle in Q1 2017 as uptake under the new regime showed no sign of picking up.
New figures published by the Office for National Statistics have shed fresh light on solar PV’s contribution to the UK’s green economy.
The largest solar farm to be built in Northern Ireland has been successfully connected by Baywa r.e. and Elgin Energy as part of its tranche of projects completed prior to the 31 March deadline for the closure of the Renewables Obligation.
UK electricity prices tumbled last month as the peak-flattening effect of the country’s solar capacity occurred earlier than usual, according to monitoring and data firm S&P Global Platts.
Lightsource has named its North American management team as it plots its expansion into the potentially lucrative US market over the forthcoming year.
Renewables investor Low Carbon has tasked security contractor Amba Defence with rolling out security systems across its solar portfolio.
Solar PV is the favourite energy generation technology amongst Conservative voters, a new study conducted by think tank Bright Blue has found.
Prominent solar developers in the UK have started to tally up their recent work, totalling what was connected to the grid prior to last Friday’s Renewables Obligation deadline.
The Renewables Obligations (RO), thought of as the single most important policy in supporting the rapid growth of renewable electricity in the UK, has closed today amid concerns for further support for UK renewables.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including an historic day for the technology, a major investor closing on its first storage purchase and, of course, Brexit.
Belectric UK has completed a 3.42MW rooftop install atop Rolls-Royce’s manufacturing plant in Bristol, funded through a power purchase agreement.
The Serious Fraud Office has charged five men connected to a rooftop solar installation company that defrauded people out of an estimated £13 million with conspiracy to commit fraud.
Thousands of new and existing homes are to be fitted with a range of low carbon technologies including integrated solar PV and battery storage systems as part of landmark funding agreement for the Swansea Bay area of Wales.