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Solar weekly digest 17 February 2017

Solar weekly digest 17 February 2017

17 Feb 2017, 10:15

A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including more details on Foresight’s dispute with SunEdison, TfL’s solar plans and activity in the secondary solar market.

Pensions investor makes first play into UK ground-mount solar

Pensions investor makes first play into UK ground-mount solar

14 Feb 2017, 11:11

Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP) has reached an agreement with Trina Solar to acquire a portfolio of six UK solar sites with a combined capacity of 30MW following the successful conclusion of each farm’s construction phase.

Solar weekly digest 10 February 2017

Solar weekly digest 10 February 2017

10 Feb 2017, 15:43

A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including yet another critique of the governments management of the LCF and the STA ramping up the pressure over the business rates increase.

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Who owns the UK’s 12GW of solar? Part one

6 Feb 2017, 08:26 • By Finlay Colville
Who owns the UK’s 12GW of solar? Part one

In a set of two blogs to be featured this week on Solar Power Portal, Finlay Colville provides the first ever full breakdown of who owns the UK’s entire cumulative solar PV capacity, deployed as of the end of 2016, adding up to about 12GW of capacity.

Solar weekly digest 13 January 2017

Solar weekly digest 13 January 2017

13 Jan 2017, 11:18

The worst period on record for new solar in the UK, consolidation of the UK O&M market kicked off in earnest, and researchers are trialling solar-powered trains.

UK Solar year in review: November to December

UK Solar year in review: November to December

23 Dec 2016, 08:00

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at November and December.

UK Solar year in review: July to August

UK Solar year in review: July to August

21 Dec 2016, 11:09

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at July to August.

UK Solar year in review: May to June

UK Solar year in review: May to June

20 Dec 2016, 08:26

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at May to June.

UK Solar year in review: March to April

UK Solar year in review: March to April

19 Dec 2016, 11:34

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at March to April.

UK Solar year in review: January to February 2016

UK Solar year in review: January to February 2016

16 Dec 2016, 10:21

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at January and February.

BEIS report on LCF supports claims of government mismanagement

BEIS report on LCF supports claims of government mismanagement

28 Nov 2016, 14:46

The government was guilty of relying too heavily on the assumptions and forecasts used to estimate spending under the Levy Control Framework (LCF) while failing to adequately monitor the scheme, according to a report commissioned by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

The time is right for solar in Ireland, claim leading figures

The time is right for solar in Ireland, claim leading figures

24 Nov 2016, 13:01

The development of solar in the Republic of Ireland will benefit from the late introduction of a support scheme compared to other markets and improve public opinion of renewables, according to leading figures in the sector speaking at last week’s Solar PV Ireland event.