Rockfire Capital has clinched the acquisition of two new UK solar farms while confirming it has its sights set on a 200MW pipeline.
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.
The government must provide a route to market for ‘pot 1’, or established, technologies such as solar if it is to deliver decarbonisation at least cost to consumers, according to a new report from Energy UK.
Flow battery provider redT will deliver a 1.08MWh energy storage project to support the distributed energy system in Cornwall and potentially take part in Centrica’s developing virtual energy marketplace.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy has reiterated its stance that the forthcoming emissions reduction plan will be published “as early as possible” despite prime minister Theresa May calling a snap election this morning.
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.
PROMOTIONAL FEATURE: Lior Handelsman, VP of marketing and product strategy and founder of SolarEdge, discusses how module level power electronics (MLPE) stands to change the solar O&M market.
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.
The Solar Cloth Company (TSCC) misled potential investors with various claims that have since been proven to be untrue, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Solarcentury has cemented its international expansion by acquiring a 400MW pipeline in Latin America.
The UK’s suite of renewables set new records last weekend as the country basked in unseasonably bright conditions for much of Sunday.
A lack of more traditional infrastructure investment opportunities in the UK is pushing investors towards UK solar, Lightsource head of equity fundraising Shane Swords has said.
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.
Anesco is to partner with Limejump to deliver 185MW of energy storage capability into August’s capacity market with plans for the units to be brought online by the end of 2018.
Unverified news broke last week that government officials are working out how to ditch the UK’s renewable energy targets while remaining in Europe’s energy market. David Pratt looks at why Number 10 is pursuing this goal, and why the EU should hold it to account.
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.
A report assessing the barriers to renewable energy deployment in Wales has called on the Welsh Assembly to lobby the UK government to devolve power over future subsidies from consumer energy bills.
New figures published by the Office for National Statistics have shed fresh light on solar PV’s contribution to the UK’s green economy.
A joint investment of £240 million has been unveiled by the UK and Indian governments to encourage investment into India’s rapidly growing energy and renewables market and deepen trading ties between the two countries.
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.
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.
The UK government must set out a clear long term vision for the future of climate related policy to 2030 and beyond if investment is to be made in the UK, according to a forum of climate change investors.
The UK will have to adhere to the European Union’s environmental and climate change-related policy if it is to have any future agreement with the trading bloc, according to the first EU response to the triggering of article 50.