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.
Solar Media, the publisher behind Solar Power Portal and PV Tech, has outlined its suite of products for 2017, officially launching Solar & Storage Live at a drinks reception in London on Monday night.
Liam Stoker challenges energy minister Jesse Norman's claim that the government's feed-in tariff overhaul has placed solar on the path to a subsidy-free future.
Rebecca Long-Bailey has been appointed shadow secretary of state for business, energy and industrial strategy in place of Clive Lewis, who stepped down in opposition to Jeremy Corbyn's three-line whip in favour of the Article 50 bill.
The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has become the latest government body to have found the government guilty of severe mismanagement of the Levy Control Framework (LCF).
Industry officials have criticised a lack of encouragement for green energy projects after battery storage won just over 10MW of combined capacity in the latest capacity market auction, well down on the success enjoyed by the technology in December’s T-4 bidding process.
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.
Liam Stoker recaps five of the key themes that were discussed during this week's Solar Finance & Investment Europe conference, including how much UK solar capacity is up for grabs, Brexit, storage and where the smart money is going next.
Construction is underway on a new solar project from Swindon Borough Council, which will couple income from 1.2 ROCs with savings from a private wire with the Swindon household waste recycling centre to produce substantial new cash flows for the council.
Irish renewables firm Amarenco has partnered with Infracapital, the infrastructure investment arm of Prudential company M&G Investments, to develop utility-scale renewables in the UK, Ireland and France.
Gaynor Hartnell, Head of Biogas at the Renewable Energy Association, discusses the recent reforms of the RHI, and how they might affect the renewable heat sector
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The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has refused to commit to a more precise timescale for the publication of its eagerly anticipated emissions reduction plan.
The Scottish government has set a target to deliver half the country’s heat, transport and electricity needs from renewable sources by 2030, despite ongoing support for the recovery of oil and gas production.
The government has released plans to spend £28 million on reducing the cost of energy storage, advancing demand side response technologies and improving energy efficiency measures for UK industry.
The new industrial strategy launched by prime minister Theresa May today is to review the lowest cost way of decarbonising the economy, but has appeared to lock out the majority of renewables.
The Scottish government has published plans that would see the country’s carbon emissions fall by two thirds by 2032 compared to a 1990 baseline by mobilising climate action across all sectors of its economy.
Green energy firm Anesco has entered into a partnership with Green Hedge Energy UK which will see the two collaborate on the development of the latter’s Energy Barns concept.
The UK energy storage industry is ready to deliver smart technologies for a clean energy system but requires the government to remove all barriers to deployment, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has said.
German solar company BayWa r.e. has acquired Green Hedge’s UK O&M portfolio, taking its standing in the UK renewables O&M market to 620MW.
Labour has placed climate action at the heart of its plans for industrial strategy after including it as one of the key priorities within a public consultation published yesterday.
The troubled 11.1MW Norrington Solar Farm is now the sole UK asset left on TerraForm Power’s books after EFG Hermes elected to acquire all other assets in the SunEdison yieldco’s portfolio.
All the biggest UK solar news from the week commencing 2 January 2017 in a bite size format.
The second and last remaining solar farm to receive Contracts for Difference (CfD) funding under the initial auction has been connected to the grid.
Christmas Day 2016 was the greenest on record as generation from renewables soared to new highs, according to figures compiled on behalf of energy company Drax.
The results of a survey of Solar Power Portal readers have found ongoing confidence in the UK market, but also a continuing migration towards a more diverse product offering and geographical spread.
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 September to October.
Lord Prior of Brampton has replaced Baroness Neville-Rolfe at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy after she moved department to become the new Treasury minister.