Articles tagged with: Uk Solar

JLEN seeks £25 million through bookbuilding process

JLEN seeks £25 million through bookbuilding process

19 Jan 2017, 15:20

John Laing Environmental Assets Group (JLEN) is seeking to raise £25 million by way of an initial placing under a fundraising programme to finance a near term pipeline of solar, wind and biomass projects.

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: 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.

Solar thermal retained under RHI reforms

Solar thermal retained under RHI reforms

14 Dec 2016, 13:00

Solar thermal has been spared the axe under long-awaited reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive, published today by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Oxford PV secures more funding to support licensing business model

Oxford PV secures more funding to support licensing business model

6 Dec 2016, 13:07

Oxford Photovoltaics has secured another round of funding to support its IP licensing business model on the back of plans to produce working solar cells for customer evaluations. This follows the recent purchase of the former Bosch Solar CIS thin-film site in Brandenburg an der Havel, Germany.

Solar industry delivered £4.6 billion to UK in 2014 claims ONS

Solar industry delivered £4.6 billion to UK in 2014 claims ONS

29 Nov 2016, 13:37

Official figures released today by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have shown the UK solar industry delivered more than £4.6 billion to the UK economy in 2014 as part of a turnover of £83.4 billion created by the low carbon and renewable energy (LCRE) economy.

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).

Silverlight targeting up to 800MW of UK assets

Silverlight targeting up to 800MW of UK assets

25 Nov 2016, 11:29

Silverlight Capital Partners is preparing to target between 600 and 800MW of operational UK solar assets in expectation that the secondary market will double within the next six months.

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Renewables can be the ace industry up Hammond’s sleeve

21 Nov 2016, 15:48 • By Liam Stoker
Renewables can be the ace industry up Hammond’s sleeve

Liam Stoker analyses why in the UK's renewables sector, chancellor Philip Hammond has an industry that can survive and flourish in a post-Brexit Britain as long as he is prepared to support it in Wednesday's Autumn Statement.