Lark Energy has reshuffled its senior management team in a bid to focus its efforts on delivering subsidy-free solar and other energy projects.
The Sunshine tariff project testing the ability of time of use (ToU) tariffs to promote domestic demand side response (DSR) has been completed with mixed results, suggesting homeowners are not able to shift enough demand to offset the need for grid upgrades.
Solarwatt has begun trials of its MyReserve battery storage system across the UK and Ireland in preparation for its official launch in April.
RenEnergy has begun construction on a 1.9MW PPA project in Norwich which is likely to be one of the last to be supported by ROC accreditation, with the developer already looking at post subsidy PPA models.
Over 70% of local authorities across the UK have no strategy in place to invest in solar, with almost half pointing to a lack of incentives from government as the main barrier to deploying council solar, according to a survey carried out by LG Solar.
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.
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 Media’s head of market research Finlay Colville concludes his two-part breakdown of who owns the UK’s entire cumulative solar PV capacity.
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.
North Ayrshire Council has approved plans to investigate interest among its social housing tenants for the installation of solar PV on around 500 homes in an attempt to tackle fuel poverty and reduce carbon emissions in the region.
The number of large-scale solar asset holders will rapidly reduce over the next few years as consolidation takes hold of the UK market, according to a panel convened on the first day of the Solar Finance & Investment Europe conference in London.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has confirmed that it has scrapped plans for a new energy efficiency scheme to replace the Green Deal.
METKA EGN has announced EPC contract wins for 75MW of new UK projects, the largest being a 20MW storage project, as the company restates its commitment to the UK market.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar, with developments surrounding the MIP, revelations at BEIS and a new industrial strategy
EU member states have rejected European Commission proposals to extend anti-dumping duties attached to Chinese solar imports.
The minister for energy and industry has suggested that the government will use homes treated under the newly privatised Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) to prop up its own manifesto pledge to improve one million homes over the current parliament.
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.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar, with developments from Ecotricity, IKEA and Anesco.
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.
PV Kits Direct has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Mibet to bring the Chinese manufacturer’s floating solar systems to the UK.
Furniture retailer IKEA is to improve on its solar PV product range later this year after seeing its sales of sustainability products surge in 2016.
Equitix has further increased the renewables capacity of its fourth core fund with the acquisition of the operating 40MW Cowdown project, located near Andover.
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.
Sonnen has partnered with CCL Components which will distribute its domestic and commercial battery systems as the German manufacturer seeks to expand its reach in the UK.
The delivery company will use 85% of the power generated by the system's 3,636 panels on site at its West Midlands distribution centre.
A consented solar farm risks not being built because of a last-minute planning application for a 20-metre mast to provide an internet connection to the site.
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.
Construction is set to begin on Swindon Borough Council’s second solar farm to be funded by a unique council solar bond, which raised over £2.4 million from more than 800 investors in just six weeks.
German power company innogy SE - the renewables arm of RWE which trades in the UK under the nPower brand – has completed its purchase of Belectric Solar & Battery.