Articles tagged with: Utility Scale

Solar Media presents Solar & Storage Live 2017

Solar Media presents Solar & Storage Live 2017

14 Feb 2017, 11:37

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 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 two

8 Feb 2017, 08:46 • By Finlay Colville
Who owns the UK’s 12GW of solar? Part two

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.

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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.

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Five talking points from Solar Finance & Investment Europe 2017

3 Feb 2017, 11:31 • By Liam Stoker
Five talking points from Solar Finance & Investment Europe 2017

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.

METKA EGN to complete 75MW by ROC deadline

METKA EGN to complete 75MW by ROC deadline

27 Jan 2017, 14:18

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.

Solar weekly digest 27 January 2017

Solar weekly digest 27 January 2017

27 Jan 2017, 09:34

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

Q&A: Jim Cardwell, head of trading and innovation at Northern Powergrid

Q&A: Jim Cardwell, head of trading and innovation at Northern Powergrid

24 Jan 2017, 13:11
• By David Pratt

A new domestic storage trial was recently announced to test the impact of domestic storage in limiting the effect of solar on the local grid. Jim Cardwell, head of trading and innovation at Northern Powergrid, the network operator behind the scheme, explained to Solar Power Portal what the operator hopes to get out of it, and what the direction of travel is for grid operators around Great Britain.

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.

Clean Solar Solutions expands down under

Clean Solar Solutions expands down under

17 Jan 2017, 09:48

UK O&M firm Clean Solar Solutions has expanded into Australia in a move designed to take advantage of a new market “not flooded” by companies offering the same services to solar asset holders.