As UK Solar's build-phase approaches a hibernation, services such as optimisation and O&M are all the rage. This is seemingly not lost on some energy giants who are beginning to position themselves to cater for such demand. Are they set to take more than their fair share of the pie? Liam Stoker discusses.
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has called on the government to act over the proposed solar business rate increase, arguing it could act as a “huge disincentive” for SMEs to invest in the technology.
A 250kW array will supply 190MWh annually to the Yorkshire Event Centre, home to the Great Yorkshire Show.
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.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has bolted on a further four under-construction solar farms to its growing asset portfolio.
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.
The second and last remaining solar farm to receive Contracts for Difference (CfD) funding under the initial auction has been connected to the grid.
The Scottish government has been urged to throw its weight behind the country’s solar industry after what WWF Scotland labelled a “landmark year” for renewables.
United Utilities is considering the feasibility of building a floating solar array adjacent to its Wayoh water treatment works in Edgworth, Lancashire following the success of the 3MW system installed in Godley, Greater Manchester last year.
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 November and December.
Primrose Solar has sold five solar farms to socially responsible investor Equitix, completing the sale of all its operational solar farms in the UK.
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.
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.