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.
BNRG Renewables has partnered with global French renewable energy developer Neoen to develop 23 solar projects in Ireland in a joint venture expected to invest €220m.
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.
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.
Equitix has further increased the renewables capacity of its fourth core fund with the acquisition of the operating 40MW Cowdown project, located near Andover.
UK solar developer Push Energy has strengthened its management team with the recruitment of former Primrose Solar COO Nicola Waters.
UK energy storage company Wattstor has signed an investment deal with European private equity firm janom to further develop its energy storage management offering.
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.
Climate change minister Nick Hurd has said that the government is “thinking through” ways to drive established renewable technologies such as solar towards subsidy-free deployment.
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.
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.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, discusses today's TerraForm Power deal and takes a look at what it means in broader terms for both the UK market and SunEdison.
All the biggest UK solar news from the week commencing 2 January 2017 in a bite size format.
The 365MW solar portfolio owned by SunEdison yieldco TerraForm Power has been sold to Vortex, a European renewables investment platform of private equity firm EFG Hermes.
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.