Foresight has continued its large scale purchasing in 2017 with the acquisition of the 49.6MW Sandridge solar farm, its second largest to date.
SPI Energy has secured a £1.5 million loan facility from Santander UK to refinance two of its UK solar farms with a combined capacity of 8.1MW.
Lightsource has completed the purchase of a 1.32MWp portfolio of residential solar installations spread across the country in the first of a number of acquisitions expected over 2017.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 are now open, and returning this year is the award for best use of solar in a community or social benefit project.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has said it is ready to shift gear following the looming closure of the Renewables Obligation Certificate subsidy scheme.
Major UK solar asset owner NextEnergy Capital has established a new advisory board, naming former energy secretary Sir Ed Davey and industry stalwart Jeremy Leggett amongst its first members.
Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché has said it remains committed to the UK market despite the departure of both its UK-facing staff.
The UK government must act urgently to support greater flexibility in the country’s power system or risk escalating system costs, the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) has warned.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 are now open, and the commercial rooftop PV award returns once again as the ceremony enters its fifth successive year.
Lark Energy has reshuffled its senior management team in a bid to focus its efforts on delivering subsidy-free solar and other energy projects.
EU member states passed an 18-month extension of punitive trade duties on imports of Chinese solar products on Friday.
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.
UK solar developer Island Green Power (IGP) has revealed it is to break ground on a trio of solar farms in Australia – some of the country’s largest – in the next quarter.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including more details on Foresight’s dispute with SunEdison, TfL’s solar plans and activity in the secondary solar market.
Transport for London (TfL) is preparing the imminent launch of a tendering process for new solar installations on its own buildings, Solar Power Portal understands.