Portsmouth City Council (PCC) is preparing to award a tender offer worth up to £10 million which will see solar panels rolled out on council owned buildings across the city over the next four years.
Confirmation that the UK has voted to leave the European Union has prompted fresh calls for the low-carbon sector to be granted more investment certainty.
Renewable energy firm Good Energy has raised gross proceeds of £3.1 million through the share offer it launched earlier this month.
PS Renewables has signed five new operations and maintenance (O&M) deals with Green Power Partners, taking its UK O&M portfolio to nearly 300MW.
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Lightsource is to invest £25 million in the deployment of solar PV across thousands of residential properties in Northern Ireland.
EvoEnergy has completed what it has called one of the highest solar installations in the UK after fitting a 26kWp system on top of the redeveloped South Bank Tower, which stands 42 storeys high.
BMW has announced plans to launch a stationary energy storage product for both residential and small commercial applications using the same high-voltage batteries used in i3 electric vehicles, including those repurposed from existing EVs.
Solarcentury is to develop 170MW worth of solar PV in Mexico on behalf of JinkoSolar after the latter’s energy division won tenders in the country’s first auction round.
Austrian solar company ENcome has announced the acquisition of abakus solar and in the process said it intends to “expand strongly” its O&M division in the UK.
French renewables developer Voltalia has confirmed it is in exclusive, advanced-stage negotiations to acquire Martifer Solar.
Luxcara has continued to boost its UK solar assets by acquiring two additional farms from Conergy, which will add 19.6MW of capacity to the German company’s renewable energy portfolio.
Solar installers looking into storage applications for commercial properties will need to offer more than just load shifting for them to be viable, Centrica’s Chris Morrison has said.
Solarcentury has donated solar panels to help power the Greenpeace Field at this week’s Glastonbury Festival, supporting the charity’s low carbon theme for this year’s event.