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  • Good Energy and Open Utility Piclo trial ‘brings renewable tariffs to life’

    06 May 2016, 10:46 Updated: 06 May 2016, 11:21

    Initial trials of Good Energy and Open Utility’s peer to peer energy trading service Piclo have concluded that the system could “bring renewable tariffs to life” and benefit both generators and consumers.

  • VideoBoris Johnson’s successor must get serious on solar

    05 May 2016, 14:02 Updated: 05 May 2016, 14:10

    The most recent polls all but suggest a convincing victory for Labour’s Sadiq Khan, paving the way for him to succeed Boris Johnson as London mayor, but will he take solar as seriously as first promised?

  • FEATURE: Five trends for the O&M sector

    05 May 2016, 12:02 Updated: 05 May 2016, 12:59

    As UK solar’s most recent build cycle comes to an end and portfolio operators continue to add to their earnings, the O&M market is hotting up. Liam Stoker looks into what’s trending in O&M, and what’s becoming standard in an ever-changing sub-sector.

  • Hive Energy adds new Spanish HQ to international efforts

    05 May 2016, 09:28 Updated: 05 May 2016, 11:44

    Hive Energy has continued its international push with the announcement of new regional headquarters in Madrid – the company’s fourth overseas office to open since September 2015.

  • Tory backbenchers rally PM to support fifth carbon budget

    05 May 2016, 09:24 Updated: 05 May 2016, 10:09

    Twenty backbench Conservative MPs have written to Prime Minister David Cameron, calling on him to support the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) fifth carbon budget.

  • M&S offers new funding support to community energy projects

    04 May 2016, 15:19 Updated: 04 May 2016, 15:44

    Marks & Spencer has launched the second wave of the M&S Energy Community Energy Fund, offering up to £350,000 of funding to renewable energy projects around the UK.

  • Industry responds to late Sir David MacKay comments on UK solar potential

    04 May 2016, 12:32 Updated: 05 May 2016, 10:14 | Comments (2)

    Members of the renewable energy industry have responded to comments made by the late Sir David Mackay, who said in his final interview that further deployment of solar capacity was not an effective energy strategy for the UK.

  • Dulas targets intensive energy users with new management service

    04 May 2016, 11:29 Updated: 04 May 2016, 13:22

    Renewable energy installer Dulas has partnered with Italian energy efficiency firm Innovatec to launch an energy management service targeted at intensive energy users in the UK.

  • Martifer Solar targeting PPAs and storage following RO closure

    03 May 2016, 10:47 Updated: 03 May 2016, 10:56

    Martifer Solar will begin to target new power purchase agreements (PPAs) and grid-scale storage for its solar projects following the connection of its last solar project under the Renewables Obligation before the 31 March deadline.

  • LG brings its first bifacial module to UK market

    03 May 2016, 10:40 Updated: 03 May 2016, 11:06

    LG Electronics has released its first bifacial solar module – the LG NeON 2 BiFacial – to the UK market, pledging to increase energy yields by as much as 25%.


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