Green Deal finance loans are to reopen by the end of March after the company set up by the government to manage its former flagship energy efficiency scheme was bought by City investors over the weekend.
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 energy storage company Wattstor has signed an investment deal with European private equity firm janom to further develop its energy storage management offering.
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.
The delivery company will use 85% of the power generated by the system's 3,636 panels on site at its West Midlands distribution centre.
Imperial College London is investigating the potential of track-side solar panels to power trains.
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.
Residential solar deployment in the UK slumped to its worst Q4 on record in 2016, swelling the carried-over <10kW capacity to nearly three-times its originally allocated capacity.
All the biggest UK solar news from the week commencing 2 January 2017 in a bite size format.
A cluster of eco homes utilising solar panels are being used to provide low cost public housing to tenants in Pembrokeshire as part of Wales’ first solar village.
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.
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.
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.
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.