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.
The worst period on record for new solar in the UK, consolidation of the UK O&M market kicked off in earnest, and researchers are trialling solar-powered trains.
A new company is to be set up to take on the system operator (SO) duties of National Grid, separating it from the transmission operator (TO) in an effort to address perceived conflicts of interest and prepare for future changes in the UK’s energy system.
SolarPower Europe's latest report argues for self-consumption, power purchase agreements, cooperatives and virtual power plants as the most viable low-subsidy business models.
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.
Sonnen has partnered with CCL Components which will distribute its domestic and commercial battery systems as the German manufacturer seeks to expand its reach in the UK.
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 new energy demand response start-up is preparing to launch within weeks which will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to manage a portfolio of storage assets and provide real-time energy reserves to the grid.
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.
Labour has placed climate action at the heart of its plans for industrial strategy after including it as one of the key priorities within a public consultation published yesterday.