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Forster Energy has partnered with Renewable Energy Investments (REI) to offer a power purchase agreement (PPA) model allowing a wide range of potential clients to adopt solar energy at zero upfront cost.
ESB has made a €2.5 million investment in utility-scale solar developer Terra Solar in an effort to “accelerate the development of solar energy generation in Ireland”.
Across the globe, solar and renewable energy initiatives and investments are at record levels. From huge multinationals like Apple to local public bodies, organisations have realised the long-term potential of solar.
Foresight Solar Fund has confirmed it is to launch yet another fund raising drive, this time to close the purchase of 82MW of UK solar assets prior to the end of the year.
UK-based start-up Oxford Photovoltaics has secured an investment of £8.7 million in its first Series C funding round.
A dairy company is preparing to bring forward what is thought to be the largest ground mount solar farm to be built in Northern Ireland following the confirmation of a 5MW private wire development in Cookstown, County Tyrone.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has defended the government’s record of managing the Levy Control Framework (LCF) and said it expects to publish its eagerly anticipated carbon plan in February next year.
The University of Cambridge Judge Business School is looking to repeat last year’s successful renewable energy request for proposals with another request this year.
Cuts to renewables subsidies had to be enacted last year after the government failed in several areas of its administration of the Levy Control Framework (LCF), a parliamentary report has found.
A decision by Ireland’s energy regulator is set to free up grid capacity for solar projects as well as open the door for accelerated deployment of storage assets alongside new solar developments.
Wuxi Suntech has become the latest Chinese solar module manufacturer to voluntarily withdraw from Europe’s minimum import price undertaking.
The Energy and Climate Change select committee (ECC) has used its final report to add to growing pressure on government to address the regulatory barriers holding back greater deployment of storage technologies.
Swindon Borough Council (SBC) is preparing to launch a second solar bond following the success of its first local authority led investment offer earlier this year, which closed a month early after raising almost £2 million.
London’s solar strategy will be published in spring 2017 as part of a wider environmental policy consultation to be released under the new deputy mayor for energy and environment, Shirley Rodrigues.
The government has offered its first hint towards a strategy to support large-scale development of mature renewables technologies like solar in its response to recent reports issued by the Committee on Climate Change.