Registration for Solar & Storage Live 2017, the annual flagship exhibition and conference organised by Solar Media, is now open.
Moixa secured £2.5 million of funding in the first quarter of 2017 which it will use to pursue a goal of installing 50,000 home battery systems by the end of the decade.
The UK’s suite of renewables set a new generation record in the first quarter of the year, official statistics from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy show.
What is expected to be Europe’s largest community battery is set to be installed at an innovative regeneration scheme in Nottingham, with a 2MWh Tesla battery to be deployed in September as part of a housing scheme alongside community solar.
Bristol Energy Cooperative is seeking to crowdfund more than £1 million which will help to pay for its maiden battery storage investment.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has launched a stinging criticism of the government’s continued failure to publish its Clean Growth Plan.
NextEnergy Solar Fund has said it is preparing to capitalise on the “next stage of growth” in UK solar having enjoyed a “particularly pleasing” year.
The Clean Growth Plan is to be published in the autumn when Parliament returns after the summer recess, according to newly appointed climate change minister Claire Perry.
The government and Ofgem’s response to the Smart Power Call for Evidence will be published “as soon as the political situation makes it possible”.
Energy storage is the next obvious addition to solar plants in the UK. Elizabeth Reid of law firm Bird & Bird takes a look at some of the drivers, opportunities - and regulatory obstacles.
Solarplicity has claimed its new solar initiative could save social housing tenants £200 million a year if they sign up to free LEDs, a smart meter and having solar PV installed where viable.
BayWa r.e. has pivoted on its UK-facing operations, opening a new office to cater for surging O&M demand whilst closing its wholesale division.
Foresight Group has more UK battery storage projects firmly its crosshairs and could branch out into both C&I and co-located projects in the near future.
Solar is set to play a prominent role in future energy systems, according to the chief executive of French power company Engie.
UK fast food outlet LEON will be powered solely from solar this summer following a new arrangement with energy supplier Opus Energy.
The UK solar market is beginning to defy difficult conditions as developers emerge with new, post-subsidy models.