Solar growth in Ireland could provide an annual saving of €21 (£18) per citizen, according to a new report from international advisory firm, AFRY.
Construction has got underway for Renewables developer Fotowatio Renewable Ventures’s (FRV) second battery storage project in the UK, together with partner Harmony Energy.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s 2021 Budget was notably absent of commitments to support the solar and storage sectors, despite the welcome news of a UK-Infrastructure Bank and green bonds.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Huawei's product manager Luis Castillo and its solution manager Ivan Ivanov to talk about the company’s string inverter technology, digitalisation and its next steps in the UK market.
JLEN has acquired 100% of an equity stake in Gigabox South Road Limited (GSRL), a company which holds the development rights to construct the 50MW West Gourdie project.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is to consult on a new route for installer certification.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund has posted strong results for the six months ending 31 December 2020, with net asset value (NAV) growing to £476.7 million.
Elgin Energy is to progress a 210MW portfolio of subsidy-free solar following the closure of its first fundraise with Focus Capital Partners.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has acquired 100MWp of UK solar in a c.£64.3 million deal with Lightsource BP.
Of the 100,000 new jobs to result from the Green Homes Grant, only 14,500 of these have been created to date.
Further calls have come in ahead of next week’s Budget for the Chancellor to not curtail the Green Homes Grant scheme.
UK green supplier Good Energy has signed a new subsidy-free agreement for two solar farms in Wales.
A collection of energy and environmental organisations are urging the government to up its commitment to UK solar with the implementation of a deployment target of at least 40GW by 2030.
VivoPower has been announced as the official battery technology partner for football club Tottenham Hotspur.
Investor and asset manager NTR has acquired a 54MW portfolio of co-located solar and storage projects in Co. Wexford, Ireland from RES.
Planning consent has been granted for a 50MW battery energy storage project in Aberdeenshire for developer Intelligent Land Investments Group (ILI Group).