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).
The Chancellor has been sent a further letter urging him to fully rollover unspent Green Homes Grant funding into 2021/22.
Cambridgeshire County Council’s Stanground solar farm has been given the green light.
Downing LLP has announced its first utility-scale battery storage site in the UK, with a 50MW/53MWh project in Nursling, Southampton.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has continued to report what it describes as “strong operational resilience” throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in its update for the quarter ending 31 December 2020.
The Green Homes Grant is to reportedly be shuttered in March, less than a year after it first began operation.
Further calls for improvements to the Green Homes Grant are being voiced, with NGOs and thinktanks issuing a letter to the Prime Minister and Chancellor on the subject.
Solar operators could be handling more complex power purchase agreement (PPA) portfolios with multiple small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as offtakers, according to industry leaders.