Swansea-based SPECIFIC has today unveiled its ‘Active Office’ concept, a new building powered entirely using integrated, flexible solar panels, a PV solar thermal system and storage batteries.
Solar installer HBS New Energies has landed a contract to install nearly 800kWp of solar across more than 200 new homes in Oxfordshire.
Solar capacity is set for a 17-fold increase globally by 2050 owing to falling technology costs, particularly in battery energy storage, and a decline in the levelised cost of electricity (LCOE), according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
The UK’s solar installs across 2017 were less than half that of the previous year according to SolarPower Europe’s latest report, which has dubbed the UK “the only rainy” European country in terms of growth to 2022.
The Port of Silloth has officially opened its new 250kWp solar farm on Marshall Dock, representing an investment of £250,000 in port infrastructure.
Fiera Infrastructure has received £48 million of financing to support its acquisition of a 41MWp portfolio of solar installations from Macquarie, which was first announced last year.
NextEnergy Solar Fund's Abid Kazim explains why his firm made its first co-located solar-plus-storage acquisition last month, and why more are set to follow.
Lightsource BP has completed its first utility-scale solar farm in India after bringing online a 60MW project in Maharashtra, having won the contract through a competitive 450MW tender process completed in September 2016.
Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL) is seeking to raise £40 million to complete a UK portfolio asset purchase which would, the company said, make it the largest UK-listed dedicated solar investment firm.
Kingfisher has opened its first net zero energy store powered by a combination of solar with battery storage and air source heat pumps to generate and use as much power as it needs, passing the excess into the grid.
Solar could play a pivotal role in a future energy system without jeopardising security of supply, a new report has revealed.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has placed subsidy-free solar developments in the UK firmly in its crosshairs following what it labelled as a “challenging” period for growth and expansion.
The City of London Corporation is to deploy solar panels on a number of its buildings under plans that will see the governing body of the Square Mile source 100% renewable electricity from October 2018 onwards.
Shadow business, energy and industrial strategy secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey has led an attack on the government’s existing renewables policy, labelling it “shambolic”.
Two firms have been fined for safety breaches after a solar installer fell from a roof through a scaffold, landing five metres below and sustaining life changing injuries.
Cardiff Council is to run the rule over a planned ground-mount solar farm this week which could bolster public coffers to the tune of more than £6 million.