SolarPower Europe (SPE) has launched its updated operation and maintenance (O&M) best practice guidelines to offer the solar community an up to date guidance document for the sector.
Wales’ largest solar farm, complete with significant energy storage capacity, is to be built on Anglesey after Countryside Renewables successfully overturned a decision in November refusing planning permission.
British Solar Renewables has been selected to manage the “pioneering” community-owned Westmill Solar Park.
The Association of British Ports has set course to become one of the largest corporate solar power producers in the UK by adding a further 20MW of PV to its facilities.
Solar could provide 10% of the electricity needed to power the UK’s electrified train routes if connected directly, a new study has claimed.
Good Energy has unveiled Origami Energy as the aggregator partner working on the company’s new battery storage solution, which last week signed up its first commercial customer in the Eden Project.
Foresight has launched its latest infrastructure investment fund, targeting the “thriving” energy sector which remains to be seen as a safe bet for the investment community.
British Solar Renewables’ chief Graham Harding has his sights firmly set on growth in battery storage and solar O&M for 2018.
Viridian Solar has signed a two year national supply deal with Persimmon Homes, one of the largest housing developers in the country, which will install the company’s roof integrated system on homes until the end of 2019.
Members of the public continue to downplay the benefits of installing a solar system on their homes due to the perceived costs of doing so, despite the rapid fall in prices experienced in recent years.
Changes at the top of the Solar Trade Association have continued with the appointment of two new chairs at its Scotland office.
All London boroughs are to ensure that all developments “maximise the opportunities for on-site electricity” from solar in the latest move by mayor Sadiq Khan to promote the technology.
On-site energy storage is “the way that you make the subsidy free package work” for large scale solar according to climate change minister Claire Perry who has pointed to Anesco’s Clay Hill solar farm as proof of why the technology so longer needs financial support from tax payers.
The Green Investment Group has launched a pay-as-you-save service aimed at stimulating take up of renewables within public and private organisations.
UK-based coating firm Opus Materials has secured nearly £1 million in government funding to commercialise its self-cleaning coating for solar PV.
Battery storage technology costs will have to fall by a further 30% before projects are feasible without lucrative frequency response revenue, a leading investor has said.