Lightsource has said its partnership with BP will “supercharge” its international ambitions and add “more strings to its bow”.
BP is to acquire a 43% stake in prolific UK-based solar developer Lightsource in what stands to be a significant new solar partnership.
Barclays wants to stimulate corporate adoption of on-site renewables and energy efficiency through the launch of new green corporate banking products.
Battery storage and smart technologies are to be rolled out to homes in the Irish town of Dingle as part of a new trial to test their potential to support the use of variable renewable energy supply resources and smart connection to the Irish electricity grid.
Solar EPC Wirsol Energy has acquired development rights for two UK-based, subsidy-free solar farms that it intends to develop in Q1 2018.
Foresight Group has sold a 16MW portfolio of feed-in tariff-accredited solar farms to Korean asset management firm KDB Kiamco.
Hitachi Europe has launched a tender for the deployment of almost 450kW of solar PV across the Isles of Scilly as it prepares to roll out the first technologies included in its landmark Smart Energy Islands project.
Energy minister Richard Harrington has admitted that the government’s evidence base for arguing solar can be deployed without subsidy consists of just one solar farm.
Government policy and regulation offer the biggest barriers to the deployment of battery energy storage in the UK according to the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Energy Storage, which claims 12GW of batteries could be deployed by 2021 under the right circumstances.
Lior Handelsman, VP of marketing and product strategy at SolarEdge, examines how solar system monitoring software can be used to improve customer acquisition strategies in a post- or reduced-FiT environment.
Rooftop solar installations on new build housing will be driven mostly by Scotland and London for the foreseeable future, with opportunities for PV limited to certain geographies.
Stuart Elmes, whose company Viridian Solar secured an exclusive supply deal with housebuilder Persimmon Homes earlier this month, discusses the opportunity for solar PV in the new-build housing market.
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.