The UK solar industry installed 545MWp (DC) of new solar PV capacity during 2020, the first full calendar year when no government subsidies were on offer.
As the Smart Export Guarantee turns a year old, Solar Power Portal takes a look back at how it came to be and what the last year has been like under the scheme.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Egni Co-op's Rosie Gillam to discuss the benefits and challenges of co-ops, and the power of a 'DIY ethos'.
The Solar Trade Associations Jonathan Selwyn takes a look at solar in 2020, the challenges but also the resilience and the optimism going into 2021.
Here’s the top-ranking blogs from 2020 on Solar Power Portal, based on page views.
Here’s the top-ranking news from 2020 on Solar Power Portal, based on page views.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Harmony Energy CEO Peter Kavanagh about how the industry has changed and what that means for the growth of battery energy storage, as barriers to large-scale development continue to fall away.
Riding Sunbeams’ executive director Ollie Pendered talked to Solar Power Portal about the importance of securing government funding and how community benefits and education are "core" to the organisation's business strategy.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Harmony Energy CEO Peter Kavanagh to find out more about why the company – historically a wind and battery developer – has chosen now to enter the solar space, and the challenges of developing a solar project this year.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media Market Research, assesses how the UK’s utility-scale solar pipeline has developed this year as the industry prepares for a bumper build-out period in 2021.
Sponsored Huawei talks EV charging infrastructure trends at The Solar & Storage Live Event in London
Hariram Subramanian, CTO of Digital Power in Europe of Huawei takes a look at the biggest trend in EV charging following his speech at the Solar and Storage Live event this week.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Ronan Kilduff, managing director of Elgin Energy, to talk about why Ireland was chosen to develop bifacial, the importance of open data when trialing newer technologies and technologies and the potential for "further business" with Foresight.
The majority of businesses are keen to Build Back Better in the UK, with many looking to solar as a sustainable solution to help get there.
Solar Power Portal sat down with Bluefield Development managing director Jonathan Selwyn to discuss his first priorities at the company, the routes to market open to solar and the impact of COVID-19.
Solar Media's Finlay Colville tracks the 'frantic pace' with which developers and planners of solar sites continue to operate.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Lloyd Lawson from EPC Engenera about the launch of the Green Bond and the benefits businesses could see from working with them.