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Gigawatts of utility-scale battery storage projects in Ireland set to drive strong sector growth

4 Feb 2021, 14:36 • By Lauren Cook, Mollie McCorkindale
Gigawatts of utility-scale battery storage projects in Ireland set to drive strong sector growth

Utility-scale battery storage project activity started for real during 2020, with a strong pipeline of projects built up in the last few years and ready for deployment in 2021 and beyond. Solar Media Market Research's Lauren Cook and Mollie McCorkindale take a look under the hood of Ireland's battery storage pipeline.

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Brexit and solar: Stockpiling, uncertainty and optimism

4 Feb 2021, 08:00 • By Molly Lempriere
Brexit and solar: Stockpiling, uncertainty and optimism

With the first full month of Brexit over, Solar Power Portal took a look at how the UK's exit from the EU has impacted the solar sector, in particular the wholesale market.

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Q&A: Bluefield’s James Armstrong on the ‘next wave of growth’ for UK solar

22 Jan 2021, 16:09 • By Alice Grundy
Q&A: Bluefield’s James Armstrong on the ‘next wave of growth’ for UK solar

Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, to discuss how the recent acquisition of a 70MWp asset reflects Bluefield's solar strategy, whether subsidy-free developments are still on the table and how the solar sector may see significant growth in 2022/23.

2020 tested our resilience but not our resolve

2020 tested our resilience but not our resolve

12 Jan 2021, 09:58
• By Jonathan Selwyn

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.

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Understanding UK utility-scale solar in 2021 and beyond

Understanding UK utility-scale solar in 2021 and beyond

8 Dec 2020, 09:11
• By Finlay Colville

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.