As UK battery energy storage capacity drives past the 1GW mark, the industry is now plotting its advance towards the next sizeable hurdle. Solar Media Market Research's Mollie McCorkindale details how the UK's battery energy storage market can move towards 10GW of operational capacity.
Ahead of the company’s 25th anniversary, Solar Power Portal caught up with Solarsense's Stephen Barrett to discuss how the sector has developed over the last quarter century, and what’s next.
The UK solar industry continued its sustained growth in a zero-subsidy environment, posting 175MWp-dc of new capacity in the 3 months to 31 March 2021 (Q1’21).
In the second part of a two-part blog, local authority expert Stephen Cirell completes his list of the most common mistakes made by local authorities when developing solar projects, and how they can be avoided.
SolarEdge's Christelle Barnes explained how the company’s optimised PV system differs from traditional string inverters, how that helps tackle some of the challenges with installation and finance models coming "full circle".
As Viridian Solar looks to expand – with the Netherlands a key market for the company – the “financial firepower” it now has access to will help it support even its largest clients in rolling out solar as a standard part of every roof.
In the first of a two-part blog, local authority expert Stephen Cirell details the most common mistakes made by local authorities when developing solar projects, and how they can be avoided.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Andrew King and Ian Harding, co-founders and directors of Enso Energy, to talk about the key considerations for putting solar through planning, the timeline of Enso's 1GW pipeline and how government policy could support further solar development.
Speaking to Solar Power Portal, RWG Consulting's Will Grafton explained what causes systems to underperform, and how to get the most out of older systems.
Michael Lewis, CEO of E.ON UK, and Paul Hutchens, CEO, Eco2Solar together call for decisive action from housing developers, to ensure they commit to solar to ensure the UK captures its green industrial revolution.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Shaun Beattie, director at BeBa Energy, to delve into the company's early beginnings as a joint venture, using Google Earth to source new leads and the "buoyant" commercial solar market.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Huawei's product manager Luis Castillo and its solution manager Ivan Ivanov to talk about the company’s string inverter technology, digitalisation and its next steps in the UK market.
Solar Power Portal caught up with E.On’s Chris Lovatt, chief operating officer for energy infrastructure services – who is taking a place on Eco2Solar’s board as part of the investment – to discuss the investment, residential solar and the drive for decarbonisation.
Solar Power Portal caught up with InterGen’s CEO Jim Lightfoot to talk about its huge new battery storage site, the company’s decision to enter the storage market and whether this will be the first of many.
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.
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.