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Community energy to focus more on full system changes following COVID-19

Community energy to focus more on full system changes following COVID-19

28 May 2020, 13:30
• By Molly Lempriere

Solar Power Portal caught up with Emma Bridge, CEO of Community Energy England, to talk about how COVID-19 has impacted the sector, how groups have rallied to protect those in their communities and what we can expect as the UK looks towards lifting lockdown.

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Ireland storage pipeline near 2.5GW, new report available from Solar Media

20 Apr 2020, 15:01 • By Lauren Cook
Ireland storage pipeline near 2.5GW, new report available from Solar Media

The pipeline of energy storage projects now established in the Republic of Ireland has reached 2.1GW, with an additional 330MW of projects located in Northern Ireland, according to the first release of the Solar Media’s new Republic of Ireland Storage Project Database Report.

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Q&A: Solarcentury’s Chris Banks on how COVID-19 is affecting solar

17 Apr 2020, 11:04 • By Molly Lempriere
Q&A: Solarcentury’s Chris Banks on how COVID-19 is affecting solar

Solar Power Portal recently caught up with Solarcentury UK business development manager Chris Banks, about how the pandemic has affected its operations, the status of key workers in the solar sector and the long term impact.

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Understanding the UK’s 8.5GW of completed large-scale solar farms

7 Apr 2020, 13:51 • By Finlay Colville
Understanding the UK’s 8.5GW of completed large-scale solar farms

In the first of a series of articles to be published on Solar Power Portal, Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, explores the make-up of the UK’s 8.5GW of large-scale solar farms currently in operation.