One of the most encouraging aspects of the UK solar industry during 2021 was the emergence of a sustainable commercial rooftop sector. Here, Finlay Colville, head of market research at SPP publisher Solar Media, discusses the types of companies that have been planning new PV builds since the start of 2019.
Foresight Solar’s head of UK solar Ricardo Pineiro chatted with Solar Power Portal just before Christmas to reflect on the solar sector's growth over the past year, and the key trends that are continuing into 2022.
Solar Power Portal has taken a look back at the top ground-mount solar stories of 2021, to see what the biggest moments and trends for the sector were.
Solar Power Portal takes a look back at the five most read battery storage stories of this year, with fundraising, pipeline announcements and analysis appearing as trends for 2021.
Solar Power Portal has taken a look back at the top rooftop solar – both commercial and residential – stories of 2021, to see what the biggest moments and trends for the sector were.
The key themes to come out of this year's Solar & Storage Live include the resiliency of the industry, the increased interconnectivity of solar, storage and EV charging and how the next decade is going to be "huge".
Solar Power Portal caught up with Solar Electric’s Sales and Marketing director Robert Goss to discuss how the market is changing, helped by stronger renewable commitments that are going to help “take the lid off” C&I solar.
In an exclusive blog ahead of the launch of Solar Media's new rooftop solar report, Finlay Colville reveals how UK solar rooftop deployment is set to exceed 500MW next year in what constitutes a landmark moment for the sector.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, the investment adviser of Bluefield Solar Income Fund, to discuss the decision behind investing in storage and how supply chain issues facing the industry are the "biggest single challenge" currently at play.
In the second part of a two-part feature for Solar Power Portal, Q CELLS' Ian Clover discusses the diversification of the solar industry into other areas of clean energy as solar PV continues to evolve and the challenges it may still face.
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Adaptable, affordable, and easily available, solar PV is altering the renewable energy landscape of the UK one panel at a time – and solar is still capable of doing so much more to galvanise the fight against climate change, writes Q CELLS’ Ian Clover.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Matt Pryor, technical manager of Overhead Lines at Freedom and Craig Gilroy, head of Connections for SSEN, to discuss how the technology was developed, connecting the Bradenstoke solar farm and what POC-MAST could mean for grid connections going forwards.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Chris Cullen, relationship manager at Triodos, to discuss community solar, crowdfunding and the post-subsidy market.
Solar Power Portal caught up with John Leith, development director at Renewable Connections, to talk about the development process of the company's London floating solar project and how securing the Mayor's Resilience Fund has helped limit risk.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Anesco’s CEO Mark Futyan to discuss the company’s pipeline of projects, how module prices are impacting development and its strategic shift.
Solar Power Portal caught up with SolarEdge's Christelle Barnes to discuss the key weather concerns for solar installations in the UK, and how companies can 'weatherise' their sites.