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.
Sponsored Q CELLS: Talkin‘ bout a solar evolution
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.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Tom Hoines, MD of Younity, about the challenges for community energy organisations in finding projects in a "very competitive market" and the need to encourage more involvement in community energy.
Solar Power Portal brought together some of the key players from the UK’s solar space to discuss what solar can offer to C&I companies, as part of a roundtable sponsored by npower Business Solutions.
The first day of the inaugural Utility Solar Summit kicked off with discussions around the UK's growing subsidy-free solar pipeline, the new economic models and the big players. Solar Power Portal caught up with head of market intelligence Finlay Colville to talk about some of the key questions raised.
Ahead of Solar Media’s inaugural Utility Solar Summit, we caught up with head of market intelligence Finlay Colville to discuss the key trends in the UK’s solar sector currently and what people can expect to get out of the event.
‘We’ve got to be flexible’: Cubico’s Matt Boss on developing PV with a clear route to market in mind
Solar Power Portal caught up with Matt Boss, head of Northern Europe at Cubico Sustainable Investments, to discuss the need have a clear route to market from day one, the potential to bid into the CfD and the "huge demand" for corporate PPAs.
Having installed 660MW of new solar PV in the 12 months to 31 March 2021, large-scale solar sites across the UK are now eagerly awaiting expected declines in module prices, allowing 2021 deployment to reach and exceed the GW-levels forecast earlier in the year.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Aquila to discuss the drivers of C&I adoption, energy efficiency and the need for government backing following the company's recent IPO.
The pipeline of utility-scale and large commercial segments for battery storage in the UK is continually increasing, with a pipeline of over 16GW of projects with the potential for deployment over the next few years.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Open Climate Fix co-founder Dr Jack Kelly – a former engineer at Google DeepMind – to discuss where transformer models came from, how they can apply to solar forecasting and how they could change the energy sector.