Distributor Waxman Energy has recruited a new sales manager to expand its activities in solar, storage and EV charge points.
Sharp has launched its latest offering for the European market, a 48 cell PV module boasting what the Japanese electronics firm has dubbed ‘Best in Class’ efficiency levels.
The government quietly abandoned plans to install 1GW of solar on its estate following cuts to subsidies it enacted in 2015, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Some of the biggest players in Europe’s solar market have led calls for the continent’s authorities to back further digitalisation of the solar and wider energy sectors.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and among this year’s brand new categories is our Transaction of the Year award.
NextEnergy Capital has bolstered its top table with the hire of a new head of debt financing.
Five solar installers are celebrating after they reached an out of court settlement for damages following the government’s unlawful changes to the feed-in tariff in 2011.
RepowerBalcolme has completed its latest community funded install at a primary school in West Sussex in a sign that the economics of such projects are now “coming back” following feed-in tariff cuts.
Cambridge-based solar distributor Midsummer Wholesale has said its sales have nearly doubled after it moved to bolster its product range and online presence.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open and one of our brand new categories this year is for Storage Business Model Innovation.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has strongly rebuked the government for its treatment of the domestic solar industry.
Asset owners must strike a balance between bringing asset management in-house and outsourcing, particularly as assets age and warranties begin to expire.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and this year we will once celebrate community solar projects.
Low Carbon is to extend its partnership with Land Rover’s yacht racing team, formed by four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, with the installation of more solar capacity at its base in Portsmouth alongside new electric vehicle chargers.
Highland Council is to invest £2.3 million in building a range of small solar farms across its estate after agreeing on a scheme that aims to make more than £4 million for the council over 20 years.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is to strengthen its enforcement action as the body looks to bare its teeth.
The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has launched a brand new solar carport guide with the intent of stimulating the market.
Law firm Shakespeare Martineau LLP has added two new solicitors to its specialist energy team in response to what it has labelled a “hive of activity” in the sector.
Lightsource BP has appointed two new senior executives as it looks to usher in its post-partnership era with a strengthened management team.
Vattenfall has announced plans to invest up to €100 million (£89 million) in developing solar projects over the next two years.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and once again we will be honouring installations completed outside of the UK.
The Mayor of London has awarded £150,000 to 13 community energy schemes across the capital, with funding provided for development and feasibility studies for a diverse mix of solar and battery storage projects.
Viridian Solar has signed an exclusive supply agreement with housing developer Bloor Homes.
North Kesteven District Council has approved a near 50MW solar farm alongside planning consent for a 50MWh battery for Pegasus Group, adjacent to an existing 18MW solar farm.
Two of the country’s Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) have said they are tackling the issue of so-called ‘grid grabbers’ through greater interventions in the country’s grid connection queues.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund said “strong operational management” had helped it beat “significantly” lower irradiation levels to deliver on-track earnings in H2 2017.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and returning once again is the Ground-mount Solar Project of the Year category.
AES Solar has racked up a partnership with EV charging and battery storage supplier Phuse Energy.
The economics of solar-and-storage in the UK are being proven, Anesco has said.
Solarcentury’s UK revenues more than halved in 2017 amidst a backdrop of subsidy uncertainty, a loss which was somewhat mitigated by the firm’s international growth.