There was a record amount of rooftop solar deployed in Q3, with 97MW installed on homes and businesses around the UK.
Enzen has unveiled three new solar finance offerings to help businesses embrace solar amidst rising energy prices.
Iona Capital has partnered IGas to develop utility-scale UK solar PV, marking its entry into the UK solar market.
While the Net Zero Strategy includes plans to review the frequency of Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions, a concrete UK solar deployment target was absent.
EDP Renewables (EDPR) is aiming to cement its position in the UK renewables market, with plans to invest £660 million over the next five years.
A coalition of almost 30 industry organisations is calling for the removal of VAT on domestic energy storage and other renewable and clean technologies.
Low Carbon has confirmed plans to develop a 500MW solar and energy storage park in Lincolnshire, with the initial consultation anticipated to take place in early 2022.
Bluefield Solar has hired Michael Covington as investment director at the company’s investment adviser, adding "significant" wind, solar and capital markets expertise to the company.
Solar Energy Scotland has called on the government to set a minimum target of 4GW of installed solar capacity by 2030, as it asks it to raise its game.
Aberdeen City Council is eyeing the development of a solar farm following being awarded a chunk of the Scottish Government’s Green Growth Accelerator (GGA).
Gresham House has partnered Irish developer Strategic Power Projects to develop a solar and storage pipeline with a combined capacity of over 1GW.
The UK has set a new 2035 target for a net zero electricity system, with the country to ‘double down’ on renewables, hydrogen and nuclear.
Rooftop PV has been installed for Kings Lynn-based Sensient Technologies by Engenera Renewables Group, and linked to a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
Installing solar panels could add around £1,800 to house prices, according to a new survey from Solar Energy UK.
Regen is calling on the government to double the capacity for Pot One technologies from 5GW to 10GW in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction.
Low Carbon Alliance Limited (LCA) and real estate investor Kajima Europe have formed a new joint venture targeting UK solar and storage.
Shell and renewable energy developer Island Green Power have signed a framework agreement to develop solar PV projects with co-located battery storage potential.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund is celebrating a jump in earnings in a year that also saw an increase in debt and a drop in share price.
Solar PV made up around 99.8% of all installations registered with the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) in its first fifteen months of operations.
FIMER is launching high-power inverter and high-capacity storage platforms for the residential market with an aim of helping installers make the most of increasing demand.
EDF Renewables is targeting a 1GW development pipeline of onshore renewables in Ireland.
The British Army’s first Project Prometheus solar farm has been officially opened by the minister for defence procurement, Jeremy Quin.
Construction of a 49.9MW solar PV asset in South Gloucestershire being developed by Cero Generation and Enso Energy is to begin, having achieved financial close.
Two coal power stations in the east midlands – Cottam and West Burton – are now to be home to solar PV with a combined capacity of over 1GW.
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Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has acquired the 350MW Cleve Hill solar-plus-storage site in Kent, UK, with this expected to be the largest single site PV install in the UK once completed.
The UK’s first solar-power Park and Ride has opened in Leeds according to West Yorkshire Combined Authority, with a capacity of 1.136MWp.
Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is targeting a 20MW solar project to help power its manufacturing facility in Irvine, Scotland.
A new renewables firm with the backing of SSE has been launched with a focus on roll-out of large-scale solar and wind farms across the UK and Europe.
All signs point to growing solar installations this year, with up to 191GW expected to be deployed, but reaching that figure won’t be without its challenges as procurement remains subject to shipping constraints and higher costs, the September 2021 episode of the Solar Media Podcast hears.