Resource management company Veolia is set to double its renewable electricity capacity, deploying solar panels across restored landfill sites.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is calling for the introduction of a floor price above zero for the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) to help support community energy.
Solar Media's head of research Finlay Colville takes a look at the UK's solar farm pipeline, and what we can expect to come online in the next year.
EleXsys Energy has completed a £3.65 million fundraise to support the global expansion of its solar and storage microgrid platform.
Foresight Solar Fund and JLEN have each acquired a 50% equity stake in Sandridge Battery Storage Limited, which holds the development rights to the 50MW lithium-ion Sandridge Battery Storage project.
Danish solar PV business Obton has announced it is to double its investment in Irish solar partner Shannon Energy.
EDF Renewables Ireland has began construction of three new solar farms with a total capacity of 17MW.
A joint venture aimed at breaking down barriers preventing community energy projects from coming on-stream has been relaunched by Octopus Energy and the Midcounties Co-operative.
Over 500MW of new UK solar PV and onshore wind is to be developed by a joint venture between Cubico Sustainable Investments and Peel NRE.
By 2030, all of the world's solar resource will be economic in comparison to local fossil fuel generation, according to a new report from thinktank Carbon Tracker.
German PV manufacturer SOLARWATT is gearing up for UK growth with the appointment Trevor Treleven as technical support and sales engineer.
Commercial solar PV firm BeBa Energy is celebrating the finished installation of a new rooftop solar array for KLM UK Engineering and Norwich Airport.
Ahead of the company’s 25th anniversary, Solar Power Portal caught up with Solarsense's Stephen Barrett to discuss how the sector has developed over the last quarter century, and what’s next.
The UK solar industry continued its sustained growth in a zero-subsidy environment, posting 175MWp-dc of new capacity in the 3 months to 31 March 2021 (Q1’21).
Anesco has submitted a planning application for a 19.657MW Solar Farm in Amber Valley, Derbyshire.
Gresham House has secured a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 4.3MW solar farm through renewable energy procurement platform Zeigo.
Green tech software nonprofit Open Climate Fix has been awarded £500,000 for its solar power forecast technology from Google.org.
Members of the UK solar industry have voiced support for plans to develop a supply-chain transparency protocol to tackle concerns over forced labour.
ScottishPower has submitted a planning application for up to 40MW of solar, along with up to 50MW of battery storage and a 20MW electrolyser as part of its Green Hydrogen for Scotland project.
HBS New Energies has been awarded a contract by Wain Homes to install solar PV amounting to a total of just under 300kWp on 123 new low-carbon dwellings.
As Viridian Solar looks to expand – with the Netherlands a key market for the company – the “financial firepower” it now has access to will help it support even its largest clients in rolling out solar as a standard part of every roof.
The British Army has hailed the installation of a 2.3MW photovoltaic solar farm at its Defence School of Transport (DST), Leconfield.
Solar development giant Lightsource bp has unveiled proposals for a 350MW site in North Anglesey, Wales.
UK renewables distributor Midsummer has announced a new partnership with Chinese solar PV manufacturer Jinko Solar.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Andrew King and Ian Harding, co-founders and directors of Enso Energy, to talk about the key considerations for putting solar through planning, the timeline of Enso's 1GW pipeline and how government policy could support further solar development.
Viridian Solar’s “eyes remain firmly on the future” as it announces it has been acquired by roofing manufacturer Marley.
NextEnergy Capital has energised two subsidy-free solar farms, one of which - a 75MWp asset developed in Wales - is claimed to be the largest constructed PV plant in the UK.
Global renewables firm RES has unveiled a new a pipeline of solar projects in the UK and Ireland totaling over 1GW.
An additional £300 million of funding for domestic energy efficiency upgrades has been announced, marking an extension of the Local Authority Delivery of the Green Homes Grant.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is hailing the approval of two subsidy-free solar developments, which brings it up to its c.150MWp UK target.