Going subsidy-free with 5.4MWp Hall Farm II and 50MWp Staughton changed 'everything', executive says in interview held after firm reached raising milestone with first global fund.
UK solar wholesaler Midsummer Energy has bolstered its partner ranks on the back of doubled sales in 2019, noting a gathering momentum behind the industry.
Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has requested to remove solar PV from a planning application lodged with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.
The number of jobs in the solar sector has dropped "disappointingly" since 2015, according figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show.
Above Surveying is looking to expand its international reach after securing expansion capital from multiple family offices.
Cadent, Britain’s largest gas distribution network, has launched its first solar farm, comprising 388 solar panels.
Co-op Energy has launched the Community Power tariff that will ensure all the electricity provided is sourced from community renewable energy projects.
Ofgem is in talks with suppliers to “ensure they understand their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) obligations”, with export tariffs required to be available to all customers with eligible installs.
Irish solar developer Shannon Energy is to develop 500MW of solar in Ireland over five years in a joint venture with Danish renewables investor and developer Obton Energy.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) offerings continue to be announced, as Good Energy reveals its tariff for smaller installations isn’t yet operational.
UK renewables asset manager Armstrong Capital Management has penned a new joint venture with Danish investor European Energy to pursue a 500MW solar and storage pipeline in the UK.
The Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a £6.8 million solar project, that will see the largest roof mounted solar array in Humber constructed on the Port of Hull it says.
Solar installer Solar Plants has gone into administration, ceasing to trade after eight years of business.
Solar and battery storage developer Anesco has restructured its debt in a bid to realise further growth in 2020.
The town of Corwen in Denbighshire in north-east Wales is looking to get up to 60 local households that generate their own power from solar panels to sign up to the Corwen Energy Local (CEL) scheme.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is joining forces with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) for a new offering.
Shell Energy has boosted its Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff to 3.5p per kWh, two days after the scheme was introduced.
A number of prominent figures in the renewable industry have received awards as part of the 2020 New Year’s Honours list, including Virginia Graham.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs have been unveiled after the legislation came into full effect yesterday (1 January 2020), with pricing ranging wildly from Social Energy's 5.6p per kWh down to the barely-compliant 0.001p per kWh that Shell Energy is offering.
Zero carbon sources, including solar, generated more power in 2019 than fossil fuels in a historic first, according to National Grid.
The Solar Power Portal editorial team will now be taking a short break over the holiday season.
Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe reflect on this year’s energy storage headlines, and do their best to predict what the energy transition may hold in store in 2020.
Oxford City Council is lauding what it claims is one of the UK’s “largest public solar carports”.
Shell Energy’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff is to launch later in 2020 than the 1 January implementation date, it told Solar Power Portal.
The Irish government has confirmed new details surrounding the country’s eagerly anticipated renewables auction, due to kick-off next year
GRIDSERVE has completed its “game changing” hybrid solar-plus-storage site in York, becoming the first utility-scale solar farm in the UK to use both trackers and bifacial solar panels.
Lightsource BP has heralded the return of large-scale solar build-out in the UK, revealing it is pursuing a 1GW project pipeline in its home market.
In this month’s podcast, Solar Media's Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe discuss how the world’s energy giants are turning to solar (and storage) in a big way, and take a look at what’s driving new energy storage technology.
Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) membership is to be integrated into Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) from next year.
Limiting solar’s share in the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) to 10% is “disappointing”, the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has said, whilst welcoming the ambition shown in decarbonisation.