The Liberal Democrats party has released its manifesto for the upcoming general election, promising to ramp up support for renewables.
The Octopus Group will float a new renewables fund, the Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust, on the London Stock Exchange.
The SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT) has announced that power production has begun at its first two rooftop solar photovoltaic system installations at Tesco sites.
The Green Party has launched its manifesto, including a pledge to invest £12 billion a year into renewables and to fit one million solar panels on homes per year.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is expecting to have amassed an operational subsidy-free solar pipeline as large as 150MW by the end of next year.
The Labour Party has pledged to install solar power hubs on 2,000 buildings around the country if elected in December.
Energy suppliers Octopus Energy and Midcounties Co-operative have launched Co-op Community Energy, a joint venture that will support renewable energy projects.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is calling on the next government to “hit the ground running” as it stresses the need for the “urgent delivery” of three key policies.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is celebrating the successful connection of its maiden subsidy-free solar farm, claiming it to be the first by a listed investment company.
Firm describes energy contract with Cheshire West and Chester Council as one of the largest public sector housing solar PV contracts since the disappearance of the feed-in-tariff.
Cardiff Airport has signed a joint agreement with Cenin Renewables for a 2MW solar PV farm that will form part of the former's Environmental Flight Path.
The Solar Trade Association today paid testament to Léonie Greene after it was announced she would be standing down from the trade body after more than eight years.
Ethical investment platform Abundance has launched its latest housing offer, with rooftop solar a key element of the plans.
Solar has continued to be the most popular renewable technology with the public as of September 2019, a factor which must be considered by any prospective government the industry has said.
As the UK prepares for yet another election, following the dissolution of parliament in the early hours yesterday, pledges for increased solar power are notable in almost all the major party's campaigns.
The Labour party has launched its Warm Homes for All initiative, which would see a wide scale rollout of renewables and low carbon technologies such as solar PV.
Solar panel manufacturer Viridian Solar has been chosen by construction company Stewart Milne Homes as a preferred supplier, signing a Group Supply Agreement.
Aberdeenshire Council has appointed solar installer Emtec Energy to deliver solar and battery storage retrofits to 500 local authority homes.
Enrico Ambrosini has been appointed as global head of origination at integrated solar power company, Solarcentury. He will lead the companies energy management and power offtake agreements, developing trading and hedging strategies.
A 14.7MW community-owned solar farm in Warwickshire has clinched a new refinancing package from ethical banking firm Triodos and Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC).
Solar Media’s Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe return for episode three of the Solar Media Podcast, taking an extensive look at Britain’s net zero legislation. Is 2050 ambitious enough? Is 2025 too ambitious? What’s the sweet spot, and what’s needed for the country to be in with a chance of attaining it?
Norway’s state-owned power giant Statkraft has entered Ireland’s nascent solar market with the acquisition of a 320MW portfolio of utility-scale assets.
Supermarket giant Tesco has announced a major green electricity project, including the installation of solar panels on 187 of its sites covering 335,000m2.
The UK’s solar capacity would need to nearly triple to 35GW to decarbonise by 2030, a report into the fastest path to decarbonisation over the next decade has found.
Smith Brothers Contracting has been confirmed as the Independent Connection Provider (ICP) for the planned 500MW solar-plus-storage Sunnica Energy Farm.
While a lot of uncertainty still remains with regards to renewables after Brexit, the growth of subsidy free solar, along with net zero and other targets enshrined in UK law, and the World Trade Organisations (WTO) arrangements should reassure the solar industry. But concerns over imports, skilled staff and growing costs remain.
Moixa is to take its battery technology to Ireland as part of a new virtual power plant (VPP) in partnership with Irish supplier Energia.
EDF has clinched a deal to provide solar, battery storage and other clean energy technologies to a future theme park in the UK.
A landmark project aimed at piloting the powering of Britain's railways with on-site solar was amongst the winners of this year's Community Energy Awards.
Flexibility aggregator Limejump has signed a short-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Bluefield Solar Income Fund. Limejump will manage the power sale for four solar farms owned by Bluefield, using its Virtual Power Platform (VPP).