The Sheffield Solar research group has launched a new tool capable of forecasting output from PV systems up to 72 hours in advance.
Rooftop solar installations are going ahead in the Republic of Ireland without subsidy, according to Swiss roof mountings manufacturer Schweizer, which has suggested a rooftop tariff may not be needed.
Foresight Solar Fund has said it is to take a “prudent approach” to acquiring more solar farms in the UK, as the firm continues to tap EPCs for liquidated damages.
Caplor Energy has continued its UK solar expansion by establishing a new base in South Wales
With the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 is now just a matter of weeks away, we take a closer look at the community/social benefit project shortlist.
Plans for the largest solar farm in Scotland have been approved, allowing Elgin Energy to construct what is expected to be a subsidy-free 20MW development on the north coast.
The UK solar industry has widely backed Mayor of London Sadiq Khan’s new environment strategy, but stressed the need for national policy to support it.
Bristol Energy Cooperative (BEC) is to make a further £50,000 of community benefit funds available to projects in the South West on the back of renewed power profits.
Lior Handelsman, VP of marketing & product strategy and founder at inverter manufacturer SolarEdge, discusses solar’s excellent fire safety record and what installers need to be aware of in light of recent reports.
With the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 is now just a matter of weeks away, we take a closer look at the Energy Efficiency and Corporate Social Responsibility Programme shortlist.
A reverse solar auction is to be run for London homeowners under plans outlined by the mayor today, which place community energy schemes at the centre of City Hall’s plans while shutting the door once and for all on a rumoured London feed-in tariff.
Installing solar and storage technologies into homes could save them as much as £600 each year on their fuel bills, a new study has found.
Huntingdonshire District Council is to prioritise solar over onshore wind developments as it seeks to bolster renewables in the area.
The Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 is now just a matter of weeks away and the shortlisted entrants have all been publicised.
BayWa r.e. has clinched a deal to take over the O&M services for six solar farms owned by clean utility Good Energy.
Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium is to be powered at least in part by solar after the club extended its association with Octopus Energy.
Robert Llewellyn returns to host this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards four years after first doing so, and he’s delighted to be back compering an evening celebrating the successes of an industry he relishes. Solar Power Portal caught up with our illustrious host to talk about his obsession for all things green.
Elgin Energy has submitted plans for a subsidy free solar farm on the site of a former airfield in Scotland which if approved would see the site boast more than 50MW of capacity.
Support of both fracking and nuclear energy has continued to falter as public concern over both energy security and bills dissipates.
Solar Media's head of market research Finlay Colville delves back into the UK's vast network of planning portals to uncover the incredible scope of subsidy-free solar farms entering the planning phase, and discusses their build potential as UK solar enters its next phase.
Scandinavian furniture giant IKEA has added home battery storage solutions to its line-up of clean energy products, Solar Power Portal can reveal this morning.
Irish solar will reach grid parity in less than a decade, according to predictions by the country’s transmission system operator, despite having no large scale ground mount solar currently installed.
Lincolnshire-based solar developer Lark Energy collapsed owing more than £48.6 million, it has been revealed.
System installation and maintenance helps determine long-term performance of a photovoltaic system.
Yorkshire-based high voltage power specialist Smith Brothers has said solar and renewables are now a mainstay of its offering after completing two complex solar farms earlier this year.
Stuart Elmes, CEO at Viridian Solar and director at the Solar Trade Association, gives his two cents on this week's long-awaited announcements from the government and Ofgem.
The new BlackRock and Lightsource solar initiative will target both large and small portfolios on the UK secondary market as it opens its hefty cheque book.
UK solar jobs, turnover and operating companies all witnessed significant declines last year as a result of what the Renewable Energy Association has termed a Westminster policy ‘bonfire’.
Lightsource and BlackRock Real Assets have combined to launch a £1 billion play to consolidate the UK’s secondary solar market.