A 17MW solar farm being developed by Lightsource BP has been granted planning permission by Rugby Borough Council.
Solar generation increased by 18% in the second quarter of this year as renewables overtook nuclear, new data from EnAppSys reveals.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued an open letter to suppliers calling for export tariffs before the 1 January 2020 deadline.
Solar Power Portal speaks to Solarcentury chief executive Frans van den Heuvel and strategy director David Edwards about subsidy-free solar in the UK, battery storage and what advice it might have for a future government.
National Grid has completed the $100 million (£80 million) acquisition of US solar and wind developer Geronimo Energy.
Blackfinch Investments has sealed the deal on the acquisition of a new subsidy-free solar farm project in North Wales.
Emma Bridge, chief executive of Community Energy England, looks at some of the successes and challenges community energy is currently facing in light of the closure to the feed-in tariff and announcement of the Smart Export Guarantee.
The government should provide sustained funding into solar innovation and set a clear vision for the role of flexibility in the energy system, according to a new report.
Viridian Solar has penned a new supply agreement for its roof-integrated solar solution, adding another string to its new-build housing market bow.
Reductions in costs of solar technology, as well as co-location with increasingly cheaper storage, is set to boost solar growth in the later part of the next decade, said National Grid ESO.
A wrap-up of recent solar project news including a charity in West Sussex that will save thousands on its energy bills, Lidl's Irish solar expansion and why First Solar panels installed in Lancashire are 'coming home'.
The government should create a route to market for solar and onshore wind, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said in its 2019 Progress Report.
Solarcentury is backing its potential sale to help the company accelerate and establish itself as a major player in the energy transition.
A 36.6MW subsidy-free solar farm has gone into planning in Scotland as Green Energy International (GEI) announces a pipeline of over 700MW.
Solar investor Octopus Energy Investments lauds its renewable business mission as it rebrands as Octopus Renewables.
Oxford PV has secured £34 million in new funding, partly from Meyer Burger, for a 200MW heterojunction (HJT) solar cell line.
E.On has unveiled a range of interest-free financing options for domestic solar and storage in the UK, helping consumers spread installation costs.
The Conservative Environmental Network (CEN) has released its manifesto, outlining ideas for how the Conservative Party could tackle the climate emergency, including the removal of barriers to solar and storage.
The solar industry has hit back at official government deployment statistics, arguing that without an improved collation system they have become “meaningless”.
A 1.7MWp solar farm is to be built at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA), financed by the airport's investors the Peel Group.
Viridian Solar continues its expansion through a new partnership to bring its roof integrated solar to the Republic of Ireland.
A fresh round of collective solar purchasing schemes is to launch across the UK this September, this time hoping to incorporate domestic storage.
Solar can help wildlife to thrive, a new tool aims to prove while also seeking to help industry with improving biodiversity of sites.
The Solar & Storage Live Awards, organised by Terrapinn, is proud to announce this year’s shortlist.
Legislation to increase the rate of VAT attached to solar panels and home batteries to 20% move forward yesterday following a legislation committee hearing that included accusations of government errors and “bombast and windbaggery”.
Social Energy is closing in on raising up to £50 million in new finance, after more than 20 companies expressed an interest in helping support the energy tech firm’s expansion.
Community solar has faced its toughest year yet, according to a new report, detailing how new generation capacity fell in 2018.
A £10 million fund has been launched to support community renewable projects, including solar.
Last summer’s heatwave helped double NextEnergy Solar Fund’s profits, but the adverse effects of high temperatures dragged down its overall performance, the company said.
Tesco is to install around 5MW of rooftop solar PV across its UK site portfolio after penning a PPA agreement.