Custom Solar has won a tender from Associated British Ports (ABP) to install solar under a three-year framework agreement.
NextEnergy Solar Fund has accelerated its timeline for developing subsidy-free solar in the UK, committing to completing four such projects over the next 12 months.
EFG Hermes has heaped praise on its asset optimisation team after the 365MW former-SunEdison portfolio it acquired earlier this year performed some 25% ahead of expectation.
Tesla UK has refused to comment on prospective delays to the UK release of its solar roof tiles following the company’s results disclosure earlier this month.
Aviva Investors has added over 1.6MW of rooftop solar to its portfolio after acquiring well over 200 arrays from Downing for £5 million.
What is thought to be the largest operating containerised vanadium redox flow machine system in the UK has been connected to the grid by redT energy, with the 1MWh project expected to cut a Cornish business’ reliance on grid imports in half by time shifting excess solar generation.
M&S Energy has announced the 25 winners of its third annual community energy fund, with solar and storage among the most popular technologies yet again.
Ofgem has sought to reassure solar farm owners that it will not withdraw accreditation to subsidy schemes without having a good reason to do so as it continues to work on guidance for co-locating energy storage assets with solar.
Liam Stoker draws parallels between the UK's comparatively meagre solar growth forecasts, Brexit, and "talking Britain down".
UK-based multicrsytalline wafer manufacturer PV Crystalox Solar has been awarded significant damages following a judgement over a contract dispute.
Hive Energy has confirmed it is the developer behind ambitious plans for a huge solar farm on the north Kent coast which could have a final generation capacity in excess of 350MW.
UK households with solar PV look set to pay increased network charges in the future after Ofgem provided an update on its targeted charging review earlier this evening (6 November 2017).
New buildings to be used by the British Army are being constructed with rooftop solar PV, enhancing their sustainably and efficiency.
E.On has launched a 12 month repayment plan for its solar and storage offering in an effort to help interested homeowners overcome the upfront costs of installing the technologies.
The UK’s solar market is set for a rebound in the coming years but will lose ground to the rest of Europe as a result of government policy decisions, leading consultancy EY has concluded.
Liam Stoker takes a look at the acronym-tastic review of energy costs, led by Dieter Helm, which recommended, among more than 60 other things, the phasing out of CfDs and the introduction of equivalent firm power auctions.
Public support for renewables has climbed to yet another new high in 2017, further indicating the discrepancy between the technologies and other generators in the public’s eye.
German renewables funders Capital Stage is lining up its first battery storage move, but stressed it could be some time before business models are mature enough.
Solarcentury has announced a major partnership with European renewables funder Capital Stage in a move which will provide a substantial boost to its international expansion.
United Utilities is preparing plans to deploy solar canopies at its Warrington headquarters in an effort to boost its renewable capacity with a project that, if approved, could be under construction by Spring 2018.
Ofgem has argued that competitive auctions for established renewables could still be beneficial to the UK power market.
Renewable generation set a new record in the UK throughout Q2 2017, however there have been repeated warnings for government as solar deployment continued to falter.
The National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) Propertymark has said more needs to be done to promote the benefits of solar panels to house-hunters after anecdotal evidence from its members suggested buyers could be put off by legacy installations.
Solar mounting systems company Valk Solar Systems is looking to capitalise on the “significant recovery” of the UK’s commercial rooftop market with its established flat roof system, while exclusively revealing a new concept for pitched roof tile applications.
Foresight Solar Fund has announced a fresh placing programme in a bid to raise £75 million to pursue new solar investment opportunities in the UK and Australia.
“Absurd” claims that solar panels devalue a property when it is on the market have been refuted by the Solar Trade Association (STA), with chief executive Paul Barwell telling Solar Power Portal “there is no factual evidence” for it.
Dieter Helm has recommended that feed-in tariffs and Contracts for Difference auctions be phased out and merged into a single, unified Equivalent Firm Power (EFP) auction to better reflect costs associated with intermittency.
Earlier this month Solarcentury chief Frans van den Heuvel became the fifth recipient of the Solar Power Portal Awards’ outstanding achievement accolade. We caught up with Frans to discuss his five years at the helm of one of the UK solar industry’s stalwarts and what the future might hold for the firm.
Digital technologies have and will continue to unlock a whole range of new benefits that can be delivered by solar, as well as cost reductions, increased performance and optimised revenue, according to a new report from trade body SolarPower Europe.
New build housing developers are in need of a re-education if they are to realise the benefits that solar and storage installations pose for their projects.