ZSL Whipsnade has unveiled plans for a lion shaped solar farm, in an effort to reduce the UK’s largest zoo’s carbon footprint.
Sponsored Q CELLS: Talkin‘ bout a solar evolution
Adaptable, affordable, and easily available, solar PV is altering the renewable energy landscape of the UK one panel at a time – and solar is still capable of doing so much more to galvanise the fight against climate change, writes Q CELLS’ Ian Clover.
The latest episode of the Solar Media Podcast, sponsored by Honeywell, is now available to stream featuring discussion around recent scrutiny on solar supply chains.
Supermarket chain Lidl GB has announced that it will be installing solar panels on all new stores as part of a new commitment to be carbon neutral by 2022.
The Climate Change Committee’s (CCC) has called for “long-term ambition” around solar and other renewables.
The UK should grow its solar capacity to 210GW by 2050, unlocking a low cost transition to net zero, a new report has found.
Renewable energy product manufacturer myenergi has completed a major product redesign in response to shortages in silicon globally.
The British Army has hailed the installation of a 2.3MW photovoltaic solar farm at its Defence School of Transport (DST), Leconfield.
Q&A: Solar Energy UK’s new chairman Matt Black on COP26, the Green Homes Grant and 10 years in solar
Solar Energy UK has named Matt Black, non-executive director at UK-based greentech startup Solivus as its new chairman. We caught up with him to talk about his move into the renewables sector more than a decade ago, the trade body's preparations for COP26, and the opportunities that lay ahead for the industry as the UK moves towards its net-zero emissions target.
Planning consent has been granted for a 50MW battery energy storage project in Aberdeenshire for developer Intelligent Land Investments Group (ILI Group).
HBS New Energies has partnered with JA Solar and GSE Integration to offer a new roof-integrated PV system to help housing developers deliver zero carbon ready homes.
Solar Power Portal caught up with E.On’s Chris Lovatt, chief operating officer for energy infrastructure services – who is taking a place on Eco2Solar’s board as part of the investment – to discuss the investment, residential solar and the drive for decarbonisation.
The solar sector has welcomed the UK government’s 31% home carbon emissions reduction target as part of the long-awaited Future Homes Standard update.
To reach net zero, the UK should target 85GW of solar by 2050 according to the Climate Change Committee's (CCC) landmark new report.
The City of London has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Voltalia for a 49MW solar farm in Dorset, in what it claims is a first of its kind deal in the UK.
Tesco has a new partnership with renewable energy investor Low Carbon to create three new solar farms as it looks to "play its part" in decarbonisation.
A coalition of business associations have come together to demand solar exception from ‘punitive business rates’.
Scottish Water has completed another solar site, as it continues its push to reach net zero by 2040.
Scottish Water has detailed its plans to ramp up its reliance on renewable energy in its net zero roadmap.
Hackney Council’s publicly-owned renewable energy services company, Hackney Light and Power, is celebrating the completion of its first roof installation.
Scottish Water has continued its push to decarbonise its operations, with the completion of a new solar PV system.
Exeter City Council has taken a step forward in developing its first solar-plus-storage farm, with work now underway at the site.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has called on the UK government to target 40GW of solar capacity by 2030.
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?
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.
Solar is “ready to deliver” in the transition to a net zero future but the Labour Party is facing a “considerable challenge” in its proposed target of net zero by 2030.
Low carbon technologies must focus their efforts on collaborating, rather than lobbying against each other if the UK’s net zero target is to be met, a BEIS representative has said.
Bristol has today formally launched the procurement process for its £1 billion project to turn it into the UK’s first carbon neutral city.
Chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid has been slammed by the green economy for adding just £30 million to the government’s net zero budget, a mere 0.1% of what is expected to be needed.
The UK will need 20 million ‘mini power stations’ to reach its net zero energy goals, with the need to create a policy framework for technologies like solar PV and energy storage an immediate priority, a group convened in Britain’s parliament this week heard.