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.
Solar’s role in delivering net zero is being vastly underestimated as new research reveals it could provide 20% of UK electricity by 2030.
The UK’s low carbon power generation capacity must quadruple by 2050 if the UK is to achieve net zero status in that time frame, with established technologies expected to do most of the “heavy lifting”.