Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, reveals how new entrants with ambitious build-out plans have taken the UK’s large-scale solar pipeline beyond 9GW, ahead of a free webinar on the subject next week.
The pipeline of large-scale solar farms in the UK saw a massive uptick in April 2020, with a record level of new capacity added. Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, has all the details.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) plans to commence construction “shortly” on an 8.5MWp subsidy-free extension as it reiterates the minimal effect of COVID-19 on its operations.
Solar Power Portal spoke to Andrew Moore, one of the directors of the Creacombe solar farm, to talk subsidy-free community solar, the possibility of battery storage and just how Creacombe came to be.
In the first of a series of articles to be published on Solar Power Portal, Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, explores the make-up of the UK’s 8.5GW of large-scale solar farms currently in operation.
Anesco has powered up a 12MW solar farm in Buckinghamshire following completion of the site.
UK utility solar pipeline continues growth, near-term window allows suppliers to fill prospect lists
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, discusses continued growth of the UK’s utility-scale solar pipeline amidst the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, and the opportunities posed for potential site suppliers.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Emma Bridge to talk about how the market has changed since the end of the FiT, the delays projects are facing due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and whether subsidy-free is a reality for community solar.
AMP's MD Mark Tarry talked to Solar Power Portal about the company's solar developments and the growing subsidy free sector.
Solar Power Portal sat down with Ricardo Piñeiro, head of UK Solar at Foresight Group, to discuss the rise of subsidy free solar, the return of the contracts for difference auction (CfD), and the effect of the Targeted Charging Review (TCR).
Dave Ogden, managing director of ICP Smith Brothers, talked to Solar Power Portal about how subsidy free solar is changing the industry and what’s to come.
During the first two months of 2020, an additional 675MW of ground-mount large-scale solar farms has been added to the pipeline, taking the cumulative pipeline now to 7GW across a total of 345 sites.
Solar Power Portal has today launched a new content campaign to shine a light on the growing case for unsubsidised, utility-scale solar in the UK.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) said it continues to eye up “exciting” new investments after a year in which its power purchase agreement strategy helped it side-step tumbling power prices.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural Utility Solar Summit, charting the UK’s return to gigawatt-scale solar deployment.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, provides a forensic analysis of the UK’s utility-scale solar pipeline, detailing precisely why the market looks set to return to gigawatt-scale deployment this year.
Solar developer Elgin Energy has secured £4.7 million of funding to complete the late-stage development of a 250MW-strong UK solar portfolio.
Going subsidy-free with 5.4MWp Hall Farm II and 50MWp Staughton changed 'everything', executive says in interview held after firm reached raising milestone with first global fund.
UK renewables asset manager Armstrong Capital Management has penned a new joint venture with Danish investor European Energy to pursue a 500MW solar and storage pipeline in the UK.
GRIDSERVE has completed its “game changing” hybrid solar-plus-storage site in York, becoming the first utility-scale solar farm in the UK to use both trackers and bifacial solar panels.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has switched on its 50MWp subsidy-free Staughton solar farm as it continues its 150MWp push.
Lightsource BP has heralded the return of large-scale solar build-out in the UK, revealing it is pursuing a 1GW project pipeline in its home market.
Canadian Solar has said it is in the process of developing a pipeline of subsidy-free solar farms in the UK, joining a recent flurry of developers to return to the build-out phase.
BP has boosted its stake in Lightsource BP to a 50:50 joint venture, establishing new investment to pursue a burgeoning international development pipeline.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, provides an early forecast for what next year holds in store for UK solar as post-subsidy economics and a surging project pipeline come to the fore.
The Octopus Group will float a new renewables fund, the Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust, on the London Stock Exchange.
Enrico Ambrosini has been appointed as global head of origination at integrated solar power company, Solarcentury. He will lead the companies energy management and power offtake agreements, developing trading and hedging strategies.