BayWa r.e. has landed a contract to provide operations and maintenance services to Octopus Investments for 13 of its UK solar farms.
Greencoat Solar has added a further 60MW to its portfolio with a new acquisition, taking its total installed capacity above 600MW.
NTR has landed €229 million (£207 million) in commitments for its second renewable energy income fund, attracting interest from some of Europe’s biggest financial powerhouses.
Lightsource BP has confirmed that it has clinched a deal with Budweiser brewer AB InBev to develop and operate PPA-backed, subsidy-free solar farms.
Large-scale solar deployment in the UK is set to re-ignite next year as the technology continues to beat all previous cost estimates and could be as cheap as £40 per megawatt hour by 2030, the Solar Trade Association has said.
Lightsource BP is to deploy more than 300MW of utility-scale solar farms backed by power purchase agreements in the UK, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has tasked energy aggregator Limejump to trade 120MW of its solar generation through a new power purchase agreement (PPA).
Foresight Solar Fund Limited (FSFL) has acquired a portfolio of 11 operational solar farms in the UK for a total consideration of £33.1 million.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, details precisely how the UK’s post-subsidy solar pipeline has soared to just shy of 3GW, while simultaneously forecasting something of a revival for UK solar in 2019 with 500MW to be developed.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has added 470MW of subsidy-free PV assets to its acquisition pipeline as an “exceptional” summer of solar saw profits rise.
Hive Energy and Wirsol have submitted their application to develop their planned nationally significant solar farm, Cleve Hill, albeit on a slightly reduced scale to that originally proposed.
50GW of solar would be needed by 2050 if the government is to meet its climate change targets, helping to meet all of summer demand within a zero emission energy system, according to a new report.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, reveals precisely how and where subsidy-free solar in the UK is to get underway next year.
Foresight has revealed it recouped around £13 million in compensation for lost production last year as it cast its eyes beyond what it has termed a “transitionary” year for UK solar.
BlackRock Real Assets’ Kingfisher partnership has kicked into gear, acquiring 13.5MW of solar assets from developer CTF Solar, a unit of China Triumph.
Greencoat Capital has won the race to acquire the highly sought-after portfolio of UK solar assets developed by Canadian Solar.
Data principles like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning could play useful, but limited roles in the future of solar asset management, a panel has heard.
Emerging players in the UK’s secondary solar market may struggle as portfolios become more disparate, heaping importance on owners having sufficient teams in place.
Ireland is to pilot a domestic microgeneration scheme for solar PV this summer according to climate minister Denis Naughten, opening the potential for funding outside of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS).
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has added a further four ground-mount solar farms to its portfolio while cutting medium- and long-term power price forecasts.
Just 300MW of the near 6GW pipeline of large scale solar projects in Ireland are likely to get built, according to John Mullins, chief executive officer of Amarenco.
Rockfire Capital has clinched the acquisition of Magnetar’s UK solar portfolio, propelling them towards the very top of UK Solar’s asset owner list.
Power purchase agreements between corporates and renewable electricity generators are surging in popularity throughout Europe, the RE100 has claimed.
Investment in UK renewables collapsed by more than half last year on the back of falling policy support, new analysis has shown.
Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS), an independent system solutions and flexibility services provider, has taken in more than £28 million million in outside investment since November, with plans to target 100MW of UK projects.
Renewables investment group FIM Services has acquired two operational solar parks in the UK.
Developers of large scale solar farms are facing a 20% increase in planning fees after the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) chief planner confirmed changes days before Christmas.
Finlay Colville, head of Solar Media’s Market Research division, takes a look at some of the emerging trends to look for in UK solar in 2018, and what they mean for the country’s largest asset holders.
Hampshire-based INRG Solar is plotting a 120MW solar array near Scunthorpe in what could be the country’s second proposed solar farm of significant infrastructure status.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has bolstered its board with the appointment of ex-Barclays executive Sharon Parr.