Two coal power stations in the east midlands – Cottam and West Burton – are now to be home to solar PV with a combined capacity of over 1GW.
Elgin Energy expects to accelerate the deployment of a significant portion of its utility-scale solar portfolio thanks to a new financing deal with German bank Berenberg.
A 50MW solar and battery storage scheme being developed by JBM Solar Projects has received planning permission.
Nissan is to nearly triple the renewable energy generation at its Sunderland manufacturing plant with a proposed 20MW solar farm.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund’s two 50MW battery assets in Northern Ireland are in the final stages of construction and testing, the company announced.
Elgin Energy is to progress a 210MW portfolio of subsidy-free solar following the closure of its first fundraise with Focus Capital Partners.
A collection of energy and environmental organisations are urging the government to up its commitment to UK solar with the implementation of a deployment target of at least 40GW by 2030.
Foresight Solar Fund is looking to diversify its portfolio with the addition of utility-scale battery storage systems.
Oxford PV is lauding a new record with its perovskite solar cell, which is able to convert 29.5% of solar energy into electricity.
EY has signed a ten-year zero carbon power purchase agreement (PPA) with a UK solar farm in Norfolk, its first in the country.
Danish developer European Energy (EE) has teamed up with North Yorkshire’s Norstar to build 200MW of new projects in the UK.
A battery storage site in Northern Ireland developed by Low Carbon and Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has been energised.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Ronan Kilduff, managing director of Elgin Energy, to talk about why Ireland was chosen to develop bifacial, the importance of open data when trialing newer technologies and technologies and the potential for "further business" with Foresight.
International solar developer ReneSola has entered into a joint venture with subsidy-free solar platform Novergy to develop UK solar.
Foresight Group and Elgin Energy are to develop 200MW of UK solar PV as part of a new partnership.
Statkraft Ireland has acquired a portfolio of 275MWdc of solar from Lightsource BP.
The UK will need to deploy 80GW of solar to meet net zero according to a new whitepaper.
The UK’s first DC-coupled battery energy storage system is under development in a collaboration between GE Renewable Energy and Wykes.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has completed the acquisition of a 64.2MWp UK solar portfolio.
Solar generation across Europe jumped 15% in the first six months of the year, reaching 68TWh largely due to bigger solar farms coming online.
The UK's largest council-owned battery storage site, the 30MW Fideoak Mill site, is now fully operational.
Anesco has sold on its subsidy-free Clayhill solar farm to GRIDSERVE in a “major step” towards becoming a service provider over asset owner.
Solar has superseded expectations as it scoops up 796MW in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction.
Ireland’s Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) has been approved by the European Commission.
Renewables could power Transport for London’s rail services as it explores the possibility of forming Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs).
Cleve Hill Solar Park has dodged an attempt to get its development consent overturned by Swale Borough Council.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has acquired 41MW of energy storage in a £20.1 million transaction.
London Stock Exchange-listed energy storage fund Gore Street has outlined how it sees Japan as a “very interesting market” following its investment from JXTG Nippon Oil & Energy Corporation.