Lightsource BP has confirmed the acquisition of Irish Internet of Things (IoT) specialist Ubiworx, in a move the solar firm intends to strengthen its all-round digital capabilities.
British perovskite solar cell developer Oxford PV has undertaken a new funding round, led by key existing investors Statoil and Legal & General Capital.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and today we turn our attention to one of the most competitive categories in Product Innovation.
Perovskite specialist Oxford PV has relocated to a new HQ and R&D facilities.
Hanwha Q Cells has released its maiden monocrystalline module series featuring half-cut sells in Europe.
Perovskite solar cell developer Oxford Photovoltaics said it was working with scientists at the new Helmholtz-Zentrum Berlin (HZB) innovation lab to further the optimisation of its perovskite cell materials for silicon heterojunction solar cell technology.
Clean energy tech developer Verditek has partnered with graphene specialist Paragraf to develop what they claim will be the world’s first graphene-based solar panel.
UK-based coating firm Opus Materials has secured nearly £1 million in government funding to commercialise its self-cleaning coating for solar PV.
Rooftop solar PV is a central cog in what’s claimed to be the UK’s first blockchain-powered energy trading network in the UK.
Solarport Systems has released a new solar mounting system to the market which it says enables solar to be installed on slopes steeper than 30 degrees.
Digital technologies have and will continue to unlock a whole range of new benefits that can be delivered by solar, as well as cost reductions, increased performance and optimised revenue, according to a new report from trade body SolarPower Europe.
Ahead of next month’s PV ModuleTech conference in Kuala Lumpur, Solar Media’s head of market research Finlay Colville examines the technology trends UK developers will have to get to grips with if they’re to take advantage of the post-subsidy environment in the UK.
Valentin Software will launch a new version of its solar planning installation software program PV*SOL next month.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 are now open, and product innovation will once again return as a category.
UK-based perovskite specialist Oxford PV has signed a joint development agreement (JDA) with a global manufacturer of solar cells and modules.
The Indian and UK prime ministers Narendra Modi and Theresa May have unveiled plans to establish a joint research and development centre to support solar innovations.
The loss of thousands of solar installers from the UK market has a series of damaging knock on effects on distributors. David Pratt identifies some of the biggest issues to have emerged and what the future may hold for the solar supply side.
Across the globe, solar and renewable energy initiatives and investments are at record levels. From huge multinationals like Apple to local public bodies, organisations have realised the long-term potential of solar.
The University of Cambridge Judge Business School is looking to repeat last year’s successful renewable energy request for proposals with another request this year.