The green economy has widely condemned the government’s post-subsidy renewables vision, deriding it for a lack of clarity and the potential for it to have “worrying” and “truly bizarre” consequences.
Rapid electric vehicle chargers have been added to a solar and storage hub in Dundee to utilise the clean electricity generation and batteries to charge the city’s fleet of electric vehicles.
The Home Insulation & Energy Systems Contractors Scheme (HIES) has joined TrustMark as a scheme operator, reinforcing its consumer protection standards.
The government is keen to avoid a “bonanza” of people “gaming the system” as it continues to mull a replacement for the small-scale feed-in tariff scheme.
One of the first high profile subsidy-free commercial installs has been completed at the Keepmoat Stadium, home to Doncaster Rovers Football Club, with low technology costs and public sector backing showing that solar has a strong future post-feed-in tariff (FiT).
Solar Power Portal is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.
Solar stalwart Solarcentury has appointed Wolf Dietrich as its new UK general manager as the company prepares for “strong future growth” in the market.
SPP talks to Alastair Mounsey, UK country manager at JA Solar, about what to expect from the UK market as it rebounds and what installers can learn from other markets who’ve managed regulatory change in the past.
Half a megawatt of existing solar has been taken over by Community Power Cornwall (CPC) as the community energy sector continues to show signs of its buying power following the £1.34 million purchase of a developer.
Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) has installed a 380kWh Tesla battery alongside two electric vehicle charging points as the science park sets out to turn its flagship building into “an energy island”.
Solar Panel Cleaning Services (SPCS) has clinched a panel cleaning contract with Low Carbon Hub, representing more than 30 sites throughout Oxfordshire.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a second phase of the successful Solar Together London group buying scheme, expanding it to a further eight boroughs.
The Port of Silloth has officially opened its new 250kWp solar farm on Marshall Dock, representing an investment of £250,000 in port infrastructure.
Fiera Infrastructure has received £48 million of financing to support its acquisition of a 41MWp portfolio of solar installations from Macquarie, which was first announced last year.
Kingfisher has opened its first net zero energy store powered by a combination of solar with battery storage and air source heat pumps to generate and use as much power as it needs, passing the excess into the grid.
The City of London Corporation is to deploy solar panels on a number of its buildings under plans that will see the governing body of the Square Mile source 100% renewable electricity from October 2018 onwards.
Shadow business, energy and industrial strategy secretary Rebecca Long-Bailey has led an attack on the government’s existing renewables policy, labelling it “shambolic”.
Solar Media, the publisher of Solar Power Portal and organiser of the Solar Power Portal Awards, is delighted to announce that a new nominations record has been set for this year’s ceremony.
Guernsey’s electricity utility has unveiled the island’s largest solar installation to date on the rooftop of a power station, which it says will make every customer “proud” to have local renewable electricity.
Solar Power Portal publisher Solar Media has announced that the deadline for nominations for this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards has been extended.
IChoosr has confirmed its next set of ‘one-round’ solar auctions are to take place on 22 August, and installers have been given more insight into the pre-qualification process.
Time is running out to enter your projects into this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards, as the nominations window slams shut NEXT WEEK.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread is to nearly double its solar capacity, installing rooftop PV on a further 70 of its hotels.
Lloyds Banking Group has launched a new £2 billion clean growth finance package to help its commercial banking clients go green.
Solar Media, the publisher of Solar Power Portal and sister publication Energy-Storage.News, has released this year’s edition of its annual Global Energy Storage Opportunity report.
Energy and clean growth minister Claire Perry has hinted that the government’s forthcoming post-2019 solar direction could deliver a “really positive” set of outcomes for the industry.
Solar Media, the publisher of Solar Power Portal, is delighted to announce that architect and TV personality George Clarke will host this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
Germany’s Tesvolt has targeted the UK’s growing C&I battery storage market with the hire of ex-Saft and Leclanché man Lawrie Wilson.
There are now less than six weeks left to nominate your projects for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.
BBC Wales has gone solar with a 120kWp rooftop system installed atop its £100 million new broadcast centre in Cardiff.