Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, explores the detail behind the data in the UK's battery storage market, as new applications continue to swell.
Now as we approach one year on, Solar Power Portal had a chat with Solar Trade Association CEO Chris Hewett about how the industry has fared in the post FiT world.
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) moves into the Virtual Power Plant (VPP) sector as it reveals its acquisition of Solo Energy.
Installers across the UK are shutting up shop in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) as uncertainty remains over key worker classification.
Solar Power Portal talked to some of the key players in the solar sector to gauge their reactions following yesterday's Budget.
Solar is once again absent from the Budget as nuclear fusion and carbon capture technologies receive funding boosts.
HBS Group Southern is to install 11.6MWp of solar PV for Anglian Water as it continues its long-held partnership.
The planning inspectorate has submitted its recommendations for the controversial Cleve Hill Solar Park, which is set to be Britain’s biggest solar farm.
German supermarket chain Lidl has seen its business rates soar by 528% due to changes in the valuation of solar installations at its sites.
Newport City Council is to roll-out rooftop solar PV across buildings in the city in a partnership with Egni Co-op and installer Joju Solar.
A rooftop solar array has been installed at cleaning technology company Kärcher’s headquarters in Banbury, Oxfordshire.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has once again hit out at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) over its solar statistics.
Limiting solar’s share in the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) to 10% is “disappointing”, the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has said, whilst welcoming the ambition shown in decarbonisation.
Solar Power Portal’s resident local authority expert Stephen Cirell investigates the role solar car ports can play in helping councils and local authorities tackle climate emergencies, helped by tumbling install costs.
HBS New Energies has completed its latest solar install for Anglian Water, this time at the utility's Jaywick Water Recycling Centre in Essex.
The Labour Party today launched its manifesto, cementing it’s plans to expand renewables and nationalise the energy sector.
The SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT) has announced that power production has begun at its first two rooftop solar photovoltaic system installations at Tesco sites.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is calling on the next government to “hit the ground running” as it stresses the need for the “urgent delivery” of three key policies.
While a lot of uncertainty still remains with regards to renewables after Brexit, the growth of subsidy free solar, along with net zero and other targets enshrined in UK law, and the World Trade Organisations (WTO) arrangements should reassure the solar industry. But concerns over imports, skilled staff and growing costs remain.
EDF has clinched a deal to provide solar, battery storage and other clean energy technologies to a future theme park in the UK.
ScottishPower’s renewables arm has applied to build a utility-scale solar-plus-storage farm in Scotland, which is to be backed by a private wire connection with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.
National Grid ESO has teamed up with the University of Sheffield’s PV_Live initiative to map out ‘invisible’ solar panels and improve its forecasting.
Implement “proper” climate change plans or risk facing legal challenge, environmental lawyers have warned 100 councils across England.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has slammed government solar deployment statistics, issuing an ultimatum to either “get its house in order” or cease publishing the figures.
Commercial solar installer RenEnergy has scored a new partnership with Premier League football club Norwich City.
Octopus Energy has launched a new joint venture aimed at helping develop community energy projects in the UK.
HBS New Energies has been appointed as one of the principle PV contractors for the installation of solar across 21 Welsh Water sites.
Solar Power Portal will be reporting live and exhibiting at this year’s Solar & Storage Live exhibition, continuing its relationship with the show.
Photon Energy is continuing its long-standing partnership with Bournemouth University, installing a 108kWp solar system.