Leicestershire County Council has set its sights on a new solar farm and carbon neutral site, in a new £14 million green project.
Joju Solar is “very confident” it will make it through the lockdown period despite furloughing staff as it takes a cautious approach to opening up.
Negative business impacts caused by COVID-19 have been seen by 90% of solar installers, according to a new survey.
Talking to Solar Power Portal, solar installer Solarsense’s MD Stephen Barrett explained how the company is focusing on design and quotes, as they’ve stepped away from both residential and commercial installations for the safety of their staff and clients.
A grant scheme funded through solar feed-in tariffs has been launched by energy supplier Centrica.
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.