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.
A UK start-up is launching a pontoon manufacturing facility in Cumbria with a capacity equivalent of 12MW.
Construction has started at Bentley Motors’ 2.7MW solar carport, which stands to be the country’s largest when complete.
Campbell & Kennedy has been awarded a contract to design and install over 400kWp of solar on schools and the offices of the Scottish Borders Council.
Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN) has relaxed restrictions it attached to new solar projects following successful lobbying by the Solar Trade Association’s Scotland team.
An 110kW solar farm has been completed at Dublin Airport, which will provide the facility with half the annual energy requirements of its reservoir system and help the airport reach its 2020 energy reduction targets.
Battery storage is of growing interest to commercial and industrial (C&I) entities, but the wider energy efficiency sector has seen Brexit and other policy woes send confidence to new lows.
Solar carport specialist FlexiSolar has bolstered its operations team on the back of “significant growth” of its pipeline.
Community energy organisation Brighton Energy Coop (BEC) completed a hat-trick of new commercial rooftop solar installs last month.
A 1MW subsidy-free solar farm being built by Cranfield University is nearing completion after construction, led by RenEnergy, began last month.
Sharp has launched its latest offering for the European market, a 48 cell PV module boasting what the Japanese electronics firm has dubbed ‘Best in Class’ efficiency levels.
RepowerBalcolme has completed its latest community funded install at a primary school in West Sussex in a sign that the economics of such projects are now “coming back” following feed-in tariff cuts.
The UK’s first listed fund for energy storage is setting out to raise £100 million for investment in battery projects, with a seed portfolio of an estimated 18MW/20MWh already arranged.
Low Carbon is to extend its partnership with Land Rover’s yacht racing team, formed by four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, with the installation of more solar capacity at its base in Portsmouth alongside new electric vehicle chargers.
Highland Council is to invest £2.3 million in building a range of small solar farms across its estate after agreeing on a scheme that aims to make more than £4 million for the council over 20 years.
AES Solar has racked up a partnership with EV charging and battery storage supplier Phuse Energy.
Solarcentury’s UK revenues more than halved in 2017 amidst a backdrop of subsidy uncertainty, a loss which was somewhat mitigated by the firm’s international growth.
Clean Solar Solutions (CSS) has landed a contract to conduct panel cleaning and ground maintenance works for energy giant Centrica.
UK solar distributor Waxman Energy has added Trina Solar panels to its portfolio of solar products.
Regulators, policymakers, experts, developers, utilities, aggregators and of course, energy storage industry participants will fill out the Victoria Park Plaza in London next week to discuss everything impacting the deployment of energy storage.
Puredrive Energy has launched a power purchase agreement (PPA) offer for installations of battery energy storage facilities up to 50kWh to address the different needs of the commercial sector.
Zestec Asset Management is aiming to ignite the UK’s commercial solar rooftop market with a multi-million pound, subsidy-free model.