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.
A council-owned solar farm has smashed generation targets in its third year of operation, taking its overall income to £4 million.
London’s Goldsmiths University will look to install “significantly” more solar PV as part of a new series of pledges in response to the climate emergency.
A Welsh dairy farm, E O Morris and Son, has seen the install of a £20,000 rooftop solar system.
Denbighshire-based renewables installer Carbon Zero Renewables has been put up for sale by its managing director Gareth Jones.
A wrap-up of recent solar project news including a charity in West Sussex that will save thousands on its energy bills, Lidl's Irish solar expansion and why First Solar panels installed in Lancashire are 'coming home'.
The Solar & Storage Live Awards, organised by Terrapinn, is proud to announce this year’s shortlist.
Tesco is to install around 5MW of rooftop solar PV across its UK site portfolio after penning a PPA agreement.
Solar Power Portal has today launched a new survey in a bid to determine just how effective recent policy movements in the UK energy market could prove for domestic solar.
Thrive Renewables has revealed record profits as costs of solar and wind fall, with greater investments on the cards.
Centrica has today unveiled a new electric vehicle offering, with solar and battery storage set to play a central role.
Anesco has targeted the UK’s domestic solar-plus-storage market with a new ‘at Home’ offering comprising a raft of clean energy technologies.
The government is aiming to start the legislative process for the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) before the summer in a bid to have the export tariff up and running before the end of the year.
The judging panel for this year’s Solar & Storage Awards, organised by Terrapinn, has been announced, with the deadline for nominations fast approaching.
As climate protests take to the streets, the Solar Trade Association’s Leonie Greene offers a glimpse at what the immediate future has in store for the UK’s solar industry and its growing independence.
Over 900 solar panels have been installed for Hildon Natural Mineral Water in a bid to cut its carbon emissions.
Léonie Greene, director of advocacy and new markets at the Solar Trade Association, looks back at the some of the moments and people that have been critical to the solar industry under the feed-in tariff on the eve of the scheme’s closure.
Alice Grundy speaks to installers who’ve experienced the rise and fall of the feed-in tariff to determine what they’ve learned and what they expect of the industry moving forward.