UK fast food outlet LEON will be powered solely from solar this summer following a new arrangement with energy supplier Opus Energy.
Commercial and industrial (C&I) businesses in the UK are to be offered free energy storage services from Omnio, a new firm set up to address the ‘overlooked’ market of small, distributed energy users.
Today is the last day for you to nominate your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
Solarwatt has appointed Bobbie Wright as its sales manager for the UK and Ireland to oversee the launch of its MyReserve battery storage system for homes and business in the UK.
Rockfire Energy has doubled its target UK solar acquisitions pipeline after completing a deal to take over a 105MW portfolio from developer Wirsol Energy.
Utility Eneco UK has snapped up an operational commercial rooftop solar portfolio topping 7.5MW from supplier Kingspan Energy.
There is now just ONE WEEK remaining to nominate your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) will seek to work with the next government to almost double the UK’s solar capacity by 2022 with an overall aim to reach the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) goal of 40GW of solar by 2030.
Martyn Johnson, sales manager UK and Ireland at Schweizer’s solar energy systems division, discusses what’s driving businesses up and down the UK to go solar.
Power management firm Eaton has landed a multi-year partnership with Manchester City, becoming the football club’s official home energy storage partner.
London mayor Sadiq Khan’s has been urged to include special considerations for solar in his plans to launch an independent energy supplier for London.
The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) will use an 180kWh redT energy storage machine to time shift output from a 100kWp solar array at its Inshore Lifeboat Centre in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight.
Registration for Solar & Storage Live 2017, the annual flagship exhibition and conference organised by Solar Media, is now open.
There are “abundant” opportunities for solar and other renewables to bolster public coffers amidst funding cuts, a new report from Baroness Jenny Jones has claimed.
Commercial rooftop solar specialist Photon Energy has continued to benefit from a strong relationship with Willmott Dixon, completing a 165.5kW solar install on one of its latest new build developments.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to reveal the 12-strong panel of judges who will preside over submissions for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards ceremony.
Dulas has completed a 9kWp solar install atop a new office building in the heart of London as the company continues to work almost exclusively in a new build sector driven by planning requirements and high building standards.
The biggest challenges facing asset owners are the requirements of adapting to subsidy free solar following rapid reductions in support for the technology around the world, according to a panel of large scale investors.
Flow battery provider redT will deliver a 1.08MWh energy storage project to support the distributed energy system in Cornwall and potentially take part in Centrica’s developing virtual energy marketplace.
West Sussex County Council is to invest up to £3 million in the roll-out of solar across schools in the region in a scheme intended to create new revenue for the council and save the schools millions.
Forrest is to install rooftop solar and other efficiency technologies on a host of school buildings in Birmingham after the contractor won a tender under the city council’s RE:FIT framework.
Folkestone-based solar installer M3 Solutions has completed the second phase of a rooftop solar system for Chester Zoo.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has committed to publishing a fresh review of the small-scale feed-in tariff regime by the end of the year, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Belectric UK has completed a 3.42MW rooftop install atop Rolls-Royce’s manufacturing plant in Bristol, funded through a power purchase agreement.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including new purchases, contact wins and product launches.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including a landmark report from the Committee on Climate Change, BEIS’ latest renewables projections and the Isles of Scilly getting its own renewables-driven smart grid.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has continued talks across Whitehall on the issue of rising business rates on solar installations, despite the lack of progress made in last week’s budget.
When The Solar Cloth Company collapsed in June last year, it took with it nearly £1 million of crowd-funded finance. Liam Stoker investigates how this came to pass and potential failures within Crowdcube’s consumer protections.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage in a week that’s been dominated by the spring budget and what – or perhaps what wasn’t – announced within it.
David Pratt talks to Damian Baker, managing director of RenEnergy, on the future of large scale solar deployment once the ROC scheme closes on 31 March 2017.