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.
Power Capital is investigating both subsidy-backed developments and corporate off taker arrangements after securing €140 million (~£124 million) to develop a portfolio of around 145MW in Ireland.
Transport for London (TfL) is to install 1.1MW of new solar capacity on a variety of its buildings after awarding Engie a contract to carry out the work following a competitive tender process.
Nearly 400kW of solar has been installed on a mixed-use, new build development in Cambridge funded by the city’s university.
Power purchase agreements between corporates and renewable electricity generators are surging in popularity throughout Europe, the RE100 has claimed.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to announce that entries for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 are now open.
Homeowners and businesses in Fife are being targeted by solar scammers according to the local council’s trading standards team, which has issued a warning to be on the lookout for renewable energy and property maintenance scams.
Developers of large scale solar farms are facing a 20% increase in planning fees after the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) chief planner confirmed changes days before Christmas.
Demand for solar PV among corporates remains above average despite Brexit uncertainty impacting the wider energy efficiency sector, the latest EEVS Insight report has found.
Canadian investor Fiera Infrastructure has bought up a 41MWp solar portfolio from Macquarie, including over 13,000 residential installations, constructed and financed by the Australian group over the last four years.
Nottingham City Council has begun work to expand its solar portfolio with the launch of a new framework that could see tens of millions of pounds spent over the next four years on new solar installations in the city and surrounding regions.
With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the second of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at April, May and June.
BP is to acquire a 43% stake in prolific UK-based solar developer Lightsource in what stands to be a significant new solar partnership.
Barclays wants to stimulate corporate adoption of on-site renewables and energy efficiency through the launch of new green corporate banking products.
Hitachi Europe has launched a tender for the deployment of almost 450kW of solar PV across the Isles of Scilly as it prepares to roll out the first technologies included in its landmark Smart Energy Islands project.
The Association of British Ports has set course to become one of the largest corporate solar power producers in the UK by adding a further 20MW of PV to its facilities.
All London boroughs are to ensure that all developments “maximise the opportunities for on-site electricity” from solar in the latest move by mayor Sadiq Khan to promote the technology.
The Green Investment Group has launched a pay-as-you-save service aimed at stimulating take up of renewables within public and private organisations.
Greater adoption of distributed and decentralised power could provide a multi-billion-pound boost to key economic sectors, power firm Centrica has said.