Brighton Energy Coop (BEC) has added 240kWp over three new buildings in Brighton, bringing its portfolio to 3MW.
Commercial solar PV firm BeBa Energy is celebrating the finished installation of a new rooftop solar array for KLM UK Engineering and Norwich Airport.
The UK solar industry continued its sustained growth in a zero-subsidy environment, posting 175MWp-dc of new capacity in the 3 months to 31 March 2021 (Q1’21).
An additional £300 million of funding for domestic energy efficiency upgrades has been announced, marking an extension of the Local Authority Delivery of the Green Homes Grant.
Funding for rooftop solar on public buildings received a significant boost as part of the government’s £1 billion Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, released today.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Shaun Beattie, director at BeBa Energy, to delve into the company's early beginnings as a joint venture, using Google Earth to source new leads and the "buoyant" commercial solar market.
The Solar Together scheme offers residents the opportunity to buy solar panels at a discounted rate through a group buying scheme, with Richmond Council the latest to join.
Any of the initial £2 billion promised for the Green Homes Grant that goes unspent this year will not be rolled over.
Custom Solar has been chosen to deliver Portsmouth City Council’s "ground-breaking" solar and battery installation at Portsmouth International Port.
Adur & Worthing Councils have unveiled plans to install rooftop solar PV, ground-mount PV and solar carports totaling 5MW between them.
Associated British Ports (ABP) has unveiled a new solar PV installation at the Port of Hull that has doubled ABP Humber Ports’ renewable energy generation.
Solar is expected to account for 60% of new renewable capacity additions by 2025 as it records stable growth in 2020.
A trial exploring the use of second life bus batteries for storing solar energy has been awarded £130,000 of funding.
Swansea has continued its solar power rollout, with the Egni Co-op announcing the completion of two more projects.
A 3.4MW solar system has been installed at Amazon’s fulfilment centre in Tilbury in its latest move towards a 2040 net zero.
Microsoft and SSE Airtricity are teaming up to install and manage internet-connected rooftop solar in Ireland.
Winchester Sport and Leisure Park is now one of the greenest buildings in the south of England, as its solar panels are installed.
Viridian Solar has announced a new collaboration with roofing manufacturer Marley, to offer the Marley SolarTile.
Octopus Renewables has acquired a 9.1MW portfolio of operational residential UK rooftop solar assets.
The largest solar rooftop project of its kind in Wales has gotten underway, with 2,000 panels set to be installed on the Geraint Thomas National Velodrome in Newport.
A total of almost 190kW of rooftop solar is currently being installed across six sites in Neath Port Talbot.
The European Parliament’s Committee on Industry, Research and Energy has adopted a report supporting a pan-European solar rooftop programme.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has released a new report detailing how mass adoption of residential solar, storage and smart controls could completely remove the evening peak.
The Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a £6.8 million solar project, that will see the largest roof mounted solar array in Humber constructed on the Port of Hull it says.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is joining forces with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) for a new offering.
Oxford City Council is lauding what it claims is one of the UK’s “largest public solar carports”.
Shell Energy’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff is to launch later in 2020 than the 1 January implementation date, it told Solar Power Portal.
US company Solar Alliance has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Empire Cinemas, who own Odeon and Cineworld. The project will ultimately generate 2.8MW on the cinema sites, helping the company lower its carbon emission.
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 community solar scheme to install solar PV on local buildings is being launched by community co-op MaidEnergy.