The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is calling for the introduction of a floor price above zero for the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) to help support community energy.
Foresight Solar Fund and JLEN have each acquired a 50% equity stake in Sandridge Battery Storage Limited, which holds the development rights to the 50MW lithium-ion Sandridge Battery Storage project.
Over 500MW of new UK solar PV and onshore wind is to be developed by a joint venture between Cubico Sustainable Investments and Peel NRE.
By 2030, all of the world's solar resource will be economic in comparison to local fossil fuel generation, according to a new report from thinktank Carbon Tracker.
German PV manufacturer SOLARWATT is gearing up for UK growth with the appointment Trevor Treleven as technical support and sales engineer.
Commercial solar PV firm BeBa Energy is celebrating the finished installation of a new rooftop solar array for KLM UK Engineering and Norwich Airport.
Ahead of the company’s 25th anniversary, Solar Power Portal caught up with Solarsense's Stephen Barrett to discuss how the sector has developed over the last quarter century, and what’s next.
RWE Renewables’ first European battery - an 8.5MWh project - has gone live in Dublin, Ireland.
Members of the UK solar industry have voiced support for plans to develop a supply-chain transparency protocol to tackle concerns over forced labour.
HBS New Energies has been awarded a contract by Wain Homes to install solar PV amounting to a total of just under 300kWp on 123 new low-carbon dwellings.
A letter penned by energy supplier Bulb and signed by over 30 industry organisations is calling on the government to reduce VAT rates for green technologies, including solar and energy storage.
As Viridian Solar looks to expand – with the Netherlands a key market for the company – the “financial firepower” it now has access to will help it support even its largest clients in rolling out solar as a standard part of every roof.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Andrew King and Ian Harding, co-founders and directors of Enso Energy, to talk about the key considerations for putting solar through planning, the timeline of Enso's 1GW pipeline and how government policy could support further solar development.
Viridian Solar’s “eyes remain firmly on the future” as it announces it has been acquired by roofing manufacturer Marley.
NextEnergy Capital has energised two subsidy-free solar farms, one of which - a 75MWp asset developed in Wales - is claimed to be the largest constructed PV plant in the UK.
Global renewables firm RES has unveiled a new a pipeline of solar projects in the UK and Ireland totaling over 1GW.
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.
Two men have been arrested as part of an investigation into the theft of more than £450,000 worth of solar panels.
Octopus Renewables is to be acquired by Octopus Energy, making the supplier one of the largest renewable generation operators in Europe.
Speaking to Solar Power Portal, RWG Consulting's Will Grafton explained what causes systems to underperform, and how to get the most out of older systems.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is hailing the approval of two subsidy-free solar developments, which brings it up to its c.150MWp UK target.
The winners of the Local Authority segment of the Green Homes Grant have been unveiled, with £74 million allocated to over 100 local authorities for installations taking place by June 2021.
Solar Power Portal spoke to Chris Buckland, technical lead at Lightsource bp about the company's role in the South Wales Industrial Cluster, developing solar and electroyser technology, and getting a seat at the green hydrogen table.
Aberystwyth University has unveiled its plans for the installation of a ground-mount solar array at a site adjacent to its Fferm Penglais student accommodation.
Funding for rooftop solar on public buildings received a significant boost as part of the government’s £1 billion Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, released today.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) has hailed the success of its inaugural year with a gross asset value of £441 million from 24 assets.
A 50MW solar and battery storage scheme being developed by JBM Solar Projects has received planning permission.
Nissan is to nearly triple the renewable energy generation at its Sunderland manufacturing plant with a proposed 20MW solar farm.
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.
Gresham House – which manages funds including Gresham House Energy Storage Fund – has recorded a net core income of £40.8 million and an adjusted operating profit of £12.1 million.