Asset management company explore the benefits of digitalising O&M in the solar industry.
Now as we approach one year on, Solar Power Portal had a chat with Solar Trade Association CEO Chris Hewett about how the industry has fared in the post FiT world.
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) moves into the Virtual Power Plant (VPP) sector as it reveals its acquisition of Solo Energy.
Ireland's Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) Qualification Application deadline has been extended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Installers across the UK are shutting up shop in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) as uncertainty remains over key worker classification.
Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, uncovers the opportunity at hand as Ireland’s long-awaited Renewable Electricity Support Scheme opens for applications.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Emma Bridge to talk about how the market has changed since the end of the FiT, the delays projects are facing due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and whether subsidy-free is a reality for community solar.
The solar sector will face significant challenges due to the global pandemic COVID-19, as the challenges shift from manufacturing to logistics and demand.
The Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of solar PV assets.
AMP's MD Mark Tarry talked to Solar Power Portal about the company's solar developments and the growing subsidy free sector.
Solar Power Portal took a look at how the UK sector was reacting, the implications so far on the energy industry and the predictions for the future.
Solar Power Portal sat down with Ricardo Piñeiro, head of UK Solar at Foresight Group, to discuss the rise of subsidy free solar, the return of the contracts for difference auction (CfD), and the effect of the Targeted Charging Review (TCR).
The number of planning applications submitted for renewable energy projects such as solar farms in the UK has again jumped, as the pipeline continues to grow.
Solar Power Portal talked to some of the key players in the solar sector to gauge their reactions following yesterday's Budget.
Chris Hewett, chief executive of the Solar Trade Association, spoke to Solar Power Portal about the exclusion of solar in yesterday's Budget and the promise of a reform to business rates.
Exemption from business rates, fair tax treatment and zero-interest loans for green home improvements are needed to unlock the potential of solar power in the UK.
Despite challenges to net asset value (NAV), Foresight Solar Fund’s portfolio continued to outperform budget as the company turned its focus to asset optimisation.
Dave Ogden, managing director of ICP Smith Brothers, talked to Solar Power Portal about how subsidy free solar is changing the industry and what’s to come.
Some of the UK’s solar stalwarts have welcomed the government’s consultation on allowing solar and onshore wind back into the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme.
Battery systems could allow 25% more renewable electricity to be used during peak times, Northern Powergrid has found in its Distributed Storage and Solar Study.
The planning inspectorate has submitted its recommendations for the controversial Cleve Hill Solar Park, which is set to be Britain’s biggest solar farm.
German supermarket chain Lidl has seen its business rates soar by 528% due to changes in the valuation of solar installations at its sites.
Solar is to once again compete in the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme as the government revokes its 2015 decision.
Anesco is to overhaul its senior management team with executive chairman Steve Shine and chief executive Kevin Mouatt both set to leave the firm, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Wandsworth Council in London will transition to 100% zero carbon energy following approval of the Wandsworth Climate Change Action Plan by councillors.
Aerial solar inspection company Above Surveying has announced the appointment of Peregrine Fraser as chief commercial officer .
Foresight Group has announced that Steven Hughes is joining the company as director and head of portfolio.
RBS has announced that it is increasing its lending to the sustainable energy sector, after the securitisation of £1.1 billion of loans to the UK sustainable energy market.
BayWa r.e. has announced the appointment of a new country manager for Ireland as it eyes new solar, wind and storage developments.
Eaton and Enico have formed a partnership to help deploy the xStorage Container, a scalable, modular and fully integrated containerised energy storage solution.