Energy technology company Myenergi has launched an updated version of its zappi EV charger, one that it says “bridges the gap” between renewable generation and electric vehicles.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has tasked energy aggregator Limejump to trade 120MW of its solar generation through a new power purchase agreement (PPA).
Solar will face the “greatest potential impact” from new proposals by Ofgem to apply fixed residual charges to all final demand users and end the Embedded Benefits for smaller generators under its Targeted Charging Review (TCR).
Arsenal’s Emirates stadium is now home to a behind the meter battery that will today begin trading solar power on the wholesale market following its unveiling yesterday.
Solar installation firm Solartech North East has been fined £90,000 for making nearly 75,000 nuisance marketing calls.
The business, energy and industrial strategy select committee has ratcheted up the pressure on the government to “urgently” clarify its position on rooftop solar.
Ofgem has identified a combined shortfall of over £60 million pounds in two funds underpinning the UK’s solar energy subsidy regimes, taking aim at late payments from energy suppliers.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, details precisely how the UK’s post-subsidy solar pipeline has soared to just shy of 3GW, while simultaneously forecasting something of a revival for UK solar in 2019 with 500MW to be developed.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has added 470MW of subsidy-free PV assets to its acquisition pipeline as an “exceptional” summer of solar saw profits rise.
Hive Energy and Wirsol have submitted their application to develop their planned nationally significant solar farm, Cleve Hill, albeit on a slightly reduced scale to that originally proposed.
Installation work has commenced on a £1 million project to install solar on the roof of the Port of Goole, as the Association of British Ports ramps up its solar deployment programme.
Battery storage developers in the UK are facing uncertainty over their prospective revenue stacks as the Capacity Market was placed in an indefinite “standstill period”.
Integrated solar PV provider SolFit is to supply its in-roof PV system for 166 new-build homes as part of a new contract win.
West Sussex County Council recently followed up Anesco's completion of the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm in September last year with its own, deploying 7.4MW alongside a battery to make the project viable. While some have argued the project offers little in discussions of the future solar landscape in the UK, local authority projects are being completed now and could bridge the gap in deployment until private investors get moving.
A major milestone in the UK’s power sector decarbonisation was reached in September as, for the first time, there was more renewables capacity on the grid than fossil fuels.
Public support for solar PV remains high, but the government has seemingly failed with its clean growth awareness campaigns.
Having recently enjoyed a climb back up the rankings, looming Brexit uncertainty has sent the UK sliding down EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI).
50GW of solar would be needed by 2050 if the government is to meet its climate change targets, helping to meet all of summer demand within a zero emission energy system, according to a new report.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, reveals precisely how and where subsidy-free solar in the UK is to get underway next year.
Sustainable infrastructure manager NTR has splashed nearly £55 million on its maiden portfolio of operational UK solar assets.
Solar distributor Libra Energy has shifted its UK-facing distribution and sales business to mainland Europe as part of a wider operational restructure.
The UK renewables lobby has once again expressed its exasperation that clean energy failed to merit a mention within this year’s Budget, despite the government teasing an overhaul of tax benefits for on-site generators.
The UK’s second subsidy-free solar farm, and the first by a local authority using battery storage, has been completed by West Sussex County Council in a project that ticked “every box” and will generate significant income over the next 25 years.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is preparing a proactive investigation of around 300 solar installations as the watchdog doubles down on enforcement issues.
Water utility United Utilities has started work on a 1MW floating solar installation near one of its water treatment facilities in Lancashire.
Solar Power Portal has today published digital versions of all three copies of last week’s Solar & Storage Today daily newspapers.
Viridian Solar has penned another distribution deal outside of the UK, this time clinching an exclusive agreement in Norway.
Scottish Power has confirmed that solar will feature in its future generation plans following the sale of over 2.5GW of gas and hydro assets to Drax, becoming the first 'Big Six' energy company to go fully renewable.
All the photos from this week's Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards, as the evening's winners collect their awards.
EvoEnergy scooped an historic hat trick at last night’s Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards, retaining the Contractor of the Year Awards to round off a glittering gala dinner ceremony at the Hilton NEC Metropole.