UK solar wholesaler Midsummer Energy has bolstered its partner ranks on the back of doubled sales in 2019, noting a gathering momentum behind the industry.
Solar Media’s Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe return for episode six of the Solar Media Podcast, reflecting on how grids are adapting to renewables across the world and how the UK – and others – can nurture clean industries to replace dirty ones.
Above Surveying is looking to expand its international reach after securing expansion capital from multiple family offices.
BayWa r.e. has announced some changes to its senior management team, to herald in the new decade.
Cadent, Britain’s largest gas distribution network, has launched its first solar farm, comprising 388 solar panels.
The City of London Corporation has put out a notice of procurement for up to 55GWh of renewable energy per year.
Irish solar developer Shannon Energy is to develop 500MW of solar in Ireland over five years in a joint venture with Danish renewables investor and developer Obton Energy.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) offerings continue to be announced, as Good Energy reveals its tariff for smaller installations isn’t yet operational.
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.
Solar installer Solar Plants has gone into administration, ceasing to trade after eight years of business.
The town of Corwen in Denbighshire in north-east Wales is looking to get up to 60 local households that generate their own power from solar panels to sign up to the Corwen Energy Local (CEL) scheme.
Zero carbon sources, including solar, generated more power in 2019 than fossil fuels in a historic first, according to National Grid.
Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe reflect on this year’s energy storage headlines, and do their best to predict what the energy transition may hold in store in 2020.
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.
The Irish government has confirmed new details surrounding the country’s eagerly anticipated renewables auction, due to kick-off next year
GRIDSERVE has completed its “game changing” hybrid solar-plus-storage site in York, becoming the first utility-scale solar farm in the UK to use both trackers and bifacial solar panels.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has switched on its 50MWp subsidy-free Staughton solar farm as it continues its 150MWp push.
In this month’s podcast, Solar Media's Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe discuss how the world’s energy giants are turning to solar (and storage) in a big way, and take a look at what’s driving new energy storage technology.
Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) membership is to be integrated into Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) from next year.
BayWa r.e. has launched its third office in the UK in Edinburgh, marking the company's continued expansion in the market.
Limiting solar’s share in the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) to 10% is “disappointing”, the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has said, whilst welcoming the ambition shown in decarbonisation.
BP has boosted its stake in Lightsource BP to a 50:50 joint venture, establishing new investment to pursue a burgeoning international development pipeline.
National certification scheme MCS has launched a new certification mark for installers and manufacturers.
Details of Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme auction have finally been released, with solar expected to contribute as much as 10% towards its outcome.
The SNP’s manifesto pledges to allow solar power to take part in the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, if the party is elected in the General Election in December.
Lightsource BP is to build a 4.9MWp solar installation for Ibstock Brick, at the latter’s Leicestershire headquarters.
Naked Energy has raised £5.2 million of funding in its latest round, with environmental fund manager Earthworm Group leading the round with a co-investment from Taqa Holdings.
The Conservative Party manifesto, launched on Sunday, fails to lay out any policies for solar power or energy storage, despite the party’s net zero ambitions.
The Labour Party today launched its manifesto, cementing it’s plans to expand renewables and nationalise the energy sector.