A collection of energy and environmental organisations are urging the government to up its commitment to UK solar with the implementation of a deployment target of at least 40GW by 2030.
The Chancellor has been sent a further letter urging him to fully rollover unspent Green Homes Grant funding into 2021/22.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has continued to report what it describes as “strong operational resilience” throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in its update for the quarter ending 31 December 2020.
Further calls for improvements to the Green Homes Grant are being voiced, with NGOs and thinktanks issuing a letter to the Prime Minister and Chancellor on the subject.
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) is calling on the government to reverse the decision to not rollover unspent Green Homes Grant funding into 2021/22.
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.
Solar and wind generated 30% of Britain’s electricity in 2020 according to Drax’s latest Electric Insights report.
Any of the initial £2 billion promised for the Green Homes Grant that goes unspent this year will not be rolled over.
BeBa Energy has installed 1.51MW of rooftop solar across four buildings at two sites owned by apple growers AC Goatham & Son.
Plans to rollout solar PV across two Southern England prisons have been unveiled by Gov Facility Services Ltd (GFSL).
Solar Power Portal caught up with InterGen’s CEO Jim Lightfoot to talk about its huge new battery storage site, the company’s decision to enter the storage market and whether this will be the first of many.
Solar developments and battery storage are to potentially benefit from new funding for electricity network upgrades designed to facilitate green technology.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has warned that at its current rate, it will take ten years to meet the government’s Green Homes Grant target.
Alectris has launched a new global control centre offering remote asset management for solar sites, citing the need for O&M to become more modular.
NextEnergy Renewables has unveiled its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange through an initial public offering (IPO).
Planning approval has been given for the first two solar and battery sites in Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso's pipeline.
Energy storage company Eelpower has signed a joint venture (JV) with SUSI Partners (SUSI) as its funding round comes to an end.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, to discuss how the recent acquisition of a 70MWp asset reflects Bluefield's solar strategy, whether subsidy-free developments are still on the table and how the solar sector may see significant growth in 2022/23.
Anesco is partnering with Gresham House for the development of a 200MW solar PV portfolio over the next three years.
Solar giant Canadian Solar and Windel Capital are teaming up for a 1.4GWp pipeline of solar in a bid to boost their UK presence.
As the Smart Export Guarantee turns a year old, Solar Power Portal takes a look back at how it came to be and what the last year has been like under the scheme.
The Solar Trade Association has rebranded to Solar Energy UK this year to reflect the “new era of solar in the UK”, with plans for increased member activity as well as striving for a target of 40GW installed capacity in the country by 2030. We caught up with chief executive Chris Hewett to find out what the trade body has in store for 2021.
Sonnen has launched its 4.6kW sonnenBatterie 10 product in the UK and Ireland following its initial launch in Germany last year.
Solar generation grew by 2.29% in 2020 amidst surging growth in renewables more broadly in Great Britain, according to analysis from EnAppSys.
A new rooftop solar array is now generating at Scottish Water’s Campbeltown Water Treatment Works.
A second extension to the partnership between Viridian Solar and Persimmon Homes has been agreed.
Downing LLP has signed a new power purchase agreement (PPA) for two of its solar farms in Devon using Zeigo’s online renewables procurement platform.
The Foresight Group has today announced it is considering proceeding with an initial public offering (IPO) in a move that executive chairman and co-founder Bernard Fairman described as the “next logical step” for the investor.
Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) is creating a dedicated renewables investment committee in a bid to expand its work in community renewables.
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