Vortex Energy has completed the sale of its controlling and managing stake in its 365MW portfolio, originally purchased from ex-SunEdison yieldco TerraForm Power.
New UK focused solar developer Climate ER has secured funding for £250 million worth of utility scale projects.
Solar energy together with wind is set to power a new 10MW electrolyser outside of Glasgow, helping to generate green hydrogen.
Despite the uncertainty created by COVID-19, Octopus Renewable Infrastructure Trust’s (ORIT) dividend remains on track as the company releases its full interim results.
Scottish Water has detailed its plans to ramp up its reliance on renewable energy in its net zero roadmap.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has teamed up with techUK and Renewable UK to help encourage power purchase agreements (PPAs) to help stimulate the UK’s renewable generation.
Solar proved a winning technology for the UK’s first ever Citizens' Assembly on climate change, with 81% supporting it.
Statkraft Ireland has acquired a portfolio of 275MWdc of solar from Lightsource BP.
The UK will need to deploy 80GW of solar to meet net zero according to a new whitepaper.
Solar projects have been granted a further six months to complete and register under the feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme due to the long-lasting impacts of COVID-19.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) has seen its Net Asset Value (NAV) per share fall 2.6p as a result of COVID-19 over the first half of 2020.
The UK’s first DC-coupled battery energy storage system is under development in a collaboration between GE Renewable Energy and Wykes.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, the investment adviser of Bluefield Solar Income Fund, about company broadening its scope, which technologies it will focus on and the impact Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions could have.
New statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show another significant drop in the expected costs of solar out to 2040, with figures for the expected costs of storage technologies also released.
Warrington Borough Council is launching a green investment scheme, which will allow local residents to help fund a new solar farm.
Foresight has completed its acquisition of fellow investment company Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP).
The Isle of Man is exploring the possibility of opening up a tender for 20MW of onshore renewable energy as part of its plans for 75% renewables by 2030.
Solar generation across Europe jumped 15% in the first six months of the year, reaching 68TWh largely due to bigger solar farms coming online.
JBM Solar Projects is to build a new 50MW solar farm with battery storage at a site near Swindon.
High grid connection costs resulted in a solar strike price in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction “significantly higher than anywhere else in Europe” according to the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA).
Thermal energy storage firm Sunamp has raised £4.5 million in Series A funding to help support its international expansion.
Norwegian state-owned power giant Statkraft has scooped up the largest contract in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS), with two solar farms totaling 276MWp coming out successful alongside 57MW of onshore wind.
Anesco has sold on its subsidy-free Clayhill solar farm to GRIDSERVE in a “major step” towards becoming a service provider over asset owner.
Solar has superseded expectations as it scoops up 796MW in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) has published its net asset value (NAV) as of 30 June 2020 as it unveils French acquistions.
A subsidy-free solar farm with a rated capacity of up to 49.9MWp is moving forwards in north Devon.
Renewable generation hit a new record in 2019, generating 37.1% of the UK's electricity throughout the year.
New analysis has found that the UK has the second highest proportion of projects with PPA offers out of fourteen European countries.
Gresham House has been exploring the possibility of introducing debt finance into the company for a “considerable period of time”, with the flexibility benefits pushing it towards a private offer.
National Grid projects ‘significantly higher’ levels of solar as it upgrades FES to include net zero
National Grid ESO's projections for solar have increased as it expects there to be "significantly higher levels of solar generation" than it predicted in its 2019 Future Energy Scenarios (FES).