Solar is set to play a prominent role in future energy systems, according to the chief executive of French power company Engie.
The UK solar market is beginning to defy difficult conditions as developers emerge with new, post-subsidy models.
Foresight Group has sealed its maiden battery storage purchase, acquiring the 35MW RES-built Port of Tyne project.
Energy market regulator Ofgem has confirmed that it is to enact drastic cuts to embedded benefits from 1 April 2018.
Mongoose Energy has launched its own crowdfunding platform – dubbed Mongoose Crowd – to cater for a growing number of investors eyeing community renewables opportunities.
The final consultation on the Republic of Ireland’s long-awaited support scheme for renewable energy projects has been confirmed for July as expectations of solar deployment continue to rise.
Liam Stoker reflects on this week's election, a controversial outcome and stresses the importance for May not to abandon her climate commitments to keep her grip on power.
Today’s surprise general election result of a hung parliament has led to increasing concern within the renewables industry that the government’s eagerly anticipated Clean Growth Plan (CGP) could be delayed once more.
With the UK’s Renewables Obligation (RO) now closed for large solar projects, energy storage takes the position of the most active sector in the UK energy market. As with any new technology, we have seen a lot of build up over the past few years, with much speculation about when the utility-scale market will take off, and how big it will be.
Renewables energy generation records have tumbled once more in the UK as low carbon electricity sources outperformed fossil fuels for the first time ever.
Solar Media is delighted to announce that it has received a record number of nominations for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
Rooftop solar panels in towns and cities across Scotland were able to generate more than the average home’s demand for electricity throughout May in an “extraordinary month for renewables”, according to WWF Scotland.
The UK is to become home to Europe’s largest battery flywheel system in a first for the country which will provide fast acting frequency response services and aid the integration of renewables.
The government’s record on solar broke into the national election campaign last night when Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn condemned cuts to feed-in tariffs which he said “destroyed and damaged” the industry.
Inverter manufacturer Huawei has launched its maiden residential product for the European market, offering to connect rooftop solar installs with domestic appliances to maximise self-consumption.
Liam Stoker looks back at the contributing factors to UK solar's record-breaking half-hour last Friday as the industry sets its sights on further landmarks to come this summer.
Renewable energy consultancy OST Energy is to rebrand as RINA Consulting from 1 June following the acquisition of parent company Edif ERA in July 2016.
The UK’s energy market is braced for a potential new record for solar generation this weekend as industry professionals raise the prospect of negative pricing.
There is now just ONE WEEK remaining to nominate your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
Ecotricity has announced plans for a pilot storage project near its head office in Stroud in the company’s first move into utility scale storage.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has launched a consultation seeking views on the potential growth of energy storage on its distribution network after receiving an ‘unprecedented’ 8GW of applications in the last 18 months.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) will seek to work with the next government to almost double the UK’s solar capacity by 2022 with an overall aim to reach the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) goal of 40GW of solar by 2030.
The Conservative Party has omitted any mention of solar PV in its second consecutive general election manifesto.
A Liberal Democrat-led government would restore support for solar PV cut by the Conservatives, the party’s election manifesto has stated.
The UK has rejoined the top ten most attractive countries for investment in renewables according to 'Big Four' consultancy EY’s latest index, marking the first increase in its placing since 2013.
The Green Party has pledged to kick-start solar and other renewable technologies with new support schemes as part of the creation of an “energy system fit for the 21st century” set out in its energy and the environment manifesto.
There are now less than three weeks left to nominate your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
With the UK’s main political parties preparing to unveil their respective election manifestos, the Renewable Energy Association (REA) has unveiled its own equivalent on behalf of the UK’s green economy.
A leaked version of Labour’s prospective 2017 election manifesto includes an ambitious 60% renewable energy target as well as a host of other initiatives which could support solar.
Fresh from launching its domestic storage business, Mercedes-Benz Energy has enrolled Innasol as one of its partner companies to help with the distribution, servicing and maintenance its units.