Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has added a trio of new UK-based operational assets to its portfolio.
BP has placed its recent acquisition of a major stake in Lightsource at the heart of its future low carbon efforts, offering only to cut emissions from its own operations rather than transition away from the polluting fuels it sells.
Public Power Solutions (PPS) has appointed two new non-executive directors to its Board as the company continues to work optimising large-scale solar projects, new energy storage and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
BayWa r.e. has launched a new energy technologies division for the venture capital market, looking to fund the early development of startups working on new digital solutions, storage and e-mobility.
Construction has started at Bentley Motors’ 2.7MW solar carport, which stands to be the country’s largest when complete.
Solar Media, the publisher of Solar Power Portal, has announced it is to prohibit the use of ‘promo girls’ at its flagship exhibition Solar and Storage Live.
Liam Stoker ruminates on recent news surrounding the government’s management of the feed-in tariff and other subsidies, and how it’s time solar got off the government’s policy Ferris Wheel.
A Liverpool-based solar installation firm has been reprimanded by Stroud District Council for distributing potentially misleading advertising material.
Battery storage is of growing interest to commercial and industrial (C&I) entities, but the wider energy efficiency sector has seen Brexit and other policy woes send confidence to new lows.
Community energy organisation Brighton Energy Coop (BEC) completed a hat-trick of new commercial rooftop solar installs last month.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and today we look forward to the most sought-after award of the night; Contractor of the Year.
Nearly £60 million of taxpayer money has been used by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy to settle claims it unlawfully adjusted the solar feed-in tariff in 2011, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open and we welcome back the O&M Provider of the Year category this year.
Good Energy has said that its growing share of the feed-in tariff administration market, coupled with new propositions in decentralised energy such as energy storage, has left the supplier in an “exciting position” for the coming year.
Distributor Waxman Energy has recruited a new sales manager to expand its activities in solar, storage and EV charge points.
The government quietly abandoned plans to install 1GW of solar on its estate following cuts to subsidies it enacted in 2015, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
NextEnergy Capital has bolstered its top table with the hire of a new head of debt financing.
Cambridge-based solar distributor Midsummer Wholesale has said its sales have nearly doubled after it moved to bolster its product range and online presence.
The UK’s first listed fund for energy storage is setting out to raise £100 million for investment in battery projects, with a seed portfolio of an estimated 18MW/20MWh already arranged.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and this year we will once celebrate community solar projects.
After what proved to be something of a landmark year for battery storage in the UK in 2017, Solar Media’s storage editor Andy Colthorpe caught up with Electricity Storage Network chief executive Georgina Penfold to take a look forward at what 2018 might hold in store for the technology.
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has launched a £15 million low carbon fund intended to promote the production and distribution of renewable energy resources in the region.
Law firm Shakespeare Martineau LLP has added two new solicitors to its specialist energy team in response to what it has labelled a “hive of activity” in the sector.
Mis-selling, insurance risk and the failure of associated costs to fall alongside sell prices could hold back greater battery storage deployment, a panel discussion has revealed.
North Kesteven District Council has approved a near 50MW solar farm alongside planning consent for a 50MWh battery for Pegasus Group, adjacent to an existing 18MW solar farm.
Two of the country’s Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) have said they are tackling the issue of so-called ‘grid grabbers’ through greater interventions in the country’s grid connection queues.
Foresight has revealed it recouped around £13 million in compensation for lost production last year as it cast its eyes beyond what it has termed a “transitionary” year for UK solar.
Regulatory divergence from the standards of the European Union will threaten the growth of the UK’s low carbon sector post-Brexit, a leading green think tank has warned.
Regulators, policymakers, experts, developers, utilities, aggregators and of course, energy storage industry participants will fill out the Victoria Park Plaza in London next week to discuss everything impacting the deployment of energy storage.
Two large scale solar farms have been granted planning approval by Meath County Council in the Republic of Ireland, including a 35MW solar farm which is set to power the country’s only theme park and nearby crisp factory.