A solar-powered railway – billed as the first of its kind – has been switched on in Aldershot, supplying the network's signalling and lights with electricity.
HBS New Energies has been appointed as one of the principle PV contractors for the installation of solar across 21 Welsh Water sites.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has unveiled its rebrand focused on improving accessibility for consumers and emphasising the benefits of ‘home-grown energy’.
Photon Energy is continuing its long-standing partnership with Bournemouth University, installing a 108kWp solar system.
A council-owned solar farm has smashed generation targets in its third year of operation, taking its overall income to £4 million.
Battery storage facilities played a pivotal role in responding to a transmission system stress event that caused power cuts and disruption in the UK last week.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has made its maiden move into Northern Ireland, acquiring an 8MW solar farm.
A Welsh dairy farm, E O Morris and Son, has seen the install of a £20,000 rooftop solar system.
Solarcentury has reported “record financial results” for the year ended 31 March 2019 as it casts its eye towards a 5GW, global solar pipeline.
Lior Handelsman, vice president of marketing and product strategy at SolarEdge, discusses the UK’s transition towards subsidy-free and self-consumption models, and how that can be achieved.
National Grid ESO has turned to artificial intelligence to improve its solar forecasting by 33%.
Solar generated 9% of Britain’s electricity on 30 June as carbon emissions dropped to a record-low of 97g/kWh, according to data from Drax.
The UK will need 20 million ‘mini power stations’ to reach its net zero energy goals, with the need to create a policy framework for technologies like solar PV and energy storage an immediate priority, a group convened in Britain’s parliament this week heard.
Anesco has launched a specialist consultancy arm, Anesco Consulting, for investors and commercial customers.
A 17MW solar farm being developed by Lightsource BP has been granted planning permission by Rugby Borough Council.
Solar generation increased by 18% in the second quarter of this year as renewables overtook nuclear, new data from EnAppSys reveals.
Blackfinch Investments has sealed the deal on the acquisition of a new subsidy-free solar farm project in North Wales.
Emma Bridge, chief executive of Community Energy England, looks at some of the successes and challenges community energy is currently facing in light of the closure to the feed-in tariff and announcement of the Smart Export Guarantee.
Reductions in costs of solar technology, as well as co-location with increasingly cheaper storage, is set to boost solar growth in the later part of the next decade, said National Grid ESO.
The government should create a route to market for solar and onshore wind, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said in its 2019 Progress Report.
Solarcentury is backing its potential sale to help the company accelerate and establish itself as a major player in the energy transition.
A 36.6MW subsidy-free solar farm has gone into planning in Scotland as Green Energy International (GEI) announces a pipeline of over 700MW.
Solar investor Octopus Energy Investments lauds its renewable business mission as it rebrands as Octopus Renewables.
A 1.7MWp solar farm is to be built at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA), financed by the airport's investors the Peel Group.
A fresh round of collective solar purchasing schemes is to launch across the UK this September, this time hoping to incorporate domestic storage.
Solar can help wildlife to thrive, a new tool aims to prove while also seeking to help industry with improving biodiversity of sites.
Community solar has faced its toughest year yet, according to a new report, detailing how new generation capacity fell in 2018.
A £10 million fund has been launched to support community renewable projects, including solar.
Tesco is to install around 5MW of rooftop solar PV across its UK site portfolio after penning a PPA agreement.
Campbell & Kennedy (C&K) has shuttered its energy division, weeks after completing a milestone solar installation, Solar Power Portal can reveal.