Articles tagged with: Renewables

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How much longer can government ignore its advice on solar?

18 Jan 2018, 10:25 • By Liam Stoker
How much longer can government ignore its advice on solar?

Liam Stoker takes a look at this week's recommendations from the Committee on Climate Change and wonders how much longer the government can ignore advice from its own institutions on solar PV.

BESS secures ‘landmark’ investment from Santander

BESS secures ‘landmark’ investment from Santander

16 Jan 2018, 09:16

Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS), an independent system solutions and flexibility services provider, has taken in more than £28 million million in outside investment since November, with plans to target 100MW of UK projects.

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Bricks and mortar and solar: The PV opportunity in housebuilding

12 Dec 2017, 08:13 • By Stuart Elmes
Bricks and mortar and solar: The PV opportunity in housebuilding

Stuart Elmes, whose company Viridian Solar secured an exclusive supply deal with housebuilder Persimmon Homes earlier this month, discusses the opportunity for solar PV in the new-build housing market.

STA names Chris Hewett as new CEO

STA names Chris Hewett as new CEO

28 Nov 2017, 12:26

The Solar Trade Association has announced that Chris Hewett will take the reins as the trade body’s new chief executive.

Budget 2017: What UK solar needs to know

Budget 2017: What UK solar needs to know

23 Nov 2017, 10:04

Yesterday afternoon chancellor Philip Hammond took to the despatch box to deliver the Autumn Budget. Amidst headline promises of stamp duty relief and fresh funding for driverless, electric vehicles, there were no major pledges relating to the energy market.

Rising solar and renewables to dominate future of UK generation

Rising solar and renewables to dominate future of UK generation

13 Nov 2017, 17:28

Solar and other renewables will generate more than half of all electricity in the UK by the mid-2020s according to a new study by Bloomberg New Energy Finance and Eaton, which expects the cost of the technology to more than halve by 2040.

Q&A: Tony Dalwood, chief executive of Gresham House, on the purchase of Hazel Capital

Q&A: Tony Dalwood, chief executive of Gresham House, on the purchase of Hazel Capital

6 Nov 2017, 17:07
• By David Pratt

Last week, renewables developer and investor Hazel Capital was acquired by Gresham House. Tony Dalwood, chief executive of the asset management group, explains to Solar Power Portal what the acquisition means for both Gresham House and Hazel Capital; what projects will be brought forward from the existing pipeline; and what uncertainties lay ahead for UK energy storage.