The Solar Trade Association (STA) has released a new report detailing how mass adoption of residential solar, storage and smart controls could completely remove the evening peak.
Yorkshire Water has opened a tender for an eight-year solar framework agreement as it works to become net zero by 2030.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has released its full year results, revealing its ordinary shareholders’ net asset value (NAV) has fallen to £579 million.
Gore Street has acquired a further 131MW energy storage portfolio, including an operational portfolio of 81MW.
EDF Renewables UK is targeting hybrid solar and battery storage projects in a new partnership with Octo Energy.
Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso Energy have signed a joint venture, targeting 1GW of subsidy-free solar capacity across England and Wales.
In Q1 of 2020, renewable energy generated more electricity than fossil fuels, smashing a number of records along the way.
Solar and other renewables have made some strong progress towards decarbonisation, but there is still more to be done.
Statkraft has entered the UK solar developer market for the first time, thanks to a Joint Development Agreement with solar developer UK Power Associates Ltd (UKPA).
Following the UK's sunny spring, James Page takes a look at the impact of the clear skies and the low pollution rates on solar in the UK.
Bluefield broadens scope in bid to target ‘attractive opportunities’ of storage and other renewables
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) is looking to diversify its portfolio, branching out into storage and other renewable technologies.
Solar irradiation in the south of England in May was as much as 50% higher than normal, according to new research by Solargis.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has called on the UK government to target 40GW of solar capacity by 2030.
There are “early signs” of domestic renewable energy installations recovering, according to the MCS.
Portsmouth City Council has recorded a record amount of solar generation during the COVID-19 lockdown thanks to the sunniest spring on record.
Community Energy England (CEE) has launched its Community Energy 2030 Vision, targeting 5,270MW of community power on the energy system.
A new trial dubbed Core4Grid, aggregating a household’s green technology - including solar and battery storage - into one system, has been unveiled.
Cost-efficiency gains will continue despite claims that solar development would be set back by the COVID-19 pandemic, says thinktank IEEFA.
Data specialist Energeo has identified 40,000 sites that would be suitable for solar development in the London borough of Lambeth.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner at Bluefield Partners, investment adviser to Bluefield Solar Income Fund, about operating during the pandemic, the strength of solar and low power prices.
This month’s episode of the Solar Media Podcast is now available to listen to, with discussion around emerging renewables financing and new grid records in the UK.
The largest council-owned energy storage site in the UK has been energised and is now operational .
Energy storage systems look set to win out over other flexibility providers, as solar and wind generation continues to soar.
Solar photovoltaics (PV) has seen the sharpest cost decline of any electricity technology over the last decade.
The Electricity Storage Network (ESN) has set out a number of recommendations for the government, including reiterating its call for storage to form a part of the electricity licence framework.
Cleve Hill Solar Park, set to be the largest in the UK, has been granted development consent by the energy secretary.
Statkraft has signed a hybrid power purchase and optimisation agreement with Warrington Renewables (York) Limited.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Emma Bridge, CEO of Community Energy England, to talk about how COVID-19 has impacted the sector, how groups have rallied to protect those in their communities and what we can expect as the UK looks towards lifting lockdown.
Leicestershire County Council has set its sights on a new solar farm and carbon neutral site, in a new £14 million green project.
Despite proving more resilient than fossil fuels, investment in renewables looks set to be heavily hit by COVID-19 as investment in the energy sector plunges to lowest level in history.