Centrica and sonnen have completed a virtual power plant (VPP) project, which will allow customers to maximise the potential of their solar panels while providing flexibility to the grid.
Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has requested to remove solar PV from a planning application lodged with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.
The number of jobs in the solar sector has dropped "disappointingly" since 2015, according figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show.
Above Surveying is looking to expand its international reach after securing expansion capital from multiple family offices.
Anesco has signed new contracts to provide O&M services to ten sites, with a total capacity of 71MW, for Foresight Group and Alpha Real Renewables.
Cadent, Britain’s largest gas distribution network, has launched its first solar farm, comprising 388 solar panels.
Co-op Energy has launched the Community Power tariff that will ensure all the electricity provided is sourced from community renewable energy projects.
Ofgem is in talks with suppliers to “ensure they understand their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) obligations”, with export tariffs required to be available to all customers with eligible installs.
The City of London Corporation has put out a notice of procurement for up to 55GWh of renewable energy per year.
Irish solar developer Shannon Energy is to develop 500MW of solar in Ireland over five years in a joint venture with Danish renewables investor and developer Obton Energy.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) offerings continue to be announced, as Good Energy reveals its tariff for smaller installations isn’t yet operational.
The Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a £6.8 million solar project, that will see the largest roof mounted solar array in Humber constructed on the Port of Hull it says.
Solar installer Solar Plants has gone into administration, ceasing to trade after eight years of business.
The town of Corwen in Denbighshire in north-east Wales is looking to get up to 60 local households that generate their own power from solar panels to sign up to the Corwen Energy Local (CEL) scheme.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is joining forces with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) for a new offering.
Shell Energy has boosted its Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff to 3.5p per kWh, two days after the scheme was introduced.
A number of prominent figures in the renewable industry have received awards as part of the 2020 New Year’s Honours list, including Virginia Graham.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs have been unveiled after the legislation came into full effect yesterday (1 January 2020), with pricing ranging wildly from Social Energy's 5.6p per kWh down to the barely-compliant 0.001p per kWh that Shell Energy is offering.
Zero carbon sources, including solar, generated more power in 2019 than fossil fuels in a historic first, according to National Grid.
Oxford City Council is lauding what it claims is one of the UK’s “largest public solar carports”.
Shell Energy’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff is to launch later in 2020 than the 1 January implementation date, it told Solar Power Portal.
Ofgem is issuing a final call for information on “dormant” feed-in tariff (FiT) installations still awaiting accreditation.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has switched on its 50MWp subsidy-free Staughton solar farm as it continues its 150MWp push.
Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) membership is to be integrated into Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) from next year.
Canadian Solar has said it is in the process of developing a pipeline of subsidy-free solar farms in the UK, joining a recent flurry of developers to return to the build-out phase.
Solar Power Portal’s resident local authority expert Stephen Cirell investigates the role solar car ports can play in helping councils and local authorities tackle climate emergencies, helped by tumbling install costs.
Public Power Solutions (PPS) has outlined plans to build a 1.4MWp subsidy-free solar farm in partnership with the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
ScottishPower is to retrofit its onshore wind farms with new solar and battery storage capacities as part of a major hybridisation drive.
HBS New Energies has completed its latest solar install for Anglian Water, this time at the utility's Jaywick Water Recycling Centre in Essex.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, provides an early forecast for what next year holds in store for UK solar as post-subsidy economics and a surging project pipeline come to the fore.