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.
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.
As utility-scale solar projects continue to get bigger and bigger, digitialisation will be key to ensure their full potential can be reached writes Alectris' Constantinos Peonides.
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).
Brighton and Hove City Council is planning to install solar panels on up to 1,000 council-owned homes.
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.
Greentech start-up Riding Sunbeams has won £400,000 of innovation funding from the Department for Transport and InnovateUK’s First Of A Kind 2020 programme for a solar rail demonstrator.
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.
South Wales is likely to be the location for the UK’s first lithium-ion gigaplant as Britishvolt announces plans to combine the site with solar.
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.
Huawei unveils its First FusionSolar Smart PV Virtual Show on 11 June 2020.
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.
As many as 91% of solar arrays are underperforming in the UK, according to a recent survey by independent power and energy consultant Roadnight Taylor.
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.
Two containerised battery storage systems have been successfully installed at United Utilities’ Clifton Marsh wastewater treatment works to help the company take full advantage of its onsite solar.
Following the approval of Cleve Hill Solar Park, Solar Power Portal takes a look at what the next steps are for the project, any technology concerns and whether this will be the first of many Nationally Significant solar infrastructure projects.
As the consultation closes for the proposed CfD scheme, Solarcentury's Susannah Wood shares her thoughts on what’s needed to make CfDs work for solar.