Articles tagged with: Uk Solar
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, discusses continued growth of the UK’s utility-scale solar pipeline amidst the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, and the opportunities posed for potential site suppliers.
Asset management company explore the benefits of digitalising O&M in the solar industry.
Now as we approach one year on, Solar Power Portal had a chat with Solar Trade Association CEO Chris Hewett about how the industry has fared in the post FiT world.
Community energy projects have been given a six month extension to complete and register feed-in tariff (FiT) projects due to ongoing challenges caused by COVID-19.
Foresight Solar Fund has stated that COVID-19 has caused no operational disruption so far, but it is closely monitoring the situation.
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) moves into the Virtual Power Plant (VPP) sector as it reveals its acquisition of Solo Energy.
Viridian Solar has announced it has renewed its National Supply Agreement with Bloor Homes to 2023.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund has outlined the measures it's currently taking as part of its COVID-19 (coronavirus) contingency plan, issued in a general update today (25 March).
Installers across the UK are shutting up shop in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) as uncertainty remains over key worker classification.
Frequency response continues to be a key driver of front of the meter storage in the UK, but the market is slowing as it faces numerous challenges.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Emma Bridge to talk about how the market has changed since the end of the FiT, the delays projects are facing due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) and whether subsidy-free is a reality for community solar.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has taken the decision to cancel its scrip dividend as COVID-19 uncertainty causes shares to fall 20%.
The solar sector will face significant challenges due to the global pandemic COVID-19, as the challenges shift from manufacturing to logistics and demand.
AMP's MD Mark Tarry talked to Solar Power Portal about the company's solar developments and the growing subsidy free sector.
Solar Power Portal took a look at how the UK sector was reacting, the implications so far on the energy industry and the predictions for the future.
The number of planning applications submitted for renewable energy projects such as solar farms in the UK has again jumped, as the pipeline continues to grow.
Solar Power Portal talked to some of the key players in the solar sector to gauge their reactions following yesterday's Budget.
Chris Hewett, chief executive of the Solar Trade Association, spoke to Solar Power Portal about the exclusion of solar in yesterday's Budget and the promise of a reform to business rates.
Solar is once again absent from the Budget as nuclear fusion and carbon capture technologies receive funding boosts.
Exemption from business rates, fair tax treatment and zero-interest loans for green home improvements are needed to unlock the potential of solar power in the UK.
Despite challenges to net asset value (NAV), Foresight Solar Fund’s portfolio continued to outperform budget as the company turned its focus to asset optimisation.
HBS Group Southern is to install 11.6MWp of solar PV for Anglian Water as it continues its long-held partnership.
Dave Ogden, managing director of ICP Smith Brothers, talked to Solar Power Portal about how subsidy free solar is changing the industry and what’s to come.
Some of the UK’s solar stalwarts have welcomed the government’s consultation on allowing solar and onshore wind back into the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme.
Battery systems could allow 25% more renewable electricity to be used during peak times, Northern Powergrid has found in its Distributed Storage and Solar Study.
The planning inspectorate has submitted its recommendations for the controversial Cleve Hill Solar Park, which is set to be Britain’s biggest solar farm.
German supermarket chain Lidl has seen its business rates soar by 528% due to changes in the valuation of solar installations at its sites.
Solar is to once again compete in the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme as the government revokes its 2015 decision.
During the first two months of 2020, an additional 675MW of ground-mount large-scale solar farms has been added to the pipeline, taking the cumulative pipeline now to 7GW across a total of 345 sites.
Octopus Energy for Business (OEB) has launched three new tariffs for companies that have their own solar power.