Resource management company Veolia is set to double its renewable electricity capacity, deploying solar panels across restored landfill sites.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is calling for the introduction of a floor price above zero for the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) to help support community energy.
Solar Media's head of research Finlay Colville takes a look at the UK's solar farm pipeline, and what we can expect to come online in the next year.
EleXsys Energy has completed a £3.65 million fundraise to support the global expansion of its solar and storage microgrid platform.
A joint venture aimed at breaking down barriers preventing community energy projects from coming on-stream has been relaunched by Octopus Energy and the Midcounties Co-operative.
North Devon Council has unanimously approved a planning application for a 49.9MW solar farm to be developed by Aura Power.
Over 500MW of new UK solar PV and onshore wind is to be developed by a joint venture between Cubico Sustainable Investments and Peel NRE.
Smart energy technology company SolarEdge is launching Smart Modules with integrated Power Optimisers in the UK.
Removing VAT on clean energy products like solar panels is supported by a majority of the public, new analysis by Green Alliance has found.
Following a successful first phase, Moixa’s partnership with Energia is to now offer solar and storage to a wider customer base.
By 2030, all of the world's solar resource will be economic in comparison to local fossil fuel generation, according to a new report from thinktank Carbon Tracker.
Brighton Energy Coop (BEC) has added 240kWp over three new buildings in Brighton, bringing its portfolio to 3MW.
Virgin Money has agreed a new financing partnership with Gresham House Solar Distribution, providing a £18 million revolving credit facility to facilitate the growth of solar assets.
German PV manufacturer SOLARWATT is gearing up for UK growth with the appointment Trevor Treleven as technical support and sales engineer.
Commercial solar PV firm BeBa Energy is celebrating the finished installation of a new rooftop solar array for KLM UK Engineering and Norwich Airport.
Ahead of the company’s 25th anniversary, Solar Power Portal caught up with Solarsense's Stephen Barrett to discuss how the sector has developed over the last quarter century, and what’s next.
The UK solar industry continued its sustained growth in a zero-subsidy environment, posting 175MWp-dc of new capacity in the 3 months to 31 March 2021 (Q1’21).
Anesco has submitted a planning application for a 19.657MW Solar Farm in Amber Valley, Derbyshire.
Gresham House has secured a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 4.3MW solar farm through renewable energy procurement platform Zeigo.
Green tech software nonprofit Open Climate Fix has been awarded £500,000 for its solar power forecast technology from Google.org.
Members of the UK solar industry have voiced support for plans to develop a supply-chain transparency protocol to tackle concerns over forced labour.
ScottishPower has submitted a planning application for up to 40MW of solar, along with up to 50MW of battery storage and a 20MW electrolyser as part of its Green Hydrogen for Scotland project.
HBS New Energies has been awarded a contract by Wain Homes to install solar PV amounting to a total of just under 300kWp on 123 new low-carbon dwellings.
A letter penned by energy supplier Bulb and signed by over 30 industry organisations is calling on the government to reduce VAT rates for green technologies, including solar and energy storage.
SolarEdge's Christelle Barnes explained how the company’s optimised PV system differs from traditional string inverters, how that helps tackle some of the challenges with installation and finance models coming "full circle".
As Viridian Solar looks to expand – with the Netherlands a key market for the company – the “financial firepower” it now has access to will help it support even its largest clients in rolling out solar as a standard part of every roof.
The British Army has hailed the installation of a 2.3MW photovoltaic solar farm at its Defence School of Transport (DST), Leconfield.
Solar development giant Lightsource bp has unveiled proposals for a 350MW site in North Anglesey, Wales.
UK renewables distributor Midsummer has announced a new partnership with Chinese solar PV manufacturer Jinko Solar.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Andrew King and Ian Harding, co-founders and directors of Enso Energy, to talk about the key considerations for putting solar through planning, the timeline of Enso's 1GW pipeline and how government policy could support further solar development.