A solar-powered railway – billed as the first of its kind – has been switched on in Aldershot, supplying the network's signalling and lights with electricity.
The UK’s net zero law stands to create a “supportive environment” that could act as a catalyst for subsidy-free solar developments, Foresight Solar Fund has said.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has unveiled its rebrand focused on improving accessibility for consumers and emphasising the benefits of ‘home-grown energy’.
Solar Power Portal will be reporting live and exhibiting at this year’s Solar & Storage Live exhibition, continuing its relationship with the show.
Photon Energy is continuing its long-standing partnership with Bournemouth University, installing a 108kWp solar system.
A council-owned solar farm has smashed generation targets in its third year of operation, taking its overall income to £4 million.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has made its maiden move into Northern Ireland, acquiring an 8MW solar farm.
The Solar & Storage Live exhibition returns to Birmingham’s NEC Arena in less than six weeks’s time, in what remains the UK’s largest gathering of the solar and energy storage industries
Wokingham Borough Council has become the latest to embrace solar, pledging school installs during the next academic year.
Q CELLS is launching its AC-coupled home energy storage solution in the UK and Ireland, taking aim at the country’s post-feed-in tariff domestic market.
A Welsh dairy farm, E O Morris and Son, has seen the install of a £20,000 rooftop solar system.
Firm turns to UK, German, Japanese banks to wrap up £245 million debt refinancing of 28 up-and-running plants across the country.
A proposed 800kW solar carport with battery storage is set to receive final approval from Northumberland County Council next week.
Denbighshire-based renewables installer Carbon Zero Renewables has been put up for sale by its managing director Gareth Jones.
National Grid ESO has turned to artificial intelligence to improve its solar forecasting by 33%.
The UK solar industry will see a familiar face leading on UK energy policy after ex-energy minister Andrea Leadsom returned to to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to succeed Greg Clark as energy secretary.
Solar generated 9% of Britain’s electricity on 30 June as carbon emissions dropped to a record-low of 97g/kWh, according to data from Drax.
The UK will need 20 million ‘mini power stations’ to reach its net zero energy goals, with the need to create a policy framework for technologies like solar PV and energy storage an immediate priority, a group convened in Britain’s parliament this week heard.
Lightsource BP is proposing to develop a 9.9MW solar farm in Swansea, building on plans for a 20MW project at the same site.
Anesco has launched a specialist consultancy arm, Anesco Consulting, for investors and commercial customers.
Solar generation increased by 18% in the second quarter of this year as renewables overtook nuclear, new data from EnAppSys reveals.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued an open letter to suppliers calling for export tariffs before the 1 January 2020 deadline.
Blackfinch Investments has sealed the deal on the acquisition of a new subsidy-free solar farm project in North Wales.
The government should provide sustained funding into solar innovation and set a clear vision for the role of flexibility in the energy system, according to a new report.
Viridian Solar has penned a new supply agreement for its roof-integrated solar solution, adding another string to its new-build housing market bow.
The government should create a route to market for solar and onshore wind, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said in its 2019 Progress Report.
Solarcentury is backing its potential sale to help the company accelerate and establish itself as a major player in the energy transition.
A 36.6MW subsidy-free solar farm has gone into planning in Scotland as Green Energy International (GEI) announces a pipeline of over 700MW.
Solar investor Octopus Energy Investments lauds its renewable business mission as it rebrands as Octopus Renewables.