Vortex Energy has completed the sale of its controlling and managing stake in its 365MW portfolio, originally purchased from ex-SunEdison yieldco TerraForm Power.
New UK focused solar developer Climate ER has secured funding for £250 million worth of utility scale projects.
Solar energy together with wind is set to power a new 10MW electrolyser outside of Glasgow, helping to generate green hydrogen.
Despite the uncertainty created by COVID-19, Octopus Renewable Infrastructure Trust’s (ORIT) dividend remains on track as the company releases its full interim results.
Scottish Water has detailed its plans to ramp up its reliance on renewable energy in its net zero roadmap.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has teamed up with techUK and Renewable UK to help encourage power purchase agreements (PPAs) to help stimulate the UK’s renewable generation.
Solar proved a winning technology for the UK’s first ever Citizens' Assembly on climate change, with 81% supporting it.
Home Insulation & Energy Systems (HIES) has announced that it is taking legal action against the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) Service Co Ltd, due to the latter’s decision to mandate all its registered installers to join its commercial partner Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC).
Statkraft Ireland has acquired a portfolio of 275MWdc of solar from Lightsource BP.
Solar industry veteran Jonathan Selwyn has been announced as managing director of the newly created Bluefield Development.
The UK will need to deploy 80GW of solar to meet net zero according to a new whitepaper.
Solar projects have been granted a further six months to complete and register under the feed-in tariff (FiT) scheme due to the long-lasting impacts of COVID-19.
Hackney Council’s publicly-owned renewable energy services company, Hackney Light and Power, is celebrating the completion of its first roof installation.
Aeris's VP of market development Mohsen Mohseninia takes a look at how explores how IoT solutions can alleviate the challenges associated with solar panel management and energy output.
Despite challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic, Foresight Solar Fund has seen its UK portfolio perform 15.9% above base case.
Solar Media's head of market intelligence Finlay Colville discusses the key features of the UK's solar planning deluge, showing graphics that explain the trends underway, and exploring the new focus on 49.9MWp-dc sites that will be based on 500W-plus mono bifacial panels, mounted on single-axis tracking systems.
The UK’s first DC-coupled battery energy storage system is under development in a collaboration between GE Renewable Energy and Wykes.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, the investment adviser of Bluefield Solar Income Fund, about company broadening its scope, which technologies it will focus on and the impact Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions could have.
The joint venture between the Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso Energy has taken a step forward as it looks to develop 49.9MW in Gloucestershire.
New statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show another significant drop in the expected costs of solar out to 2040, with figures for the expected costs of storage technologies also released.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has completed the acquisition of a 64.2MWp UK solar portfolio.
The value of residential solar has been touted after new research revealed that the technology can boost the value of houses by over £30,000.
Warrington Borough Council is launching a green investment scheme, which will allow local residents to help fund a new solar farm.
Foresight has completed its acquisition of fellow investment company Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP).
The Isle of Man is exploring the possibility of opening up a tender for 20MW of onshore renewable energy as part of its plans for 75% renewables by 2030.
Solar generation across Europe jumped 15% in the first six months of the year, reaching 68TWh largely due to bigger solar farms coming online.
Winchester Sport and Leisure Park is now one of the greenest buildings in the south of England, as its solar panels are installed.
JBM Solar Projects is to build a new 50MW solar farm with battery storage at a site near Swindon.
UK energy trade bodies – including the Solar Trade Association and Regen – are calling on the Treasury to implement tax relief for clean energy technologies.
Norwegian state-owned power giant Statkraft has scooped up the largest contract in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS), with two solar farms totaling 276MWp coming out successful alongside 57MW of onshore wind.