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.
NextEnergy Capital has energised two subsidy-free solar farms, one of which - a 75MWp asset developed in Wales - is claimed to be the largest constructed PV plant in the UK.
Foresight Solar Fund has confirmed its continued focus on fixed revenue streams as the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt.
Elgin Energy is to progress a 210MW portfolio of subsidy-free solar following the closure of its first fundraise with Focus Capital Partners.
Planning approval has been given for the first two solar and battery sites in Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso's pipeline.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, to discuss how the recent acquisition of a 70MWp asset reflects Bluefield's solar strategy, whether subsidy-free developments are still on the table and how the solar sector may see significant growth in 2022/23.
Anesco is partnering with Gresham House for the development of a 200MW solar PV portfolio over the next three years.
Solar giant Canadian Solar and Windel Capital are teaming up for a 1.4GWp pipeline of solar in a bid to boost their UK presence.
UK investor Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has acquired a fully operational 70MWp solar park in Wiltshire.
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Low Carbon Ltd has agreed a deal with social enterprise Low Carbon Hub for the rights to a 19MW solar farm with battery storage potential.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has outlined how it is continuing to pursue a 150MW subsidy-free portfolio as it reports high levels of generation.
Renewables developer Harmony Energy has secured planning permission from East Riding of Yorkshire Council for its first solar site in the UK.
Foresight Group has formed a joint venture (JV) with UK solar developer Island Green Power to develop a pipeline of nearly 700MW of greenfield solar projects.
Solar Power Portal sat down with Bluefield Development managing director Jonathan Selwyn to discuss his first priorities at the company, the routes to market open to solar and the impact of COVID-19.
Hive Energy has begun construction on a 13MW subsidy-free solar park in Rugby, Warwickshire.
Thanks to fixed power purchase agreements (PPAs) and strong irradiation throughout the last year, Bluefield Solar Income Fund’s underlying earnings continued to grow to record levels.
JBM Solar Projects is to build a new 50MW solar farm with battery storage at a site near Swindon.
A subsidy-free solar farm with a rated capacity of up to 49.9MWp is moving forwards in north Devon.
Bouygues Energies & Services will build the largest subsidy-free solar farm in the UK for NextEnergy.
Blackfinch Energy has awarded Grupotec an EPC contract for its first subsidy-free development, the Llwyndyrus solar farm.
Despite concern about the impact of COVID-19 on investment in the solar sector, low technology prices have helped ensure the sector is optimistic.
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.
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.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Emma Bridge, CEO of Community Energy England, to talk about how COVID-19 has impacted the sector, how groups have rallied to protect those in their communities and what we can expect as the UK looks towards lifting lockdown.
NextEnergy Capital has secured what it is lauding as a “first-of-its-kind” debt financing to construct two subsidy-free solar sites as it unveils a new subsidy-free private fund.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Chris Banks, UK business development manager at Solarcentury, about its new 62MW Welsh site, why now was the right time to return to the UK market and the rise of subsidy-free developments.
In the first of a series of articles to be published on Solar Power Portal, Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, explores the make-up of the UK’s 8.5GW of large-scale solar farms currently in operation.
Anesco has powered up a 12MW solar farm in Buckinghamshire following completion of the site.
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.