Going subsidy-free with 5.4MWp Hall Farm II and 50MWp Staughton changed 'everything', executive says in interview held after firm reached raising milestone with first global fund.
UK renewables asset manager Armstrong Capital Management has penned a new joint venture with Danish investor European Energy to pursue a 500MW solar and storage pipeline in the UK.
BayWa r.e. has launched its third office in the UK in Edinburgh, marking the company's continued expansion in the market.
Canadian Solar has said it is in the process of developing a pipeline of subsidy-free solar farms in the UK, joining a recent flurry of developers to return to the build-out phase.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, provides an early forecast for what next year holds in store for UK solar as post-subsidy economics and a surging project pipeline come to the fore.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is expecting to have amassed an operational subsidy-free solar pipeline as large as 150MW by the end of next year.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is celebrating the successful connection of its maiden subsidy-free solar farm, claiming it to be the first by a listed investment company.
Enrico Ambrosini has been appointed as global head of origination at integrated solar power company, Solarcentury. He will lead the companies energy management and power offtake agreements, developing trading and hedging strategies.
Supermarket giant Tesco has announced a major green electricity project, including the installation of solar panels on 187 of its sites covering 335,000m2.
While a lot of uncertainty still remains with regards to renewables after Brexit, the growth of subsidy free solar, along with net zero and other targets enshrined in UK law, and the World Trade Organisations (WTO) arrangements should reassure the solar industry. But concerns over imports, skilled staff and growing costs remain.
Foresight Solar Fund has announced its intention to raise funds via a new share placing in order to pay down its existing debt.
Wyelands Bank has set its sights on becoming one of the early movers in subsidy-free solar finance in the UK, investing in a range of projects in a bid to stimulate the market.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has heralded the arrival of subsidy-free utility-scale solar in the UK, confirming it has dipped its toe into the waters with a handful of pipeline agreements.
Solarwatt has said it is stepping up its presence in the UK solar and storage markets with a raft of new initiatives designed at leveraging how “receptive” the UK is to energy storage.
JA Solar said it stood to lead the UK solar shipment market this year after exceeding 100MW in sales by the end of August.
Solar Power Portal will be reporting live and exhibiting at this year’s Solar & Storage Live exhibition, continuing its relationship with the show.
NextEnergy Solar Fund has raised around £100 million through a share issue to repay short-term debt and pursue new subsidy-free developments.
Lior Handelsman, vice president of marketing and product strategy at SolarEdge, discusses the UK’s transition towards subsidy-free and self-consumption models, and how that can be achieved.
Solar Power Portal speaks to Solarcentury chief executive Frans van den Heuvel and strategy director David Edwards about subsidy-free solar in the UK, battery storage and what advice it might have for a future government.
Blackfinch Investments has sealed the deal on the acquisition of a new subsidy-free solar farm project in North Wales.
Uncertainty around the targeted charging review could impair solar PV’s contribution to the UK’s net-zero transition, NextEnergy Capital tells RE-Source UK event.
Few could fault the government for rallying behind clean energy funding where others demur but are vague or localised measures enough for a world with 12 years left to limit global warming?
Last summer’s heatwave helped double NextEnergy Solar Fund’s profits, but the adverse effects of high temperatures dragged down its overall performance, the company said.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has confirmed that it has kickstarted the build-out of its UK-facing subsidy-free solar pipeline.
Lightsource BP has connected another subsidy-free, private wire solar farm, this time a 2.3MWp install in Lancashire.
Solar module manufacturer Q Cells has committed to the UK PV market in the long term, claiming the post-feed in tariff landscape “abounds with opportunities”.
The pipeline of active large-scale pre-build large-scale solar farms (>250kWp) has seen significant growth during the past six months, and now stands at more than 4.2GW of total capacity.
Foresight Solar Fund basked in last year’s sunshine to report significant growth in 2018, but the coming years look set for a “more opportunistic approach”, the fund said today.
The advent of unsubsidised solar in the UK is accelerating and Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF), one of the top five asset holders in the UK, now expects its previous patience in the field to pay off.
GRIDSERVE has unveiled that it is to start construction on a 37.4MW solar farm and 27MW battery storage project imminently, in what is being billed as the UK’s most technologically advanced solar farm to date.