EDF Renewables has continued its flurry of solar activity, with the consultation for a 50MW solar farm in East Cambridgeshire getting underway.
The UK’s largest community-owned solar park has confirmed that it's fully funded, thanks in part to a loan from Triodos Bank UK.
Work has started on a new solar farm on the site of a former landfill that is to form part of the Bedford Green Technology and Innovation Park.
Octopus Renewables has announced a new partnership with Zestec Asset Management to deliver more than £100 million of new build UK solar assets.
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.
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.
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.
Scottish Water has announed its “most ambitious solar energy scheme to date”, with an installation planned for its Balmore Water Treatment Works in Torrance, East Dunbartonshire that is expected to generate 4GWh per year.
Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust (DORE) has acquired a 96MWp portfolio of UK solar PV assets for £42 million.
EDF Renewables has received planning consent for its 49.9MW Sutton Bridge solar farm, the company’s first large-scale solar development in the UK.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has acquired 100MWp of UK solar in a c.£64.3 million deal with Lightsource BP.
The UK solar industry installed 545MWp (DC) of new solar PV capacity during 2020, the first full calendar year when no government subsidies were on offer.
Keele University has signed a 25-year agreement with ENGIE that will see 15,000 solar panels, wind turbines and battery storage installed to support the institution's carbon neutral pledge.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media Market Research, assesses how the UK’s utility-scale solar pipeline has developed this year as the industry prepares for a bumper build-out period in 2021.
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.
EDF Renewables has announced another 49.9MW solar farm, as it continues its UK solar push.
Elgin Energy is to develop a 38MW solar farm on the site of a former Second World War airfield in Kettering, Northamptonshire.
Solar Media's Finlay Colville tracks the 'frantic pace' with which developers and planners of solar sites continue to operate.
High grid connection costs resulted in a solar strike price in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction “significantly higher than anywhere else in Europe” according to the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA).
EDF Renewables is set to develop a new 49.9MW solar farm next to the Sutton Bridge Power Station, in Lincolnshire.
Irish utility ESB has signed a multi-million euro partnership with Wexford-based solar company Harmony Solar.
Community Owned Renewable Energy Partners (CORE) and Yealm Community Energy's (YCE) first ground-mounted 7.3MW solar PV farm has been successfully connected to the grid.
There is a "huge opportunity" for solar in Ireland, with the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) providing a route to market for the technology.
Oldham Council has announced its intention to build a 900kW solar farm.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) makes its first move of the year with the acquisitions of three operational UK solar farms.
Smith Brothers Contracting has been confirmed as the Independent Connection Provider (ICP) for the planned 500MW solar-plus-storage Sunnica Energy Farm.
A 1.7MWp solar farm is to be built at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA), financed by the airport's investors the Peel Group.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and returning once again is the Ground-mount Solar Project of the Year category.
M&S Energy is to offer up to £300,000 in support of community renewables projects across the UK in its third successive Community Energy Fund.