Articles tagged with: Anesco

Utility Solar Summit: Solar set to ‘blow past targets’ in the UK

Utility Solar Summit: Solar set to ‘blow past targets’ in the UK

16 Jun 2021, 08:56
• By Molly Lempriere, Sean Rai-Roche

The first day of the inaugural Utility Solar Summit kicked off with discussions around the UK's growing subsidy-free solar pipeline, the new economic models and the big players. Solar Power Portal caught up with head of market intelligence Finlay Colville to talk about some of the key questions raised.

Subsidy-free solar is coming of age

Sponsored Subsidy-free solar is coming of age

18 Sep 2019, 10:06

Subsidy-free solar energy has an important role to play in the decarbonisation of UK energy. Jim Higginbotham, MD for asset finance at Wyelands Bank, discusses how unsubsidised solar is coming to the fore in the UK.

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In defence of Clayhill

16 Nov 2018, 10:10 • By Sarah Hitchcox
In defence of Clayhill

Sarah Hitchcox, development and policy director at Anesco, sets the record straight over the developer’s famed Clayhill project – the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm – and discusses the company’s vision for the future.

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Public to private: Does the latest subsidy-free solar farm offer a bridge to future deployment?

12 Nov 2018, 11:32 • By David Pratt
Public to private: Does the latest subsidy-free solar farm offer a bridge to future deployment?

West Sussex County Council recently followed up Anesco's completion of the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm in September last year with its own, deploying 7.4MW alongside a battery to make the project viable. While some have argued the project offers little in discussions of the future solar landscape in the UK, local authority projects are being completed now and could bridge the gap in deployment until private investors get moving.