Dublin-based energy efficiency company UrbanVolt has launched a new service to supply solar electricity to large and small businesses through rooftop solar installations.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Shaun Beattie, director at BeBa Energy, to delve into the company's early beginnings as a joint venture, using Google Earth to source new leads and the "buoyant" commercial solar market.
Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has launched a new European solar energy company, Cero Generation.
EDF has clinched a deal to provide solar, battery storage and other clean energy technologies to a future theme park in the UK.
London’s Goldsmiths University will look to install “significantly” more solar PV as part of a new series of pledges in response to the climate emergency.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has installed solar arrays at seven of its nature reserves with the help of ethical banking firm Triodos.
Construction of the UK’s largest solar carport at the site of Bentley Motors’ Crewe headquarters has been completed.
Centrica has today unveiled a new electric vehicle offering, with solar and battery storage set to play a central role.
Construction of a 608kWp solar carport at insurance firm Aviva’s Norwich site has been completed.
Statkraft has been revealed as the major European utility to partner with redT on a fully-financed solar-plus-storage offering for the UK’s thriving C&I market.
Aberla Group has lauded a £3 million investment in its energy businesses after it recorded an “exceptionally strong” year, delivering significant growth.
Thrive Renewables has sold two onshore wind farms in a bid to target investments in C&I solar.
The installation of more than 4,000 solar panels on rooftops at the Port of Goole is now complete.
Good Energy has turned to Belectric and Powerstar to help bolster its C&I battery storage offering.
Tesco is planning a major rollout of solar on the roofs of its stores in the UK, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Premier Inn has installed a 100kW lithium ion battery at its Gyle at Edinburgh Park hotel in the Scottish capital, claiming it to be the first battery-powered hotel in the UK.
Solar developer Our Generation has failed in a bid to recoup some £8 million from Aberdeen City Council.
Water utility Northumbrian Water is to pilot the use of battery storage units at a number of its sites under a new partnership with developer Argonaut Power.
Solar-plus-storage installs and virtual power plant roll-outs are providing a route to market for installers even in the absence of feed-in tariffs.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the C&I Storage Project category.
Online retail giant Amazon is planning to install rooftop solar PV on at least three of its UK-based fulfilment centres, Solar Power Portal can reveal, with just under 3MW of commercial rooftop solar in the pipeline.
Fore Partnership is to install Sunpreme bifacial panels at a commercial building in Manchester as adoption of the technology continues to grow.
Solar Panel Cleaning Services (SPCS) has clinched a panel cleaning contract with Low Carbon Hub, representing more than 30 sites throughout Oxfordshire.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread is to nearly double its solar capacity, installing rooftop PV on a further 70 of its hotels.
Lloyds Banking Group has launched a new £2 billion clean growth finance package to help its commercial banking clients go green.
ESB has completed a Tesla battery storage installation for Ardagh Glass in Scotland on a ‘no-money-down’ offer, providing a further indication to the UK storage market’s focus on C&I projects.
Germany’s Tesvolt has targeted the UK’s growing C&I battery storage market with the hire of ex-Saft and Leclanché man Lawrie Wilson.
Battery storage is of growing interest to commercial and industrial (C&I) entities, but the wider energy efficiency sector has seen Brexit and other policy woes send confidence to new lows.
Heavyweights from the property and construction industries have written to the government urging it to ‘raise the bar’ on environmental standards in new buildings.
It is “100% certain” that a solid business case exists for commercial and industrial (C&I) users of electricity in Britain, delegates at this month’s Solar & Storage Live heard.