While the Net Zero Strategy includes plans to review the frequency of Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions, a concrete UK solar deployment target was absent.
Rooftop PV has been installed for Kings Lynn-based Sensient Technologies by Engenera Renewables Group, and linked to a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
A £9.2 million development in Perth, Scotland has seen solar PV rolled out across 70 new homes.
While some energy suppliers are continuing to see strong interest in Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs, others are remaining tight-lipped about their popularity.
The sales practices of the Community Energy Scheme UK are being called into question with the opening of an investigation by energy regulator Ofgem.
Lincolnshire-based installer UK Alternative Energy has installed 429 solar panels for construction firm Lindum, also based in the county.
Innova Energy has competed the sale of its portfolio of 57 commercial rooftop solar PV assets in the UK.
Installations of solar PV under the Local Authority Delivery of the Green Homes Grant have risen, although the technology still represents just 5% of total installations.
Installation of over 1,542 solar panels on 11 council buildings in Salford is underway, with the solar to be operational by the autumn.
Portsmouth City Council has installed two solar, battery storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging systems at housing depots in the city.
Misconceptions continue to deter solar adoption as 13.8% believe PV to be costlier than fossil fuels
New research from Project Solar UK has found that a massive education campaign is required to tackle climate change, with misconceptions around solar remaining.
A rooftop solar scheme commissioned for Essex County Council has seen Solarwatt supply complete PV systems for 15 primary school sites.
Battery storage, electric vehicle (EV) charging and related smart tech are to be the focus of new training and apprenticeships launched by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in partnership with Solar Energy UK.
Following a successful first phase, Moixa’s partnership with Energia is to now offer solar and storage to a wider customer base.
Commercial solar PV firm BeBa Energy is celebrating the finished installation of a new rooftop solar array for KLM UK Engineering and Norwich Airport.
HBS New Energies has been awarded a contract by Wain Homes to install solar PV amounting to a total of just under 300kWp on 123 new low-carbon dwellings.
An additional £300 million of funding for domestic energy efficiency upgrades has been announced, marking an extension of the Local Authority Delivery of the Green Homes Grant.
The winners of the Local Authority segment of the Green Homes Grant have been unveiled, with £74 million allocated to over 100 local authorities for installations taking place by June 2021.
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.
Viridian Solar has unveiled new roofing kits that extend its existing partnership with VELUX, announced last year.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is to consult on a new route for installer certification.
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) is calling on the government to reverse the decision to not rollover unspent Green Homes Grant funding into 2021/22.
The Solar Together scheme offers residents the opportunity to buy solar panels at a discounted rate through a group buying scheme, with Richmond Council the latest to join.
BeBa Energy has installed 1.51MW of rooftop solar across four buildings at two sites owned by apple growers AC Goatham & Son.
A new rooftop solar array is now generating at Scottish Water’s Campbeltown Water Treatment Works.
Viridian Solar has sealed a new group deal with Welsh housebuilder Beech Developments.
Renewables installation company HBS New Energies is to supply integrated solar PV and battery storage for up to 77 residential properties in Hampshire.
HBS New Energies has signed an exclusive solar PV and electric vehicle (EV) charging deal with Bewley Homes.
A programme of solar PV installations – including two urban solar farms – has been approved by Gateshead Council.
Associated British Ports (ABP) has unveiled a new solar PV installation at the Port of Hull that has doubled ABP Humber Ports’ renewable energy generation.