A wrap-up of recent solar project news including a charity in West Sussex that will save thousands on its energy bills, Lidl's Irish solar expansion and why First Solar panels installed in Lancashire are 'coming home'.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has confirmed that it has kickstarted the build-out of its UK-facing subsidy-free solar pipeline.
Foresight Group has clinched a deal to acquire John Laing Environmental Assets’ (JLEN) advisory mandate, propelling Foresight’s assets under management to £4 billion.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, one of the country’s maiden listed energy storage investors, has entered into agreements to acquire a 160MW portfolio of battery storage projects in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
Glennmont Partners is to channel hundreds of millions to European solar PV projects over the next decade through a newly-closed fund, after it closed a record-breaking third raise.
UK battery storage firm Moixa has secured a fresh round of funding from automotive giant Honda as it pursues an international storage and EV charging expansion.
Gresham House has confirmed it is to launch a fresh fund raising drive as it sets its sights on a new, 182MW pipeline of battery storage projects.
Puredrive Energy has secured new investment from energy consultancy The Maximeyes Group to help progress its battery storage offering.
Eden Sustainable and AMP Clean Energy have partnered on a new, multi-million-pound post-subsidy solar fund.
UK-based perovskite specialist Oxford PV has raised £31 million in a Series D funding round which included participation from a host of global energy companies.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is aiming to unlock billions of pounds of investments for clean energy projects.
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.
Thrive Renewables has sold two onshore wind farms in a bid to target investments in C&I solar.
Retig, the parent company of solar installer The Pheonix Works, has sealed a multi-million-pound capital investment to power its renewables ambitions in the UK.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, details precisely how the UK’s post-subsidy solar pipeline has soared to just shy of 3GW, while simultaneously forecasting something of a revival for UK solar in 2019 with 500MW to be developed.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has added 470MW of subsidy-free PV assets to its acquisition pipeline as an “exceptional” summer of solar saw profits rise.
Hive Energy and Wirsol have submitted their application to develop their planned nationally significant solar farm, Cleve Hill, albeit on a slightly reduced scale to that originally proposed.
Having recently enjoyed a climb back up the rankings, looming Brexit uncertainty has sent the UK sliding down EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI).
HSBC UK Pensions Scheme is to invest £250 million in UK solar and wind farms under a new agreement with renewables investor Greencoat Capital.
Octopus has announced a new partnership with investors from Korea which will see £107 million deployed towards Octopus’ renewables strategy.
Gore Street Capital’s Energy Storage Fund has fallen someway short of its £100 million fund raising target, securing less than one-third of that figure.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has issued a damning verdict of the government’s approach to clean energy investment in recent years, calling on it to publish an urgent plan to plug looming policy gaps.
Bristol City Council has said that as much as £40 million could be invested in the city’s renewables capacity by 2027 as it bids to become carbon neutral by 2050.
British perovskite solar cell developer Oxford PV has undertaken a new funding round, led by key existing investors Statoil and Legal & General Capital.
Myenergi, the clean tech manufacturer behind the Zappi EV charger and Eddi power diverter, has landed £1.2 million in new finance from private investors.
Investment in UK renewables collapsed by more than half last year on the back of falling policy support, new analysis has shown.
Foresight Group has sold a 16MW portfolio of feed-in tariff-accredited solar farms to Korean asset management firm KDB Kiamco.
Battery storage technology costs will have to fall by a further 30% before projects are feasible without lucrative frequency response revenue, a leading investor has said.
Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS) has set its sights on more storage acquisitions in the UK after raising £50 million in outside investment.