The battery storage rollout needs to continue its upwards trajectory, with increased government spending required, according to new data from Cornwall Insight.
Liquidity constraints and insufficient regulation remain barriers to investment in renewables in the UK, but the market is picking up.
A £31 million inflation linked debt refinancing has been secured from institutional investment abrdn by Community Owned Renewable Energy Partners (CORE).
Investment firm Triple Point Energy Efficiency Infrastructure Company has secured a £108 million pipeline of UK battery energy storage systems (BESS).
Commercial rooftop solar company Custom Solar has secured £4.8 million in new lending from Virgin Money.
New renewables investment trust Atrato Onsite Energy has raised gross proceeds of £150 million though an oversubscribed Initial Placing, Offer for Subscription and Intermediaries Offer (IPO).
A new closed-ended investment company designed to invest in a diversified portfolio of onsite renewable energy assets dubbed Atrato Onsite Energy is to launch an initial public offering (IPO).
Penso Power has signed a new agreement with global maritime group BW Group that will see the build-out of the former’s UK battery storage pipeline fully funded.
EDP Renewables (EDPR) is aiming to cement its position in the UK renewables market, with plans to invest £660 million over the next five years.
A new exclusive long-term partnership will see £100 million invested into new commercial & industrial (C&) rooftop solar developments in the UK.
The UK solar industry needs to treble to align with Climate Change Committee (CCC) recommendations, hitting 40GW of installed capacity by 2030.
Foresight Solar & Technology VCT has appointed Carol Thompson as director to “support and further expand the existing portfolio of companies”.
Solar Power Portal caught up with E.On’s Chris Lovatt, chief operating officer for energy infrastructure services – who is taking a place on Eco2Solar’s board as part of the investment – to discuss the investment, residential solar and the drive for decarbonisation.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, to discuss how the recent acquisition of a 70MWp asset reflects Bluefield's solar strategy, whether subsidy-free developments are still on the table and how the solar sector may see significant growth in 2022/23.
Since 2014, Portsmouth has invested more in solar than any other council in the UK according to new research.
Gresham House New Energy has welcomed a new investment director to develop the company’s unsubsidised renewables strategy.
The Solar Media Podcast returns for its first episode of 2021, looking forward to what looks set to be a pivotal year for solar PV.
Energy storage was recognised in the 2021 New Year’s Honours list, with Swanbarton’s director Anthony Price awarded an OBE.
Social and Sustainable Capital (SASC) is creating a dedicated renewables investment committee in a bid to expand its work in community renewables.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) has conditionally agreed to acquire a c.30MW battery project known as Byers Brae.
Solar and storage technologies were conspicuously absent from Boris Johnson’s Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution.
Harmony Energy is setting its sights on rapidly expanding its portfolio of projects in the UK, thanks to an investment from Ritchie Bland Energy (RBE).
South Somerset District Council (SSDC) is to build a second Battery Energy Storage Site (BESS), announcing a 40MW facility that will be located near Fareham in Hampshire.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) has continued its acquisition spree, buying two new development rights for 50MW projects from Arenko.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, the investment adviser of Bluefield Solar Income Fund, about company broadening its scope, which technologies it will focus on and the impact Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions could have.
Warrington Borough Council is launching a green investment scheme, which will allow local residents to help fund a new solar farm.
Foresight has completed its acquisition of fellow investment company Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP).
The Riding Sunbeams project has won a further £2.5 million of funding to develop solar power for railways.
UK battery storage developer Aceleron has received a £2 million equity investment to help further expand its operations.
Octopus Renewables has acquired a 9.1MW portfolio of operational residential UK rooftop solar assets.