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.
Foresight has acquired fellow investment company Pensions Infrastructure Platform (PiP), in a move that broadens the group's infrastructure platform.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has called on the UK government to target 40GW of solar capacity by 2030.
Community Energy England (CEE) has launched its Community Energy 2030 Vision, targeting 5,270MW of community power on the energy system.
Following the approval of Cleve Hill Solar Park, Solar Power Portal takes a look at what the next steps are for the project, any technology concerns and whether this will be the first of many Nationally Significant solar infrastructure projects.
Despite proving more resilient than fossil fuels, investment in renewables looks set to be heavily hit by COVID-19 as investment in the energy sector plunges to lowest level in history.
The return of the Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions for solar and onshore wind has boosted the UK up EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI).
The SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT) is looking to invest more than £100 million in assets including rooftop solar.
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, power prices will tumble in the medium term, according to the Renewables Investment Group (TRIP).
Renewable energy venture capital company Albion Capital has successfully raised £57 million in debt by refinancing a portfolio of £105 million.
The next Contracts for Difference (CfD) round is set to be fiercely competitive as solar is allowed to compete for the first time in years.
Foresight Solar Fund has stated that COVID-19 has caused no operational disruption so far, but it is closely monitoring the situation.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has taken the decision to cancel its scrip dividend as COVID-19 uncertainty causes shares to fall 20%.