NextEnergy Solar Fund has accelerated its timeline for developing subsidy-free solar in the UK, committing to completing four such projects over the next 12 months.
EFG Hermes has heaped praise on its asset optimisation team after the 365MW former-SunEdison portfolio it acquired earlier this year performed some 25% ahead of expectation.
M&S Energy has announced the 25 winners of its third annual community energy fund, with solar and storage among the most popular technologies yet again.
Home battery storage company Moixa is to expand its GridShare aggregation platform to include third party units for the first time after securing over £250,000 from the UK government.
Liam Stoker draws parallels between the UK's comparatively meagre solar growth forecasts, Brexit, and "talking Britain down".
Hive Energy has confirmed it is the developer behind ambitious plans for a huge solar farm on the north Kent coast which could have a final generation capacity in excess of 350MW.
Octopus Investment, non-utility UK investor, is set to expand its £484 million solar portfolio refinancing that it closed earlier this year.
Last week, renewables developer and investor Hazel Capital was acquired by Gresham House. Tony Dalwood, chief executive of the asset management group, explains to Solar Power Portal what the acquisition means for both Gresham House and Hazel Capital; what projects will be brought forward from the existing pipeline; and what uncertainties lay ahead for UK energy storage.
E.On has launched a 12 month repayment plan for its solar and storage offering in an effort to help interested homeowners overcome the upfront costs of installing the technologies.
German renewables funders Capital Stage is lining up its first battery storage move, but stressed it could be some time before business models are mature enough.
Solarcentury has announced a major partnership with European renewables funder Capital Stage in a move which will provide a substantial boost to its international expansion.
Hazel Capital has been bought by investment manager Gresham House through a combination of cash and newly issued shares, which includes new investment in three energy storage projects.
Foresight Solar Fund has announced a fresh placing programme in a bid to raise £75 million to pursue new solar investment opportunities in the UK and Australia.
Established names in the solar industry such as Solar Edge, Wind & Sun and NEC are among those to have already rebooked for Solar & Storage Live 2018.
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.
The Confederation of British Industry has added to the growing number of bodies, associations and other third parties to call for the inclusion of mature technologies in future auctions.
Sadiq Khan has today opened London’s first community energy fund for solar projects, offering £400,000 over four years to support community energy groups overcome the challenges in getting project off the ground.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has responded strongly to a lack of solar policy announcements within today’s Clean Growth Strategy reveal, arguing that the government is “artificially holding back” the technology.
Last week’s Solar & Storage Live saw the UK’s entire supply chain descend on Birmingham’s NEC for three days of industry leading and thought provoking discussions, business brokering and a few celebrations here of there. Liam Stoker summarises some of the things we picked up from the show floor this year.
The third and final edition of Solar & Storage Today, the daily newspaper which runs parallell to Solar & Storage Live, is now available to download.
A collection of images from last night's Solar Power Portal Awards.
Nottingham-based EvoEnergy was a major winner at last night’s Solar Power Portal Awards, being crowned 2017 Contractor of the Year as Solarcentury boss Frans van den Heuvel was recognised for his outstanding achievements in the solar sector.
Battery vendors are being hit by a combination of rising prices for raw materials and continuing currency uncertainty, resulting in rapidly changing costs for businesses according to Easystart.
Visitors have just one week left to register before the doors open for this year’s Solar & Storage Live.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme has postponed controversial increases to its installation fees just hours before they were due to come into effect.
Energy UK has urged Dieter Helm to acknowledge the cheapest forms of renewable electricity generation in his ongoing cost of energy review.
Scottish Water has said it no longer designs its solar projects around feed-in tariff revenue after successfully completing its largest solar scheme to date to power boreholes taking water from the River Spey.
Greencoat Capital is busy plotting its next UK solar acquisitions after achieving the first close of its follow-up investment vehicle.