Bluefield Solar Income Fund has outlined the measures it's currently taking as part of its COVID-19 (coronavirus) contingency plan, issued in a general update today (25 March).
The Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) has completed the acquisition of a portfolio of solar PV assets.
Chris Hewett, chief executive of the Solar Trade Association, spoke to Solar Power Portal about the exclusion of solar in yesterday's Budget and the promise of a reform to business rates.
Solar is once again absent from the Budget as nuclear fusion and carbon capture technologies receive funding boosts.
Exemption from business rates, fair tax treatment and zero-interest loans for green home improvements are needed to unlock the potential of solar power in the UK.
During the first two months of 2020, an additional 675MW of ground-mount large-scale solar farms has been added to the pipeline, taking the cumulative pipeline now to 7GW across a total of 345 sites.
Anesco is to overhaul its senior management team with executive chairman Steve Shine and chief executive Kevin Mouatt both set to leave the firm, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Greencoat Capital is launching a new fund, Greencoat Renewable Income LP (GRI), focusing on infrastructure assets for solar and other renewables.
The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has released its financial results, highlighting an increasing focus on battery storage in the UK.
Nationwide has today (10 February) announced it is to make £1 billion available for borrowers to reduce the carbon footprint of their homes.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has raised gross proceeds of £3.5 million through a new placing of ordinary shares.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, provides a forensic analysis of the UK’s utility-scale solar pipeline, detailing precisely why the market looks set to return to gigawatt-scale deployment this year.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to announce the launch of the inaugural Utility Solar Summit, charting the UK’s return to gigawatt-scale solar deployment.
RBS has announced that it is increasing its lending to the sustainable energy sector, after the securitisation of £1.1 billion of loans to the UK sustainable energy market.
Solar developer Elgin Energy has secured £4.7 million of funding to complete the late-stage development of a 250MW-strong UK solar portfolio.
Faisal Hussain, managing director at Certi-fi and the Energy Performance Valuation Scheme, stresses the need for the domestic renewables sector to avoid mis-selling at all costs.
Above Surveying is looking to expand its international reach after securing expansion capital from multiple family offices.
UK renewables asset manager Armstrong Capital Management has penned a new joint venture with Danish investor European Energy to pursue a 500MW solar and storage pipeline in the UK.
Solar and battery storage developer Anesco has restructured its debt in a bid to realise further growth in 2020.
Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe reflect on this year’s energy storage headlines, and do their best to predict what the energy transition may hold in store in 2020.
GRIDSERVE has completed its “game changing” hybrid solar-plus-storage site in York, becoming the first utility-scale solar farm in the UK to use both trackers and bifacial solar panels.
Lightsource BP has heralded the return of large-scale solar build-out in the UK, revealing it is pursuing a 1GW project pipeline in its home market.
Canadian Solar has said it is in the process of developing a pipeline of subsidy-free solar farms in the UK, joining a recent flurry of developers to return to the build-out phase.
ScottishPower is to retrofit its onshore wind farms with new solar and battery storage capacities as part of a major hybridisation drive.
BP has boosted its stake in Lightsource BP to a 50:50 joint venture, establishing new investment to pursue a burgeoning international development pipeline.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) investment manager NextEnergy Capital has penned a power purchase agreement (PPA) for more than 35MW of solar with utility firm Anglian Water.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, provides an early forecast for what next year holds in store for UK solar as post-subsidy economics and a surging project pipeline come to the fore.
The Green Party has launched its manifesto, including a pledge to invest £12 billion a year into renewables and to fit one million solar panels on homes per year.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is expecting to have amassed an operational subsidy-free solar pipeline as large as 150MW by the end of next year.
Energy storage firm redT has shuffled its management team as a proposed merger with Avalon nears completion.