Rooftop solar installations are going ahead in the Republic of Ireland without subsidy, according to Swiss roof mountings manufacturer Schweizer, which has suggested a rooftop tariff may not be needed.
Foresight Solar Fund has said it is to take a “prudent approach” to acquiring more solar farms in the UK, as the firm continues to tap EPCs for liquidated damages.
The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) has become the latest investor to enter the large scale storage market after buying a 20MW project from RES for £20 million.
Mongoose Energy has claimed to have completed the UK’s “largest ever” community energy deal by financing a 15MW solar-plus-storage project.
The financial services arm of engineering giant Siemens will be offering no-money-down options for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in the UK to purchase energy storage systems.
Scandinavian furniture giant IKEA has added home battery storage solutions to its line-up of clean energy products, Solar Power Portal can reveal this morning.
Lincolnshire-based solar developer Lark Energy collapsed owing more than £48.6 million, it has been revealed.
Stuart Elmes, CEO at Viridian Solar and director at the Solar Trade Association, gives his two cents on this week's long-awaited announcements from the government and Ofgem.
The new BlackRock and Lightsource solar initiative will target both large and small portfolios on the UK secondary market as it opens its hefty cheque book.
CCL Components has launched a commercial project finance offering to help installers overcome limits on available capital in new projects, enabling them to grow in size and capability.
Yesterday the government and Ofgem published its strategy for a modernised, smart and flexible power system, the result of its eagerly anticipated response to last year’s Smart Power Call for Evidence. Solar Power Portal picks through the document to assess how the domestic solar and storage industries may benefit.
Business secretary Greg Clark has unveiled the first phase of a £246 million investment in battery technology with the launch of the Faraday Challenge, designed to boost research and development and position the UK at the forefront of energy storage.
Foresight Group has made its second acquisition of a battery storage project, taking on the 10MW Nevendon battery from Gridserve and Aura Power.
Asset manager Cubico Sustainable Investments has announced that Stephen Riley has been named its new chief executive officer.
Leading asset management group BlackRock has taken its Renewable Income UK fund up to £1.1 billion, making it one of the largest single investments in renewable energy.
The European Commission has proposed an alternative floor price setting mechanism to replace the minimum import price’s (MIP) current linkage to Bloomberg prices.
Widespread curtailment of solar generators that had been planned for the Isle of Wight between July and October will be largely avoided following intense negotiations between SSE and a consortium of affected generators on the island.
The energy performance of a home can now be used by mortgage lenders to determine if higher levels of finance can be provided to new homeowners, creating an impetus for buyers and house builders increase energy efficiency and savings in their homes.
Cambridgeshire County Council has received planning permission for what it claims will be the UK’s largest solar carport.
Renewables investment manager FIM Services is aiming to capitalise on the UK’s booming secondary PV market by expanding its solar fund.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to today reveal the entries that have been shortlisted for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
More significant details regarding the generation profile of their solar roof tiles are needed before Tesla can substantiate claims that they are cheaper than conventional roofs.
The very first grants from a 50MW solar farm in Swindon are to be allocated over the next three months.
Vortex has refinanced its 365MW UK solar portfolio just two months after it completed the purchase from ex-SunEdison yieldco TerraForm Power.
On Solar Independence Day, Liam Stoker looks at how the industry is enjoying a revival independent from government-backed incentives.
Foresight Group has more UK battery storage projects firmly its crosshairs and could branch out into both C&I and co-located projects in the near future.
The UK solar market is beginning to defy difficult conditions as developers emerge with new, post-subsidy models.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has bolstered its chequebook by raising £126.5 million from a share placing that was significantly oversubscribed.
Foresight Group has sealed its maiden battery storage purchase, acquiring the 35MW RES-built Port of Tyne project.