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.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is celebrating the successful connection of its maiden subsidy-free solar farm, claiming it to be the first by a listed investment company.
EDF has acquired UK battery storage developer Pivot Power in a move designed to spearhead its position in the country’s energy storage market.
Energy storage firm redT has secured a £1.9 million interim loan from proposed merger partner Avalon to keep it going until a potential deal concludes.
Enrico Ambrosini has been appointed as global head of origination at integrated solar power company, Solarcentury. He will lead the companies energy management and power offtake agreements, developing trading and hedging strategies.
Flexibility aggregator Limejump has signed a short-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Bluefield Solar Income Fund. Limejump will manage the power sale for four solar farms owned by Bluefield, using its Virtual Power Platform (VPP).
US company Solar Alliance has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Empire Cinemas, who own Odeon and Cineworld. The project will ultimately generate 2.8MW on the cinema sites, helping the company lower its carbon emission.
Gresham House has raised £41.6 million through a new share placing to fund both its existing pipeline and a new pipeline of operational and new build assets, falling short of the £58 million it originally targeted.
Energy storage investment fund Gresham House has unveiled a new share placing, the proceeds of which will allow it to “grow materially” in the UK energy storage market.
Foresight Solar Fund has announced its intention to raise funds via a new share placing in order to pay down its existing debt.
Wyelands Bank has set its sights on becoming one of the early movers in subsidy-free solar finance in the UK, investing in a range of projects in a bid to stimulate the market.
Vanadium flow machine specialist redT has trimmed its losses as discussions over a planned merger with US storage firm Avalon continue.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has heralded the arrival of subsidy-free utility-scale solar in the UK, confirming it has dipped its toe into the waters with a handful of pipeline agreements.
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Liam Stoker reflects on the opening day of Solar & Storage Live 2019, where the solar and storage sectors’ growing maturity was ever present, and a gritty determination to get things done was clear.
Bristol has today formally launched the procurement process for its £1 billion project to turn it into the UK’s first carbon neutral city.
Chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid has been slammed by the green economy for adding just £30 million to the government’s net zero budget, a mere 0.1% of what is expected to be needed.
Octopus Energy has launched a new joint venture aimed at helping develop community energy projects in the UK.
Battery storage fund Gresham House has acquired a stake in frequent development partner Noriker Power in a bid to “further consolidate” its position in the UK battery market.
UK energy firm The Maximeyes Group has taken a “significant stake” in battery storage technology firm Puredrive Energy.
The UK’s net zero law stands to create a “supportive environment” that could act as a catalyst for subsidy-free solar developments, Foresight Solar Fund has said.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has completed the purchase of a 5MW standalone battery storage project.
NextEnergy Solar Fund has raised around £100 million through a share issue to repay short-term debt and pursue new subsidy-free developments.
The UK solar pipeline of large-scale, ground-mount solar farms has grown dramatically during 2019, with 66 new solar farms identified, accounting for 1.8 GW of capacity.
Solarplicity has struck a deal with energy supplier Toto as it looks to press ahead with its community energy solar deployment scheme.
Solarcentury has reported “record financial results” for the year ended 31 March 2019 as it casts its eye towards a 5GW, global solar pipeline.
Solarcentury is backing its potential sale to help the company accelerate and establish itself as a major player in the energy transition.