Gresham House has raised £100 million to drive its energy storage fund onto the London Stock Exchange, half the amount planned last month but enough to progress plans to acquire a 70MW seed portfolio.
Having recently enjoyed a climb back up the rankings, looming Brexit uncertainty has sent the UK sliding down EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI).
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, reveals precisely how and where subsidy-free solar in the UK is to get underway next year.
Sustainable infrastructure manager NTR has splashed nearly £55 million on its maiden portfolio of operational UK solar assets.
Arlington Energy has announced plans to build out a 1GW portfolio of energy storage and gas peaker projects across the UK after securing initial funding of £200 million from an offshore fund of institutional investment.
A lack of familiarity and education among corporates, and complexity over deal arrangements, is stopping firms ‘crossing the Rubicon’ and signing up to power purchase agreements utilising on-site solar, according to a panel investors speaking at last week’s Solar & Storage Live.
The UK’s second subsidy-free solar farm, and the first by a local authority using battery storage, has been completed by West Sussex County Council in a project that ticked “every box” and will generate significant income over the next 25 years.
All the photos from this week's Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards, as the evening's winners collect their awards.
The government has heard industry concerns over the future of the export tariff "loud and clear", but did admit there is “no new news” on inclusion of solar into the Contracts for Difference auctions or the future of small scale renewables.
HSBC UK Pensions Scheme is to invest £250 million in UK solar and wind farms under a new agreement with renewables investor Greencoat Capital.
The UK’s solar and storage industries are being urged to throw their full weight behind a new campaign against government plans to end the export tariff.
Solar & Storage Live 2018 opens its doors in a week’s time, with around 4,000 pre-registered visitors expected to flock to Birmingham’s NEC. Here’s why this year’s event is not to be missed.
Gresham House, formerly Hazel Capital, is to float an energy storage fund on the London Stock Exchange next month, with an aim to raise £200 million to fund 262MW of energy storage projects over the next year.
Foresight Solar Fund has issued almost 54 million ordinary shares in an effort to raise £34 million to transfer ownership of 11 solar farms from other funds managed by the Foresight Group.
Perovskite specialist Oxford PV has announced a five-year research project with the University of Oxford that it says will push the boundaries of perovskite technology.
Asset owner and operator Populo Energy is looking to raise £6.25 million on investment manager Downing’s crowd funding platform.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the Transaction of the Year category, sponsored by Envirotech.
Octopus has announced a new partnership with investors from Korea which will see £107 million deployed towards Octopus’ renewables strategy.
Gore Street, the UK’s first listed fund targeting energy storage specifically, has acquired two battery storage projects from Origami Energy, taking its portfolio to 29MW across four projects.
Good Energy founder and chief executive Juliet Davenport has been elected to the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) board of directors.
Solar-plus-storage installs and virtual power plant roll-outs are providing a route to market for installers even in the absence of feed-in tariffs.
RETIG, the parent company of clean energy supplier Tonik Energy, has acquired renewables contractor The Phoenix Works.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the International Storage Project of the Year category.
Foresight Solar Fund is targeting the purchase of a 72MW solar farm portfolio for just over £30 million as the investor continues its pattern of acquisitions over 2018.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the Storage Business Model Innovation category.
Four additional ‘Solar Together’ schemes have offered consumers average savings of 20% after more than 10,000 homes signed up.
The preview edition of Solar & Storage Today, the free daily newspaper of Solar & Storage Live, is now free to download.
The government is endangering thousands of jobs with its plans to close the feed-in tariff next year, the Renewable Energy Association (REA) has said.
Solar & Storage Live, the UK’s largest solar and energy storage trade exhibition, is partnering with the government’s Green Great Britain Week next month.
The European Union has elected not to extend anti-dumping duties against panels imported from China, with the minimum import price now ceasing to exist from midnight Monday 3 September 2018.