Nine years on from the beginning of the feed-in tariff and the solar industry is a changed beast. Larger, certainly. Wiser, perhaps. One thing is for sure, it has learned to thrive in the face of uncertainty and rampant adversity.
Liam Stoker kicks off a fortnight-long series of content that will bid a fond farewell to the feed-in tariff as it enters its final throes.
Anesco has turned to EDF Energy to optimise its landmark Clayhill solar-plus-storage farm, including the provision of an “industry first” guaranteed floor price for storage.
Eden Sustainable and AMP Clean Energy have partnered on a new, multi-million-pound post-subsidy solar fund.
UK-based perovskite specialist Oxford PV has raised £31 million in a Series D funding round which included participation from a host of global energy companies.
The future of vanadium flow machine company redT has been plunged into doubt after it launched a strategic review of its ongoing business.
Results season - that time of the year when firms reveal just how well, or poorly, they’ve performed - is always interesting, but as UK solar enters a critical juncture, this year’s season has become emblematic of PV’s direction of travel.
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is aiming to unlock billions of pounds of investments for clean energy projects.
Solar Media's in-house editorial team highlights five key themes that emerged from last week's Energy Storage Summit 2019, which took place at a crucial time for the industry.
Foresight Solar Fund basked in last year’s sunshine to report significant growth in 2018, but the coming years look set for a “more opportunistic approach”, the fund said today.
Political pressure on the government’s decision to close the feed-in tariff with no replacement scheme in place has ratcheted up ahead of the closure of a consultation on the future of solar policy in the UK.
The advent of unsubsidised solar in the UK is accelerating and Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF), one of the top five asset holders in the UK, now expects its previous patience in the field to pay off.
GRIDSERVE has unveiled that it is to start construction on a 37.4MW solar farm and 27MW battery storage project imminently, in what is being billed as the UK’s most technologically advanced solar farm to date.
Cubico Sustainable Investments has raised around £272 million to refinance a 200MW portfolio of onshore wind and solar PV assets in the UK.
Thrive Renewables has sold two onshore wind farms in a bid to target investments in C&I solar.
Ashford Borough Council is to develop a 9MW solar farm on council land which it said would provide a “significant income stream” for the local authority.
Consumers in a Brixton housing estate will soon be able to trade solar power amongst themselves as an EDF Energy-backed, blockchain-enabled pilot project gets underway.
Immersa has penned a strategic partnership with Canadian battery storage manufacturer CellCube to bring large-scale vanadium redox flow battery systems to the UK.
The decision to scrap the Zero Carbon homes policy is costing occupants of new-build homes more than £200 per year, essentially three times the targeted savings from Ofgem’s price cap.
Leading solar investor NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has partnered with Zestec Asset Management to acquire to-be-built commercial rooftop solar projects.
Financing is the last obstacle to more widespread subsidy-free developments throughout Europe as merchant risk remains problematic to debt providers, industry experts have concluded.
UK renewables groups have lobbied together to urge Ofgem to rethink ‘unfair’ network charging reforms which could nudge renewables and flexibility projects towards failure.
With a slight rebrand for 2019, Terrapinn is proud to announce this year’s Solar & Storage Live Awards categories and open nominations.
Pan-European secondary solar market set for ‘exciting times’ as growth, O&G interest set to continue
The continued growth of the secondary solar market on a pan-European scale will result in “exciting times” for the sector, but big utilities are unlikely to stay on the sidelines.
Representatives of some of solar PV’s leading European finance houses will meet in London this week as the continent’s solar industry inches ever closer to grid-parity.
Solarcentury has poached Chris Banks from RES to lead its subsidy-free solar development team in the UK.
Distribution network operator (DNO) UK Power Networks has officially put its landmark ‘Smarter Network Storage’ Leighton Buzzard battery up for sale.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, delves into the UK large-scale solar pipeline to reveal what really could be built over the next 12 months.
Wood Mackenzie has predicted that the UK will join Europe’s “vanguard of subsidy-free utility-scale solar PV” in 2019 as project costs continue to fall.
Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) has unveiled two landmark solar-plus-storage projects on existing landfill sites which aim to be the first of their kind in the UK.