Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS), an independent system solutions and flexibility services provider, has taken in more than £28 million million in outside investment since November, with plans to target 100MW of UK projects.
Renewables investment group FIM Services has acquired two operational solar parks in the UK.
Solar developer INRG has spoken of how it wants to crack subsidy-free solar economics with its planned 120MW solar project.
After eight quarters of deployment under the revised feed-in tariff scheme, solar PV continues to deploy at around half the level government expected it to, recent statistics have revealed.
Finlay Colville, head of Solar Media’s Market Research division, takes a look at some of the emerging trends to look for in UK solar in 2018, and what they mean for the country’s largest asset holders.
Hampshire-based INRG Solar is plotting a 120MW solar array near Scunthorpe in what could be the country’s second proposed solar farm of significant infrastructure status.
2018 will be the year in which solar will have to prove it can operate outside of a subsidy framework, but could benefit from the diminishing reliance on government policy and the growing use of additional technologies like battery storage.
Lark Energy owed more than 200 separate trade creditors sums totalling nearly £20 million at the time of its collapse, new documents have revealed.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has bolstered its board with the appointment of ex-Barclays executive Sharon Parr.
The German subsidiary of Oxford PV has been awarded €15 million (~£13.3 million) by the European Investment bank (EIB) to support the commercialisation of the company’s perovskite photovoltaic technology.
Good Energy has completed the sale of a 5MW solar farm and agreed terms to sell another to community funded investors in two deals that will earn the green utility around £1.5 million before tax profit (BTP).
With the release of the most recent Capacity Market pre-qualification register, the UK’S utility-scale battery storage pipeline has now reached nearly 8GW. Solar Media market research analyst Lauren Cook takes a deep dive into the projects that made it through pre-qualification, and what these results mean for the projects likely to get built in 2018.
With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the third of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at July, August and September.
With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the second of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at April, May and June.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has purchased two new UK solar farms, including its first with an industrial power purchase agreement in place.
With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the first of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at January, February and March.
Vortex has sold a 45% stake in its former SunEdison-built solar portfolio in the UK to Malaysia’s second-largest pension fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (KWAP).
Lightsource has said its partnership with BP will “supercharge” its international ambitions and add “more strings to its bow”.
BP is to acquire a 43% stake in prolific UK-based solar developer Lightsource in what stands to be a significant new solar partnership.
Barclays wants to stimulate corporate adoption of on-site renewables and energy efficiency through the launch of new green corporate banking products.
Foresight Group has sold a 16MW portfolio of feed-in tariff-accredited solar farms to Korean asset management firm KDB Kiamco.
Stuart Elmes, whose company Viridian Solar secured an exclusive supply deal with housebuilder Persimmon Homes earlier this month, discusses the opportunity for solar PV in the new-build housing market.
Good Energy has unveiled Origami Energy as the aggregator partner working on the company’s new battery storage solution, which last week signed up its first commercial customer in the Eden Project.
Foresight has launched its latest infrastructure investment fund, targeting the “thriving” energy sector which remains to be seen as a safe bet for the investment community.
Members of the public continue to downplay the benefits of installing a solar system on their homes due to the perceived costs of doing so, despite the rapid fall in prices experienced in recent years.
The Green Investment Group has launched a pay-as-you-save service aimed at stimulating take up of renewables within public and private organisations.
A landmark project aiming to double the renewables capacity of the Isles of Scilly through the addition of new solar is expected to receive almost £3 million in government funding following its inclusion in the government’s latest Industrial Strategy.
Greater adoption of distributed and decentralised power could provide a multi-billion-pound boost to key economic sectors, power firm Centrica has said.
Yesterday afternoon chancellor Philip Hammond took to the despatch box to deliver the Autumn Budget. Amidst headline promises of stamp duty relief and fresh funding for driverless, electric vehicles, there were no major pledges relating to the energy market.
Battery Energy Storage Solutions (BESS) has set its sights on more storage acquisitions in the UK after raising £50 million in outside investment.