The green economy has widely condemned the government’s post-subsidy renewables vision, deriding it for a lack of clarity and the potential for it to have “worrying” and “truly bizarre” consequences.
Solar installer HBS New Energies has completed the first installation for Anglian Water under a 30MW solar deployment programme backed by investment giant Macquarie.
One of the first high profile subsidy-free commercial installs has been completed at the Keepmoat Stadium, home to Doncaster Rovers Football Club, with low technology costs and public sector backing showing that solar has a strong future post-feed-in tariff (FiT).
Solar Power Portal is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.
SPP talks to Alastair Mounsey, UK country manager at JA Solar, about what to expect from the UK market as it rebounds and what installers can learn from other markets who’ve managed regulatory change in the past.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has made another acquisition, its fourth this year, with the purchase of a 66.8MW operational portfolio.
Community interest company Burnham & Western Energy has announced a £4 million community fundraising round in a bid to support two charities located nearby its 9.3MW solar farm.
Cleve Hill Solar Park, the joint-venture of Hive Energy and Wirsol intending to develop a 350MW+ solar farm on the Kent coast, has yet to make any decisions regarding the battery storage element of its plans, contrary to media reports.
Manchester Science Partnerships (MSP) has installed a 380kWh Tesla battery alongside two electric vehicle charging points as the science park sets out to turn its flagship building into “an energy island”.
Lightsource BP has named Ricardo Folgado as its new structured finance director, poaching the experienced executive from General Electric.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a second phase of the successful Solar Together London group buying scheme, expanding it to a further eight boroughs.
Only one new community energy company was set up in 2017 as evidence continues to mount of “a wholesale decline” in the number of new organisations and projects since cuts to support for these initiatives began in 2015.
Greencoat Capital has revealed it has raised more than £1.1 billion in commitments from UK pension funds to invest in UK solar.
Statera Energy has clinched a refinancing deal for its 50MW Pelham utility-scale battery storage plant in a transaction which it says demonstrates both the maturity and “bankability” of the asset class.
Foresight Solar is continuing to explore the possibility of retrofitting battery storage plant on its solar portfolio as it bids to capitalise on its existing grid connections.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has continued to build on its activity in the secondary market, buying up ten operational solar farms with a combined capacity of 46.6MW.
Fiera Infrastructure has received £48 million of financing to support its acquisition of a 41MWp portfolio of solar installations from Macquarie, which was first announced last year.
NextEnergy Solar Fund's Abid Kazim explains why his firm made its first co-located solar-plus-storage acquisition last month, and why more are set to follow.
Lightsource BP has completed its first utility-scale solar farm in India after bringing online a 60MW project in Maharashtra, having won the contract through a competitive 450MW tender process completed in September 2016.
Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL) is seeking to raise £40 million to complete a UK portfolio asset purchase which would, the company said, make it the largest UK-listed dedicated solar investment firm.
BlackRock has acquired an additional 57MW of operational UK solar as part of its £1 billion Kingfisher partnership with Lightsource BP.
Solar Media, the publisher of Solar Power Portal and organiser of the Solar Power Portal Awards, is delighted to announce that a new nominations record has been set for this year’s ceremony.
The price of domestic solar in the UK has failed to decline – and even rose marginally – in the two years since the feed-in tariff was revised, government statistics have revealed.
Solar Power Portal publisher Solar Media has announced that the deadline for nominations for this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards has been extended.
Lightsource BP has bolstered its top table with the appointment of a new non-executive chairman, a hire the company said would boost its global expansion ambitions.
Prolific solar investor NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has made its maiden battery storage play, acquiring two utility-scale solar-plus-storage farms.
Gore Street Capital’s Energy Storage Fund has fallen someway short of its £100 million fund raising target, securing less than one-third of that figure.
Time is running out to enter your projects into this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards, as the nominations window slams shut NEXT WEEK.
The window to enter your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards is closing in just a fortnight’s time.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has issued a damning verdict of the government’s approach to clean energy investment in recent years, calling on it to publish an urgent plan to plug looming policy gaps.