Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner at Bluefield Partners, investment adviser to Bluefield Solar Income Fund, about operating during the pandemic, the strength of solar and low power prices.
As many as 91% of solar arrays are underperforming in the UK, according to a recent survey by independent power and energy consultant Roadnight Taylor.
Despite short-term challenges caused by COVID-19, solar power's competitive nature could see it accelerate as we move forward, according to Solarcentury.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund (GRID) is planning to continue its spate of acquisitions, with plans to increase its portfolio by nearly 200MW over the course of 2020.
Energy software company Greenbyte's CEO Jonas Corné explores how energy data management is changing, and must change, as industry portfolios continue to grow is size and complexity.
Asset management company explore the benefits of digitalising O&M in the solar industry.
Aerial solar inspection company Above Surveying has announced the appointment of Peregrine Fraser as chief commercial officer .
Above Surveying is looking to expand its international reach after securing expansion capital from multiple family offices.
Anesco has signed new contracts to provide O&M services to ten sites, with a total capacity of 71MW, for Foresight Group and Alpha Real Renewables.
BayWa r.e. has announced some changes to its senior management team, to herald in the new decade.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has awarded NEC Energy Solutions EPC and long-term O&M contracts for 100MW of storage.
BayWa r.e. has amassed 2GW in its solar and wind management portfolio, two years after it entered the UK O&M market.
Solar investor Bluefield Group has appointed UK solar veteran Howard Johns as chief executive of its asset management and operations and maintenance divisions.
RES has pointed to the introduction of a new O&M tool as being behind a recent 12% boost in productivity at a 100MW solar portfolio it manages.
Above Surveying has launched a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the University of Essex to use AI to develop advanced inspection services.
Anesco has begun an internal restructure which will see several business units merged and as many as 18 jobs lost from the renewables firm, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
BayWa r.e. has landed a contract to provide operations and maintenance services to Octopus Investments for 13 of its UK solar farms.
Lior Handelsman, VP of marketing & product strategy at SolarEdge, analyses the various strategies asset owners can use to identify module-level defects.
Clean Solar Solutions has claimed a UK solar first by investing in robotic panel cleaning technology.
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 O&M Provider of the Year category.
Solar Panel Cleaning Services (SPCS) has clinched a panel cleaning contract with Low Carbon Hub, representing more than 30 sites throughout Oxfordshire.
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.
BayWa r.e. has bolstered its operations and maintenance (O&M) capabilities in the UK through the purchase of service provider Becon Consultancy.
Solar PV cleaning firm Clean Solar Solutions (CSS) has expanded into Ireland, positioning itself for an expected boom in solar installations.
BSR has signed a deal to perform operations and maintenance (O&M) for Mongoose Energy’s 50MW community solar portfolio.
Technical advisory and asset management firm Greensolver has acquired UK-based asset manager ENTAP.
BayWa r.e. has landed a two-year O&M deal with engineering, procurement and construction firm Metka EGN.
SEGRO, one of Europe’s leading property owners, has handed a lucrative, three-year solar cleaning contract to Solar Panel Cleaning Services (SPCS).
Sibert Instruments has confirmed it will shutter its solar wholesale division Sibert Solar from 31 March 2018.