Going subsidy-free with 5.4MWp Hall Farm II and 50MWp Staughton changed 'everything', executive says in interview held after firm reached raising milestone with first global fund.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has sentenced the final two of six men jailed for defrauding customers, and secured £434,835.73 for the victims.
Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has requested to remove solar PV from a planning application lodged with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.
The number of jobs in the solar sector has dropped "disappointingly" since 2015, according figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show.
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.
Cadent, Britain’s largest gas distribution network, has launched its first solar farm, comprising 388 solar panels.
Ofgem is in talks with suppliers to “ensure they understand their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) obligations”, with export tariffs required to be available to all customers with eligible installs.
The City of London Corporation has put out a notice of procurement for up to 55GWh of renewable energy per year.
Zero carbon sources, including solar, generated more power in 2019 than fossil fuels in a historic first, according to National Grid.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has acquired two battery storage facilities from VLC Energy for £29.2 million.
Cubico Sustainable Investments (Cubico) has sold a minority stake in its UK solar and wind portfolio to infrastructure fund GLIL.
BayWa r.e. has launched its third office in the UK in Edinburgh, marking the company's continued expansion in the market.
Insurance company Aviva has launched its first specialised package for renewable energy companies.
Solarwatt is launching a smart solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging offering in the UK in partnership with Austrian e-mobility solutions manufacturer Keba.
Harmony Energy, a developer of wind, solar and battery energy storage systems, has secured planning permission for a 49.5MW battery.
Firm describes energy contract with Cheshire West and Chester Council as one of the largest public sector housing solar PV contracts since the disappearance of the feed-in-tariff.
The Solar Trade Association today paid testament to Léonie Greene after it was announced she would be standing down from the trade body after more than eight years.
As the UK prepares for yet another election, following the dissolution of parliament in the early hours yesterday, pledges for increased solar power are notable in almost all the major party's campaigns.
Solar panel manufacturer Viridian Solar has been chosen by construction company Stewart Milne Homes as a preferred supplier, signing a Group Supply Agreement.
Enrico Ambrosini has been appointed as global head of origination at integrated solar power company, Solarcentury. He will lead the companies energy management and power offtake agreements, developing trading and hedging strategies.
Supermarket giant Tesco has announced a major green electricity project, including the installation of solar panels on 187 of its sites covering 335,000m2.
A 25MW battery energy storage system (BESS) in Somerset will see an additional 5MW, taking it to its maximum capacity.
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has continued its flurry of activity with the acquisition of a 49MW battery storage project.
While a lot of uncertainty still remains with regards to renewables after Brexit, the growth of subsidy free solar, along with net zero and other targets enshrined in UK law, and the World Trade Organisations (WTO) arrangements should reassure the solar industry. But concerns over imports, skilled staff and growing costs remain.
A landmark project aimed at piloting the powering of Britain's railways with on-site solar was amongst the winners of this year's Community Energy Awards.
Flexibility aggregator Limejump has signed a short-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Bluefield Solar Income Fund. Limejump will manage the power sale for four solar farms owned by Bluefield, using its Virtual Power Platform (VPP).
Solar power, along with wind and storage capacity, will have to greatly increase if the UK is to meet its net zero emissions by 2050 goal, according to analysis by Aurora Energy Research.
In Q3 this year, renewables including solar generated more electricity than fossil fuels did for the first time.
Gresham House has raised £41.6 million through a new share placing to fund both its existing pipeline and a new pipeline of operational and new build assets, falling short of the £58 million it originally targeted.