Investment manager NextEnergy Capital (NEC) has launched a £500 million subsidy-free solar fund, with up to £250 million to come from the UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB).
German renewables giant BayWa r.e. has acquired 99.8MW of subsidy-free co-located solar sites from UK developer JBM Solar.
The first day of the inaugural Utility Solar Summit kicked off with discussions around the UK's growing subsidy-free solar pipeline, the new economic models and the big players. Solar Power Portal caught up with head of market intelligence Finlay Colville to talk about some of the key questions raised.
The UK solar industry installed 545MWp (DC) of new solar PV capacity during 2020, the first full calendar year when no government subsidies were on offer.
Gresham House New Energy has welcomed a new investment director to develop the company’s unsubsidised renewables strategy.
Blackfinch Energy has awarded Grupotec an EPC contract for its first subsidy-free development, the Llwyndyrus solar farm.
Elgin Energy has partnered METKA EGN to progress 76MW of solar to energisation.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, reveals how new entrants with ambitious build-out plans have taken the UK’s large-scale solar pipeline beyond 9GW, ahead of a free webinar on the subject next week.
Following last week’s Large Scale Digital Summit, organised by Solar Power Portal publisher Solar Media, we re-cap all of the industry leading insight and discussion in our podcast.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is selling two of its subsidy-free assets to NextPower Development, part of the NEC Group, in a £11.5 million transaction.
Dave Ogden, managing director of ICP Smith Brothers, talked to Solar Power Portal about how subsidy free solar is changing the industry and what’s to come.
Anesco has named ex-Centrica director Mark Futyan as its new chief executive officer, replacing the outgoing Kevin Mouatt.
Uncertainty around the targeted charging review could impair solar PV’s contribution to the UK’s net-zero transition, NextEnergy Capital tells RE-Source UK event.
Few could fault the government for rallying behind clean energy funding where others demur but are vague or localised measures enough for a world with 12 years left to limit global warming?
Independent connection provider DNO Consulting has sought to broaden its horizons with the hire of a new senior manager.
Subsidy-free solar is viable in the UK just as long as government “gets out of the way”, a panel at this morning’s Solar Finance and Investment Europe event has concluded.
Energy minister Richard Harrington has admitted that the government’s evidence base for arguing solar can be deployed without subsidy consists of just one solar farm.
Solar could provide 10% of the electricity needed to power the UK’s electrified train routes if connected directly, a new study has claimed.