RenewableUK’s new chief executive Dan McGrail is calling for the government to increase the cap for the next round of Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions by 25%.
EDP Renewables (EDPR) has reached agreements to acquire a 544MW UK wind and solar portfolio, 118MW of which is solar currently under development.
EDF Renewables UK is moving forward with its proposed development of a 49.9MW solar farm, with a public consultation now open.
A total of 34 new solar generation sites and nine battery storage sites have secured connection contracts with UK Power Networks (UKPN) between January and May in Essex, Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire.
Enso Energy is consulting on plans for a new solar-plus-storage site in the centre of the Welsh island of Anglesey.
The Foresight Group’s full portfolio of sustainable infrastructure, including its UK solar assets, is being digitalised in a new agreement with Sennen.
Voltalia has agreed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Axpo for its 7.2MW Tonge solar park located near Sittingbourne in Kent.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is pursuing a 500MW pipeline of energy storage assets after achieving what it said were “solid” financial results.
A new solar farm set to have an installed capacity of up to 50MW has been approved by Leeds City Council.
Anesco has been bought by a joint venture between private equity firm Ara Partners and technical and commercial services company Aksiom Services Group.
Construction of ScottishPower’s solar farm at the Carland Cross hybrid wind, PV and energy storage site has begun, with the first of the 10,000 panels installed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Over 500MW of new UK solar PV and onshore wind is to be developed by a joint venture between Cubico Sustainable Investments and Peel NRE.
Members of the UK solar industry have voiced support for plans to develop a supply-chain transparency protocol to tackle concerns over forced labour.
NextEnergy Capital has energised two subsidy-free solar farms, one of which - a 75MWp asset developed in Wales - is claimed to be the largest constructed PV plant in the UK.
Global renewables firm RES has unveiled a new a pipeline of solar projects in the UK and Ireland totaling over 1GW.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is hailing the approval of two subsidy-free solar developments, which brings it up to its c.150MWp UK target.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has acquired 100MWp of UK solar in a c.£64.3 million deal with Lightsource BP.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has continued to report what it describes as “strong operational resilience” throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in its update for the quarter ending 31 December 2020.
Pathfinder Clean Energy (PACE) has been granted planning permission for its Three Bridges solar farm.
Alectris has launched a new global control centre offering remote asset management for solar sites, citing the need for O&M to become more modular.
NextEnergy Renewables has unveiled its intention to float on the London Stock Exchange through an initial public offering (IPO).
Planning approval has been given for the first two solar and battery sites in Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso's pipeline.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, to discuss how the recent acquisition of a 70MWp asset reflects Bluefield's solar strategy, whether subsidy-free developments are still on the table and how the solar sector may see significant growth in 2022/23.
Solar giant Canadian Solar and Windel Capital are teaming up for a 1.4GWp pipeline of solar in a bid to boost their UK presence.
Downing LLP has signed a new power purchase agreement (PPA) for two of its solar farms in Devon using Zeigo’s online renewables procurement platform.
Octopus Renewables has signed a three-year spares management contract with RES as it continues to grow its solar portfolio in the UK.
To reach net zero, the UK should target 85GW of solar by 2050 according to the Climate Change Committee's (CCC) landmark new report.
Triodos Bank has launched an £850,000 renewable energy bond offer on its crowdfunding platform to finance the operational 5MW Ferry Farm solar site.
Hive Energy has acquired a 50% share of sustainable energy generation company Ethical Power Group.
Lightsource BP has appointed Craig Love as its new global head of structured finance to lead the company’s future growth ambitions.