Solar farms can help reverse Britain’s declining wildlife through animal habitat enhancements, a new report from Solar Energy UK has detailed.
Connection charges for generation - including solar PV - are to be reduced, with energy regulator Ofgem having published its final decision in the Access and Forward-Looking Charges Significant Code Review (SCR).
In its first steps into the market, Anesco has acquired German renewables firm Aeos Energy and launched its Anesco Germany subsidiary.
Centrica Business Solutions has signed a framework agreement with Push Energy to build a pipeline of solar PV projects in the UK.
Downing LLP has completed the extension of a £30 million term loan facility with NatWest for a c.48MWp solar portfolio in England and Northern Ireland.
Anesco has secured a new £12 million revolving credit facility (RCF) from Santander UK to support the delivery of a pipeline of UK and European renewable projects.
MPs have this week spoken out about the development of large-scale solar PV, citing concerns over food security, biodiversity and supply chains.
A 16.5MW solar farm to be built on land owned by Lancaster University as part of the university's goals of becoming net zero for utility-based energy emissions by 2030 has been granted planning permission.
Anesco has received planning permission for three UK solar farms, with the company expecting to agree new development and construction partnerships with investors later this year.
Three 49.9MW solar and battery storage sites being developed by the joint venture (JV) between Enso Energy and Cero Generation have received planning permission, adding to the five consented sites already delivered in 2021.
New debt financing of £275 million with a 13-year tenor is being provided by Macquarie for the refinancing of a UK solar portfolio totaling 365MW.
The Mallard Pass solar farm under development between Windel Energy and Canadian Solar is continuing to progress through the planning process despite continued opposition.
AMPYR Solar Europe's (ASE) has announced a new partnership with CarVal Investors, which will help it develop over 2GW of solar power capacity by 2025.
Strategic Power Projects has submitted a planning application for a 125MW solar PV project in Swordletown, Ireland, that could power up to 20,500 homes in the area.
STEAG Solar Energy Solutions GmbH (SENS) is to build a new solar-plus-storage farm in Norfolk, with planning permission having recently been granted
Strong asset operational performance and above budget irradiation in the first half of 2021 resulted in generation from Foresight Solar Fund’s UK portfolio being 1% above budget over the last year.
Norwegian energy giant Statkraft has submitted a planning application for a new solar farm in Yorkshire dubbed the Soay Solar Farm, as well as a Greener Grid Park.
A new joint venture (JV) between Ethical Power Group and Napier Park Global Capital dubbed Lynher Energy is to invest in large-scale solar and battery storage assets in the UK and Europe.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) is to advise UK solar developer Lightrock Power on how to achieve a 20% biodiversity net gain on its solar farms.
Changes to how solar PV park land in the UK is managed could see sites support four times as many bumble bees, new research has found.
The key themes to come out of this year's Solar & Storage Live include the resiliency of the industry, the increased interconnectivity of solar, storage and EV charging and how the next decade is going to be "huge".
Eirgrid and ESB Networks have released the full list of renewable energy projects to receive grid connection offers in Ireland through their enduring connection policy (ECP) process, with solar PV representing the majority of these.
NextEnergy Solar Fund’s (NESF) total installed capacity now stands at 895MW, with the company continuing to focus on long-term corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs).
Anesco has secured planning permission for its 20MW solar farm in Alfreton, Derbyshire from Amber Valley Borough Council and North East Derbyshire District.
Iona Capital has partnered IGas to develop utility-scale UK solar PV, marking its entry into the UK solar market.
EDP Renewables (EDPR) is aiming to cement its position in the UK renewables market, with plans to invest £660 million over the next five years.
Gresham House has partnered Irish developer Strategic Power Projects to develop a solar and storage pipeline with a combined capacity of over 1GW.
Low Carbon Alliance Limited (LCA) and real estate investor Kajima Europe have formed a new joint venture targeting UK solar and storage.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund is celebrating a jump in earnings in a year that also saw an increase in debt and a drop in share price.
Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has acquired the 350MW Cleve Hill solar-plus-storage site in Kent, UK, with this expected to be the largest single site PV install in the UK once completed.