The Labour Party has pledged to install solar power hubs on 2,000 buildings around the country if elected in December.
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.
Cardiff Airport has signed a joint agreement with Cenin Renewables for a 2MW solar PV farm that will form part of the former's Environmental Flight Path.
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.
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.
ScottishPower’s renewables arm has applied to build a utility-scale solar-plus-storage farm in Scotland, which is to be backed by a private wire connection with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has unveiled its rebrand focused on improving accessibility for consumers and emphasising the benefits of ‘home-grown energy’.
Solar panels are being installed at Aldershot Station as part of a project exploring solar-powered railways.
Solar inverter specialist SolarEdge is deploying augmented reality (AR) technology to show off distributed energy’s real-world capabilities.
Above has received a £354K grant from Innovate UK to fund research collaboration into thermal imaging for solar inspections.
Campbell & Kennedy (C&K) has installed its 100th school solar system as it looks to educate schools on renewable energy.
Regulation changes are forcing solar developers to out-source staff needed to complete projects, says energy consultancy Roadnight Taylor.
Thrive Renewables has revealed record profits as costs of solar and wind fall, with greater investments on the cards.
Solar has helped IKEA to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM UK New Construction Post Construction rating at its Greenwich site.
Newly electrified railways in Wales are to be powered by community-owned solar as part of a new study.
Solarcentury is to build three solar farms in France with a combined capacity of 57MW after racking up contract wins in the country's latest auction.
UK solar company Viridian Solar is to partner Krannich Solar for the distribution of its Clearline Fusion roof integrated solar PV systems.
Community Owned Renewable Energy LLP (CORE) has invested £12 million in three UK solar farms.
Bright Renewables acquires Mongoose Energy asset management arm to launch community-owned equivalent
A new community-owned renewable energy asset manager has been launched to serve communities and commercial clients across the UK, acquiring Mongoose Energy’s asset management business in the process.
HBS New Energies has been awarded a new contract to install rooftop solar arrays across six Welsh Water sites.
An electrical fault with a solar PV system has been confirmed as the cause of a fire in Lancashire last week.
Solar developer Our Generation has failed in a bid to recoup some £8 million from Aberdeen City Council.