Real estate developer the RO has gained planning consent for a 5MW solar park, and announced the launch of a new energy business.
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).
Just 7% of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have invested in onsite generation, but this is set to more than double over the next 12 months, with solar and storage remaining the most popular choices.
Renewables and storage developer Harmony Energy is expanding into France with the launch of a new affiliate.
Iberdrola has become one of the biggest solar players in the UK, after acquiring 17 PV projects from Elgin Energy and Lightsource BP.
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New renewables investment trust Atrato Onsite Energy has raised gross proceeds of £150 million though an oversubscribed Initial Placing, Offer for Subscription and Intermediaries Offer (IPO).
Anesco has secured planning permission for its 20MW solar farm in Alfreton, Derbyshire from Amber Valley Borough Council and North East Derbyshire District.
Gresham House has partnered Irish developer Strategic Power Projects to develop a solar and storage pipeline with a combined capacity of over 1GW.
Rooftop PV has been installed for Kings Lynn-based Sensient Technologies by Engenera Renewables Group, and linked to a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).
Solar PV made up around 99.8% of all installations registered with the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) in its first fifteen months of operations.
Construction of a 49.9MW solar PV asset in South Gloucestershire being developed by Cero Generation and Enso Energy is to begin, having achieved financial close.
Residential and commercial rooftop solar PV system distributor Segen is to be acquired by Labora Holdings Limited, the parent company of electrical products and services supplier City Electrical Factors (CEF).
The government didn’t sufficiently understand the challenges facing installers as part of the Green Homes Grant, having failed to learn from its own previous energy schemes.
Centrica Business Solutions is to install 300 solar panels for Hereford County Hospital.
While some energy suppliers are continuing to see strong interest in Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs, others are remaining tight-lipped about their popularity.
A new exclusive long-term partnership will see £100 million invested into new commercial & industrial (C&) rooftop solar developments in the UK.
A low carbon transport hub featuring solar PV, a Tesla battery storage storage and a range of electric vehicle (EV) chargers has been developed by FES Support Services on behalf of Stirling Council.
Lincolnshire-based installer UK Alternative Energy has installed 429 solar panels for construction firm Lindum, also based in the county.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) saw electricity generation come in 3.8% above budget in Q2 2021, boosting the company’s revenue by c.£1.1 million.
Pathfinder Clean Energy (PACE) has secured planning permission for a 21MWp solar and battery storage site outside of Norwich.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Anesco’s CEO Mark Futyan to discuss the company’s pipeline of projects, how module prices are impacting development and its strategic shift.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) to acquire a portfolio of five Irish solar sites with an expected combined capacity of up to 250MW.
Voltalia has begun construction of its 49.9MW South Farm solar plant near Spetisbury, Dorset.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Tom Hoines, MD of Younity, about the challenges for community energy organisations in finding projects in a "very competitive market" and the need to encourage more involvement in community energy.
Social Energy has launched a new solar export tariff offering 20p/kWh for the first 1,000kWh exported per year.
The next Contracts for Difference auction will open to applications in December 2021.
Danish solar PV business Obton has announced it is to double its investment in Irish solar partner Shannon Energy.
Two men have been arrested as part of an investigation into the theft of more than £450,000 worth of solar panels.
EDF Renewables has acquired two grid scale solar projects, adding 100MW to its growing UK portfolio.