Going subsidy-free with 5.4MWp Hall Farm II and 50MWp Staughton changed 'everything', executive says in interview held after firm reached raising milestone with first global fund.
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has sentenced the final two of six men jailed for defrauding customers, and secured £434,835.73 for the victims.
Solar Media’s Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe return for episode six of the Solar Media Podcast, reflecting on how grids are adapting to renewables across the world and how the UK – and others – can nurture clean industries to replace dirty ones.
The number of jobs in the solar sector has dropped "disappointingly" since 2015, according figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show.
Anesco has signed new contracts to provide O&M services to ten sites, with a total capacity of 71MW, for Foresight Group and Alpha Real Renewables.
BayWa r.e. has announced some changes to its senior management team, to herald in the new decade.
Cadent, Britain’s largest gas distribution network, has launched its first solar farm, comprising 388 solar panels.
The City of London Corporation has put out a notice of procurement for up to 55GWh of renewable energy per year.
Shell Energy’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff is to launch later in 2020 than the 1 January implementation date, it told Solar Power Portal.
Ofgem is issuing a final call for information on “dormant” feed-in tariff (FiT) installations still awaiting accreditation.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has switched on its 50MWp subsidy-free Staughton solar farm as it continues its 150MWp push.
Cubico Sustainable Investments (Cubico) has sold a minority stake in its UK solar and wind portfolio to infrastructure fund GLIL.
BayWa r.e. has launched its third office in the UK in Edinburgh, marking the company's continued expansion in the market.
HBS New Energies has completed its latest solar install for Anglian Water, this time at the utility's Jaywick Water Recycling Centre in Essex.
Details of Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme auction have finally been released, with solar expected to contribute as much as 10% towards its outcome.
Two men, who fraudulently sold solar panels to vulnerable people, have been ordered to pay confiscation totaling £413,206.10.
Insurance company Aviva has launched its first specialised package for renewable energy companies.
Naked Energy has raised £5.2 million of funding in its latest round, with environmental fund manager Earthworm Group leading the round with a co-investment from Taqa Holdings.
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.