In Q1 of 2020, renewable energy generated more electricity than fossil fuels, smashing a number of records along the way.
As utility-scale solar projects continue to get bigger and bigger, digitialisation will be key to ensure their full potential can be reached writes Alectris' Constantinos Peonides.
Statkraft has entered the UK solar developer market for the first time, thanks to a Joint Development Agreement with solar developer UK Power Associates Ltd (UKPA).
Brighton and Hove City Council is planning to install solar panels on up to 1,000 council-owned homes.
Bluefield broadens scope in bid to target ‘attractive opportunities’ of storage and other renewables
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) is looking to diversify its portfolio, branching out into storage and other renewable technologies.
Solar irradiation in the south of England in May was as much as 50% higher than normal, according to new research by Solargis.
There are “early signs” of domestic renewable energy installations recovering, according to the MCS.
Community Energy England (CEE) has launched its Community Energy 2030 Vision, targeting 5,270MW of community power on the energy system.
Cost-efficiency gains will continue despite claims that solar development would be set back by the COVID-19 pandemic, says thinktank IEEFA.
Data specialist Energeo has identified 40,000 sites that would be suitable for solar development in the London borough of Lambeth.
As many as 91% of solar arrays are underperforming in the UK, according to a recent survey by independent power and energy consultant Roadnight Taylor.
The largest council-owned energy storage site in the UK has been energised and is now operational .
Energy storage systems look set to win out over other flexibility providers, as solar and wind generation continues to soar.
Solar photovoltaics (PV) has seen the sharpest cost decline of any electricity technology over the last decade.
Two containerised battery storage systems have been successfully installed at United Utilities’ Clifton Marsh wastewater treatment works to help the company take full advantage of its onsite solar.
Following the approval of Cleve Hill Solar Park, Solar Power Portal takes a look at what the next steps are for the project, any technology concerns and whether this will be the first of many Nationally Significant solar infrastructure projects.
Cleve Hill Solar Park, set to be the largest in the UK, has been granted development consent by the energy secretary.
Despite proving more resilient than fossil fuels, investment in renewables looks set to be heavily hit by COVID-19 as investment in the energy sector plunges to lowest level in history.
BlackRock Real Assets is selling on a 156MW portfolio that it co-owns with Lightsource BP to Greencoat Capital.
Residential solar installations will take longer to rebound from the COVID-19 slowdown than most renewables, making it unlikely solar PV will surpass 2019 levels over the next year.
This year’s Solar & Storage Live exhibition has been delayed till December 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust (SEEIT) is looking to invest more than £100 million in assets including rooftop solar.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is selling two of its subsidy-free assets to NextPower Development, part of the NEC Group, in a £11.5 million transaction.
Irish utility ESB has signed a multi-million euro partnership with Wexford-based solar company Harmony Solar.
Viridian Solar has racked up another agreement with a housebuilder for its roof-integrated solar.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund has seen a slight drop in its NAV, but is lauding its generation portfolio as performing “extremely well”.
Despite short-term challenges caused by COVID-19, solar power's competitive nature could see it accelerate as we move forward, according to Solarcentury.
Foresight Solar Fund has seen generation from its UK portfolio perform 9% over budget due to high levels of irradiation.
Three new companies have been selected for the Shell Gamechanger Accelerator Powered by NREL (GCxN) programme.
On the last day of the qualification period, Shannon Energy and Obton have announced they are submitting 11 projects into the first round of the Irish government’s Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction.