Mongoose Energy has launched its own crowdfunding platform – dubbed Mongoose Crowd – to cater for a growing number of investors eyeing community renewables opportunities.
John Rennocks, chairman at Bluefield Solar Income Fund, has joined the board of alkaline fuel cell developer AFC Energy.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has strengthened its policy development team as it moves to ready itself for the “pivotal moment” of a new government and the looming Brexit negotiations.
Renewables distributor CCL Energy has set its sights on significant turnover growth after acquiring Firefly Solar Generators.
Mark Kenber has been named as the interim chief executive at community energy specialists Mongoose Energy following a management reshuffle late last month.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has this afternoon finally relented and published the Frontier Economics-produced report on the system costs of renewables integration.
Crowdfunding is underway to fund the production of a new smart electric vehicle charger that will be able to utilise surplus energy from a solar installation to boost self-consumption.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has offered nothing to address concerns over the increased business rates applied to properties with solar in his maiden budget delivered earlier today.
Open Energi’s Dynamic Demand technology has been integrated with Europe’s first grid-scale Tesla Powerpack installation in Somerset in preparation for the site entering the firm frequency response (FFR) tendering market.
A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including yet another critique of the governments management of the LCF and the STA ramping up the pressure over the business rates increase.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has confirmed that it has scrapped plans for a new energy efficiency scheme to replace the Green Deal.
The government has released plans to spend £28 million on reducing the cost of energy storage, advancing demand side response technologies and improving energy efficiency measures for UK industry.
The Scottish government has published plans that would see the country’s carbon emissions fall by two thirds by 2032 compared to a 1990 baseline by mobilising climate action across all sectors of its economy.
Equitix has further increased the renewables capacity of its fourth core fund with the acquisition of the operating 40MW Cowdown project, located near Andover.
Following a year in which much progress has been made, Lauren Cook recaps a productive 2016 for the Irish solar market and casts her eyes forward at 2017.
Netwatch business activities have soared to secure this remarkably innovative company a world leading position in the technology based CCTV market. Unique proprietary software, developed by their in-house R&D team, filters out a staggering 90% of false intruder alarms and delivers the fastest response time in the market.
Solar developers in Ireland have been told not to expect the first auction in a new government support scheme for large scale projects until early 2018 in the latest update from the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA).
Almost £700,000 has been raised over the opening weekend of a new solar bond offer from Swindon Borough Council, which is utilising the UK’s first green energy ISA to attract investment for the construction of the council’s second locally funded solar farm.
All the latest coverage from the third and final day of this year's Solar Energy UK | Clean Energy Live exhibition at the NEC Birmingham.
All the latest news, insight and opinion from the opening day of SEUK|CEL 2016 at Birmingham's NEC.
John Whiten, chief operations officer at cutting-edge drone developers Cleandrone, discusses what solar-focused drones could be capable of in the future and what regulatory obstacles will have to be surpassed for them to do so.
The Belectric brand is to be taken over by innogy SE, the renewable energy subsidiary of German utility RWE, after a deal was agreed for the company’s solar, battery and O&M businesses.
Lauren Cook, market analyst at Solar Media, looks at the types of developers vying for position in the nascent solar market of Ireland ahead of the government's policy framework expected in the coming months.
A research project underway at two universities to create a tool aiding solar developers in assessing the environmental impacts of a new project is calling on industry to take part in its work.
Solar Power Portal details the runners and riders for this year's Large-scale PV Project award.
A university in London has launched what it claims to be the first community-funded solar project on a higher education establishment in the UK.
The UK’s surging solar PV capacity has helped the country to a new quarterly renewable electricity generation record.
In the lead up to October’s ceremony, Solar Power Portal will be delving into each category to profile the shortlisted nominees in detail. Here, we look at those shortlisted for the Residential PV Project award.
Chris Jardine, technical director at Joju Solar, discusses how renewables installers can best diversify in the current climate and notes some particular pitfalls to avoid.
In this special edition of Solar Power Portal's movers and shakers feature, Hyperion Executive Search's David Hunt discusses why some companies have failed to keep hold of their top talent.