The Home Insulation & Energy Systems Contractors Scheme (HIES) has joined TrustMark as a scheme operator, reinforcing its consumer protection standards.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.
Solar stalwart Solarcentury has appointed Wolf Dietrich as its new UK general manager as the company prepares for “strong future growth” in the market.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has made another acquisition, its fourth this year, with the purchase of a 66.8MW operational portfolio.
Small-scale renewables and battery storage installs could be set for a boost in London after the mayor’s energy efficiency fund secured £500 million in funding.
Fore Partnership is to install Sunpreme bifacial panels at a commercial building in Manchester as adoption of the technology continues to grow.
Solar Panel Cleaning Services (SPCS) has clinched a panel cleaning contract with Low Carbon Hub, representing more than 30 sites throughout Oxfordshire.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has launched a second phase of the successful Solar Together London group buying scheme, expanding it to a further eight boroughs.
Greencoat Capital has revealed it has raised more than £1.1 billion in commitments from UK pension funds to invest in UK solar.
Swansea-based SPECIFIC has today unveiled its ‘Active Office’ concept, a new building powered entirely using integrated, flexible solar panels, a PV solar thermal system and storage batteries.
Solar installer HBS New Energies has landed a contract to install nearly 800kWp of solar across more than 200 new homes in Oxfordshire.
NextEnergy Solar Fund's Abid Kazim explains why his firm made its first co-located solar-plus-storage acquisition last month, and why more are set to follow.
Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL) is seeking to raise £40 million to complete a UK portfolio asset purchase which would, the company said, make it the largest UK-listed dedicated solar investment firm.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has placed subsidy-free solar developments in the UK firmly in its crosshairs following what it labelled as a “challenging” period for growth and expansion.
Cardiff Council is to run the rule over a planned ground-mount solar farm this week which could bolster public coffers to the tune of more than £6 million.
SolarEdge has become the latest solar company to launch a new PV system design tool, with this one geared towards helping installers pitching consumers.
BlackRock has acquired an additional 57MW of operational UK solar as part of its £1 billion Kingfisher partnership with Lightsource BP.
Solar Media, the publisher of Solar Power Portal and organiser of the Solar Power Portal Awards, is delighted to announce that a new nominations record has been set for this year’s ceremony.
Prolific solar investor NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has made its maiden battery storage play, acquiring two utility-scale solar-plus-storage farms.
IChoosr has confirmed its next set of ‘one-round’ solar auctions are to take place on 22 August, and installers have been given more insight into the pre-qualification process.
Renewable energy consultancy Dulas is aiming to cater for the growing number of public entities looking at solar by launching a new survey service.
Time is running out to enter your projects into this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards, as the nominations window slams shut NEXT WEEK.
Energy UK, the domestic energy industry trade body, has urged the government to reinstate Contracts for Difference (CfDs) auctions for established low carbon technologies like solar PV.
Premier Inn owner Whitbread is to nearly double its solar capacity, installing rooftop PV on a further 70 of its hotels.
The UK’s solar capacity set a new generation record earlier this week, almost a year to the day it achieved the same feat in 2017.
After Claire Perry said she expects some "really positive" outcomes from the forthcoming solar strategy, Liam Stoker looks back at some of the other claims made by energy ministers and secretaries and explains why the department can ill afford another misstep.
The window to enter your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards is closing in just a fortnight’s time.
Automotive giant Nissan has confirmed the launch of its home solar-plus-storage product, first revealed in February this year.
Bristol City Council has said that as much as £40 million could be invested in the city’s renewables capacity by 2027 as it bids to become carbon neutral by 2050.
There are now just three weeks left to nominate your projects for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.