Energy buying group Co-op Power is to double its number of power purchase agreements (PPAs), as it looks to expand its offering.
On day two of Solar Media's Utility Solar Summit, discussions moved onto financing models for projects in a post-subsidy market, including the benefits of moving away from the strict deadlines that came with them.
‘We’ve got to be flexible’: Cubico’s Matt Boss on developing PV with a clear route to market in mind
Solar Power Portal caught up with Matt Boss, head of Northern Europe at Cubico Sustainable Investments, to discuss the need have a clear route to market from day one, the potential to bid into the CfD and the "huge demand" for corporate PPAs.
The renewable energy business is realigning its operations, and has also made two senior hires.
Octopus Renewables has announced a new partnership with Zestec Asset Management to deliver more than £100 million of new build UK solar assets.
Gresham House has secured a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for a 4.3MW solar farm through renewable energy procurement platform Zeigo.
SMS has launched a new solution to offer local housing authorities a fully financed solar generation and smart battery storage solution, entitled Solopower.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund has posted strong results for the six months ending 31 December 2020, with net asset value (NAV) growing to £476.7 million.
The City of London has signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Voltalia for a 49MW solar farm in Dorset, in what it claims is a first of its kind deal in the UK.
The majority of businesses are keen to Build Back Better in the UK, with many looking to solar as a sustainable solution to help get there.
Solar Power Portal sat down with Bluefield Development managing director Jonathan Selwyn to discuss his first priorities at the company, the routes to market open to solar and the impact of COVID-19.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Lloyd Lawson from EPC Engenera about the launch of the Green Bond and the benefits businesses could see from working with them.
Thanks to fixed power purchase agreements (PPAs) and strong irradiation throughout the last year, Bluefield Solar Income Fund’s underlying earnings continued to grow to record levels.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has teamed up with techUK and Renewable UK to help encourage power purchase agreements (PPAs) to help stimulate the UK’s renewable generation.
The City of London Corporation has put out a notice of procurement for up to 55GWh of renewable energy per year.
Renewable players may need to get creative to stop geopolitics and energy market volatility from stifling corporate uptake of clean energy, RE-Source UK event hears.
Policy and market signals could pave way for clean energy purchase boom led by solar PV but getting smaller corporates on board will be challenging, London event hears.
Lightsource BP has named Ricardo Folgado as its new structured finance director, poaching the experienced executive from General Electric.
Power purchase agreements between corporates and renewable electricity generators are surging in popularity throughout Europe, the RE100 has claimed.
Triodos Bank has provided loans worth nearly £18 million to Spanish developer Gamma Solutions to refinance two solar farms in the UK.
Coca-Cola European Partners (CCEP) is now sourcing all the power needed for its UK facilities from renewables, helped by a newly built solar farm.
Corporate power purchase agreements (PPAs) are not a new feature of the UK solar market, but since the cuts enacted to the feed-in tariff last year they have risen to new prominence. David Pratt examines how these deals are made, and what benefits they offer to both sides.
In his latest blog for Solar Power Portal, independent consultant and local authority expert Stephen Cirell discusses the recent announcement by Portsmouth City Council to roll out solar over the next four years using a series of PPA funded deals, and calls on other local authorities to follow suit.