The chairman of Lightsource has stepped down from his post following the recent merger with BP, claiming he felt it was the right time to relinquish his duties to the new management team.
UK solar has been lauded for the pivotal role it played in what has been billed as the greenest year yet for the UK’s energy supply.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has bolstered its board with the appointment of ex-Barclays executive Sharon Parr.
Clean energy tech developer Verditek has partnered with graphene specialist Paragraf to develop what they claim will be the world’s first graphene-based solar panel.
The German subsidiary of Oxford PV has been awarded €15 million (~£13.3 million) by the European Investment bank (EIB) to support the commercialisation of the company’s perovskite photovoltaic technology.
Canadian Solar has closed a £41.9 million project finance facility with Germany’s BayernLB, the third such refinancing package it has clinched for UK assets.
Foresight Solar Income Fund has significantly bolstered its stake in power purchase agreements, but warned production in 2017 will fall short of expectations.
Good Energy has completed the sale of a 5MW solar farm and agreed terms to sell another to community funded investors in two deals that will earn the green utility around £1.5 million before tax profit (BTP).
The Scottish arm of the Solar Trade Association (STA) has expressed disappointment at the lack of measures to promote solar PV deployment in the Scottish Energy Strategy and has called for a dedicated solar strategy.
Three new directors have taken the reins of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) and have immediately set to work on establishing a “new vision” for the scheme’s future.
With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the fourth and final part of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at the last three months of 2017.
With the release of the most recent Capacity Market pre-qualification register, the UK’S utility-scale battery storage pipeline has now reached nearly 8GW. Solar Media market research analyst Lauren Cook takes a deep dive into the projects that made it through pre-qualification, and what these results mean for the projects likely to get built in 2018.
Canadian investor Fiera Infrastructure has bought up a 41MWp solar portfolio from Macquarie, including over 13,000 residential installations, constructed and financed by the Australian group over the last four years.
BayWa r.e. has changed up the leadership of its UK-facing O&M division following the departure of Tess Sundelin, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Nottingham City Council has begun work to expand its solar portfolio with the launch of a new framework that could see tens of millions of pounds spent over the next four years on new solar installations in the city and surrounding regions.
With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the third of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at July, August and September.