The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) has launched a £15 million low carbon fund intended to promote the production and distribution of renewable energy resources in the region.
Low Carbon is to extend its partnership with Land Rover’s yacht racing team, formed by four-time Olympic gold medallist Sir Ben Ainslie, with the installation of more solar capacity at its base in Portsmouth alongside new electric vehicle chargers.
Highland Council is to invest £2.3 million in building a range of small solar farms across its estate after agreeing on a scheme that aims to make more than £4 million for the council over 20 years.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is to strengthen its enforcement action as the body looks to bare its teeth.
The Building Research Establishment (BRE) has launched a brand new solar carport guide with the intent of stimulating the market.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and one of this year’s brand new categories is for International Storage Project of the Year.
Law firm Shakespeare Martineau LLP has added two new solicitors to its specialist energy team in response to what it has labelled a “hive of activity” in the sector.
The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) is calling on the sector to engage with the development of business rates that will be applied to energy storage projects in 2022, including those attached to subsidy-free solar farms.
Perovskite specialist Oxford PV has relocated to a new HQ and R&D facilities.
Lightsource BP has appointed two new senior executives as it looks to usher in its post-partnership era with a strengthened management team.
Vattenfall has announced plans to invest up to €100 million (£89 million) in developing solar projects over the next two years.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and once again we will be honouring installations completed outside of the UK.
Mis-selling, insurance risk and the failure of associated costs to fall alongside sell prices could hold back greater battery storage deployment, a panel discussion has revealed.
The Mayor of London has awarded £150,000 to 13 community energy schemes across the capital, with funding provided for development and feasibility studies for a diverse mix of solar and battery storage projects.
Viridian Solar has signed an exclusive supply agreement with housing developer Bloor Homes.
North Kesteven District Council has approved a near 50MW solar farm alongside planning consent for a 50MWh battery for Pegasus Group, adjacent to an existing 18MW solar farm.