Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, reveals precisely how and where subsidy-free solar in the UK is to get underway next year.
Sustainable infrastructure manager NTR has splashed nearly £55 million on its maiden portfolio of operational UK solar assets.
Arlington Energy has announced plans to build out a 1GW portfolio of energy storage and gas peaker projects across the UK after securing initial funding of £200 million from an offshore fund of institutional investment.
Solar distributor Libra Energy has shifted its UK-facing distribution and sales business to mainland Europe as part of a wider operational restructure.
Sunamp has signed an agreement with Chinese solar giant Trina Solar to develop an integrated solution combining its thermal storage batteries with heat pumps to be manufactured at a new factory in Changzhou.
The UK renewables lobby has once again expressed its exasperation that clean energy failed to merit a mention within this year’s Budget, despite the government teasing an overhaul of tax benefits for on-site generators.
A lack of familiarity and education among corporates, and complexity over deal arrangements, is stopping firms ‘crossing the Rubicon’ and signing up to power purchase agreements utilising on-site solar, according to a panel investors speaking at last week’s Solar & Storage Live.
The UK’s second subsidy-free solar farm, and the first by a local authority using battery storage, has been completed by West Sussex County Council in a project that ticked “every box” and will generate significant income over the next 25 years.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is preparing a proactive investigation of around 300 solar installations as the watchdog doubles down on enforcement issues.
Water utility United Utilities has started work on a 1MW floating solar installation near one of its water treatment facilities in Lancashire.
Solar Power Portal has today published digital versions of all three copies of last week’s Solar & Storage Today daily newspapers.
Viridian Solar has penned another distribution deal outside of the UK, this time clinching an exclusive agreement in Norway.
Scottish Power has confirmed that solar will feature in its future generation plans following the sale of over 2.5GW of gas and hydro assets to Drax, becoming the first 'Big Six' energy company to go fully renewable.
A majority of the respondents in a new YouGov poll would support the UK matching incoming European Union regulations that guarantee payments for solar homes exporting into the grid; including those that voted to leave in the Brexit referendum.
All the photos from this week's Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards, as the evening's winners collect their awards.
EvoEnergy scooped an historic hat trick at last night’s Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards, retaining the Contractor of the Year Awards to round off a glittering gala dinner ceremony at the Hilton NEC Metropole.