Solar capacity is set for a 17-fold increase globally by 2050 owing to falling technology costs, particularly in battery energy storage, and a decline in the levelised cost of electricity (LCOE), according to a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF).
Kingfisher has opened its first net zero energy store powered by a combination of solar with battery storage and air source heat pumps to generate and use as much power as it needs, passing the excess into the grid.
A 50MW solar farm has been approved at a former RAF airfield, giving Elgin Energy the green light to develop Scotland’s largest consented solar project in the early 2020s.
Subsidy-free solar farms are at risk of failing to be viable on the wholesale market owing to ‘price cannibalisation’ during periods of high output, according to a new report by consultancy Cornwall Insight.
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.
There are now just three weeks left to nominate your projects for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.
Viridian Solar has signed an exclusive deal with E.On to offer its roof-integrated solar panels to homes across England under the utility’s solar and storage business.
Wirsol Energy has taken a step closer to its 150MWp subsidy-free development plans after picking up the project rights to 47MWp of solar across two large-scale projects in Lincolnshire.
Solar generation from the rooftop array of a housing block in London has been traded to an adjacent tower in the UK’s first energy trade using blockchain technology.
BP has placed its recent acquisition of a major stake in Lightsource at the heart of its future low carbon efforts, offering only to cut emissions from its own operations rather than transition away from the polluting fuels it sells.
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi will visit the UK on 18 April when he will welcome the European country to the International Solar Alliance (ISA) as its newest member.
Power electronics giant ABB has announced a new collaboration with PV component manufacturer Tigo to bolster module-level monitoring capabilities worldwide.
BayWa r.e. has launched a new energy technologies division for the venture capital market, looking to fund the early development of startups working on new digital solutions, storage and e-mobility.
Solar Media, the publisher of Solar Power Portal, has announced it is to prohibit the use of ‘promo girls’ at its flagship exhibition Solar and Storage Live.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and today we look forward to the most sought-after award of the night; Contractor of the Year.
Sibert Instruments has confirmed it will shutter its solar wholesale division Sibert Solar from 31 March 2018.