The increasing capacity of battery energy storage systems (BESS) in the UK is leading to the development of new types of contractual arrangements, while financing is “developing at a rapid pace”, according to Jonathan Cohen, head of energy at law firm Howard Kennedy.
Solar Power Portal sat down with Strategic Power Projects’ managing director Paul Carson to discuss the utility scale market in Ireland, and the opportunities it presents.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Segen's sales and marketing director Liz MacFarlane late last year to discuss how Segen's been managing the supply chain challenges seen across the PV sector and the increased demand for energy storage and higher efficiency modules.
Foresight Solar’s head of UK solar Ricardo Pineiro chatted with Solar Power Portal just before Christmas to reflect on the solar sector's growth over the past year, and the key trends that are continuing into 2022.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Solar Electric’s Sales and Marketing director Robert Goss to discuss how the market is changing, helped by stronger renewable commitments that are going to help “take the lid off” C&I solar.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Matt Pryor, technical manager of Overhead Lines at Freedom and Craig Gilroy, head of Connections for SSEN, to discuss how the technology was developed, connecting the Bradenstoke solar farm and what POC-MAST could mean for grid connections going forwards.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Open Climate Fix co-founder Dr Jack Kelly – a former engineer at Google DeepMind – to discuss where transformer models came from, how they can apply to solar forecasting and how they could change the energy sector.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Virmati's founder Amit Gudka to discuss the energy transition, the growing need for battery storage and going back to the beginning of a start-up.
Ahead of the company’s 25th anniversary, Solar Power Portal caught up with Solarsense's Stephen Barrett to discuss how the sector has developed over the last quarter century, and what’s next.
SolarEdge's Christelle Barnes explained how the company’s optimised PV system differs from traditional string inverters, how that helps tackle some of the challenges with installation and finance models coming "full circle".
Speaking to Solar Power Portal, RWG Consulting's Will Grafton explained what causes systems to underperform, and how to get the most out of older systems.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Huawei's product manager Luis Castillo and its solution manager Ivan Ivanov to talk about the company’s string inverter technology, digitalisation and its next steps in the UK market.
Solar Power Portal caught up with InterGen’s CEO Jim Lightfoot to talk about its huge new battery storage site, the company’s decision to enter the storage market and whether this will be the first of many.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, to discuss how the recent acquisition of a 70MWp asset reflects Bluefield's solar strategy, whether subsidy-free developments are still on the table and how the solar sector may see significant growth in 2022/23.
The Solar Trade Association has rebranded to Solar Energy UK this year to reflect the “new era of solar in the UK”, with plans for increased member activity as well as striving for a target of 40GW installed capacity in the country by 2030. We caught up with chief executive Chris Hewett to find out what the trade body has in store for 2021.
Solar Power Portal speaks to Pivot Power's chief executive Matt Allen about how to expand from 49.9MW and how the 'hint is in the name' when it comes to revenue agility.