Voltalia has agreed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Axpo for its 7.2MW Tonge solar park located near Sittingbourne in Kent.
BayWa r.e. has been granted Provisional Acceptance for the repowering of Gresham House’s 4.984MWp ground mounted solar park Lake Farm.
On day two of Solar Media's Utility Solar Summit, discussions moved onto financing models for projects in a post-subsidy market, including the benefits of moving away from the strict deadlines that came with them.
The UK solar industry needs to treble to align with Climate Change Committee (CCC) recommendations, hitting 40GW of installed capacity by 2030.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is pursuing a 500MW pipeline of energy storage assets after achieving what it said were “solid” financial results.
The first day of the inaugural Utility Solar Summit kicked off with discussions around the UK's growing subsidy-free solar pipeline, the new economic models and the big players. Solar Power Portal caught up with head of market intelligence Finlay Colville to talk about some of the key questions raised.
Ahead of Solar Media’s inaugural Utility Solar Summit, we caught up with head of market intelligence Finlay Colville to discuss the key trends in the UK’s solar sector currently and what people can expect to get out of the event.
Anesco has been bought by a joint venture between private equity firm Ara Partners and technical and commercial services company Aksiom Services Group.
Construction of ScottishPower’s solar farm at the Carland Cross hybrid wind, PV and energy storage site has begun, with the first of the 10,000 panels installed by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Banks Renewables’ 40MW solar energy scheme has been recommended for approval by Leeds City Council’s planning officers.
EDF Renewables has continued its flurry of solar activity, with the consultation for a 50MW solar farm in East Cambridgeshire getting underway.
‘We’ve got to be flexible’: Cubico’s Matt Boss on developing PV with a clear route to market in mind
Solar Power Portal caught up with Matt Boss, head of Northern Europe at Cubico Sustainable Investments, to discuss the need have a clear route to market from day one, the potential to bid into the CfD and the "huge demand" for corporate PPAs.
Having installed 660MW of new solar PV in the 12 months to 31 March 2021, large-scale solar sites across the UK are now eagerly awaiting expected declines in module prices, allowing 2021 deployment to reach and exceed the GW-levels forecast earlier in the year.
Bristol-based Aura Power has been granted planning permission for a 30MW solar farm at Bishampton, near Pershore, Worcestershire.
Anesco has won three new operations and maintenance (O&M) contracts, expanding its operations into Northern Ireland.
EPC Engenera Renewables Group is looking to tender for larger projects as it enters into a strategic partnership with power and grid firm TMS Grid.