In the first of a two-part blog, local authority expert Stephen Cirell details the most common mistakes made by local authorities when developing solar projects, and how they can be avoided.
Solar development giant Lightsource bp has unveiled proposals for a 350MW site in North Anglesey, Wales.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Andrew King and Ian Harding, co-founders and directors of Enso Energy, to talk about the key considerations for putting solar through planning, the timeline of Enso's 1GW pipeline and how government policy could support further solar development.
NextEnergy Capital has energised two subsidy-free solar farms, one of which - a 75MWp asset developed in Wales - is claimed to be the largest constructed PV plant in the UK.
As the Scottish election campaigns get underway, Solar Energy Scotland chair Thomas McMillan has called on political parties to up their solar ambitions.
Anesco has secured planning permission for a 50MW solar farm in Lincolnshire from East Lindsey District Council.
Global renewables firm RES has unveiled a new a pipeline of solar projects in the UK and Ireland totaling over 1GW.
Scottish Water has announed its “most ambitious solar energy scheme to date”, with an installation planned for its Balmore Water Treatment Works in Torrance, East Dunbartonshire that is expected to generate 4GWh per year.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is hailing the approval of two subsidy-free solar developments, which brings it up to its c.150MWp UK target.
Norwegian renewable energy generation giant Statkraft has announced three new utility-scale solar energy farms in the UK.
Solar Power Portal spoke to Chris Buckland, technical lead at Lightsource bp about the company's role in the South Wales Industrial Cluster, developing solar and electroyser technology, and getting a seat at the green hydrogen table.
Aberystwyth University has unveiled its plans for the installation of a ground-mount solar array at a site adjacent to its Fferm Penglais student accommodation.
Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust (DORE) has acquired a 96MWp portfolio of UK solar PV assets for £42 million.
Q&A: Solar Energy UK’s new chairman Matt Black on COP26, the Green Homes Grant and 10 years in solar
Solar Energy UK has named Matt Black, non-executive director at UK-based greentech startup Solivus as its new chairman. We caught up with him to talk about his move into the renewables sector more than a decade ago, the trade body's preparations for COP26, and the opportunities that lay ahead for the industry as the UK moves towards its net-zero emissions target.
EDF Renewables has acquired two grid scale solar projects, adding 100MW to its growing UK portfolio.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) has hailed the success of its inaugural year with a gross asset value of £441 million from 24 assets.