Exports of solar PV and battery storage to GB distribution networks have seen a “exponential” increase, according to new data from ElectraLink and the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
Foresight Solar Fund has announced its intention to raise funds via a new share placing in order to pay down its existing debt.
Wyelands Bank has set its sights on becoming one of the early movers in subsidy-free solar finance in the UK, investing in a range of projects in a bid to stimulate the market.
Solar is “ready to deliver” in the transition to a net zero future but the Labour Party is facing a “considerable challenge” in its proposed target of net zero by 2030.
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has heralded the arrival of subsidy-free utility-scale solar in the UK, confirming it has dipped its toe into the waters with a handful of pipeline agreements.
Photon Energy scooped the coveted Contractor of the Year gong at last night’s Solar & Storage Awards as the Solar Trade Association’s Leonie Greene was recognised for her contribution to the UK solar sector.
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Subsidy-free solar energy has an important role to play in the decarbonisation of UK energy. Jim Higginbotham, MD for asset finance at Wyelands Bank, discusses how unsubsidised solar is coming to the fore in the UK.
Liam Stoker reflects on the opening day of Solar & Storage Live 2019, where the solar and storage sectors’ growing maturity was ever present, and a gritty determination to get things done was clear.
BayWa r.e. has amassed 2GW in its solar and wind management portfolio, two years after it entered the UK O&M market.
Bristol has today formally launched the procurement process for its £1 billion project to turn it into the UK’s first carbon neutral city.
Leonie Greene, director of advocacy and new markets at the Solar Trade Association, takes stock of recent goings on in Westminster and discusses how a general election would be the ideal time for any future government to bolster the UK’s solar ambitions.
Chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid has been slammed by the green economy for adding just £30 million to the government’s net zero budget, a mere 0.1% of what is expected to be needed.
A solar irradiance prediction tool looking to enable more efficient management of electricity networks has been launched by Meniscus.
Octopus Energy has launched a new joint venture aimed at helping develop community energy projects in the UK.
Solar investor Bluefield Group has appointed UK solar veteran Howard Johns as chief executive of its asset management and operations and maintenance divisions.