In this month’s podcast, Solar Media's Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe discuss how the world’s energy giants are turning to solar (and storage) in a big way, and take a look at what’s driving new energy storage technology.
BayWa r.e. has launched its third office in the UK in Edinburgh, marking the company's continued expansion in the market.
Limiting solar’s share in the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) to 10% is “disappointing”, the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has said, whilst welcoming the ambition shown in decarbonisation.
Canadian Solar has said it is in the process of developing a pipeline of subsidy-free solar farms in the UK, joining a recent flurry of developers to return to the build-out phase.
Public Power Solutions (PPS) has outlined plans to build a 1.4MWp subsidy-free solar farm in partnership with the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
ScottishPower is to retrofit its onshore wind farms with new solar and battery storage capacities as part of a major hybridisation drive.
BP has boosted its stake in Lightsource BP to a 50:50 joint venture, establishing new investment to pursue a burgeoning international development pipeline.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) investment manager NextEnergy Capital has penned a power purchase agreement (PPA) for more than 35MW of solar with utility firm Anglian Water.
Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, provides an early forecast for what next year holds in store for UK solar as post-subsidy economics and a surging project pipeline come to the fore.
Details of Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme auction have finally been released, with solar expected to contribute as much as 10% towards its outcome.
The SNP’s manifesto pledges to allow solar power to take part in the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, if the party is elected in the General Election in December.
Lightsource BP is to build a 4.9MWp solar installation for Ibstock Brick, at the latter’s Leicestershire headquarters.
Insurance company Aviva has launched its first specialised package for renewable energy companies.
The Conservative Party manifesto, launched on Sunday, fails to lay out any policies for solar power or energy storage, despite the party’s net zero ambitions.
A solar farm has provided National Grid ESO with reactive power overnight in what is being lauded as a UK first.
The Labour Party today launched its manifesto, cementing it’s plans to expand renewables and nationalise the energy sector.