Two coal power stations in the east midlands – Cottam and West Burton – are now to be home to solar PV with a combined capacity of over 1GW.
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Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has acquired the 350MW Cleve Hill solar-plus-storage site in Kent, UK, with this expected to be the largest single site PV install in the UK once completed.
Octopus Renewables Infrastructure Trust (ORIT) saw its gross asset value (GAV) continue to grow, as it looks optimistically towards future renewables growth post-pandemic.
Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is targeting a 20MW solar project to help power its manufacturing facility in Irvine, Scotland.
A new renewables firm with the backing of SSE has been launched with a focus on roll-out of large-scale solar and wind farms across the UK and Europe.
All signs point to growing solar installations this year, with up to 191GW expected to be deployed, but reaching that figure won’t be without its challenges as procurement remains subject to shipping constraints and higher costs, the September 2021 episode of the Solar Media Podcast hears.
Rebounding power prices have driven Foresight Solar Fund’s results in the first half of 2021, with its net asset value jumping to £596.4 million.
A total of £265 million has been set aside for the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has today (13 September) revealed.
Evolution Power – a new entrant to the UK renewables market – has partnered Finnish sustainable investment group Korkia to fund an initial 1GW pipeline.
In the second part of a two-part feature for Solar Power Portal, Q CELLS' Ian Clover discusses the diversification of the solar industry into other areas of clean energy as solar PV continues to evolve and the challenges it may still face.
New guidance on solar PV has been proposed by the government as part of its review into the energy National Policy Statements (NPSs).
Pathfinder Clean Energy (PACE) has secured planning permission for a 26MWp solar-plus-storage farm, located 15 miles south-west of Norwich.
BayWa r.e. is planning the development of a 163MW solar project in South Derbyshire.
Sponsored Q CELLS: Talkin‘ bout a solar evolution
Adaptable, affordable, and easily available, solar PV is altering the renewable energy landscape of the UK one panel at a time – and solar is still capable of doing so much more to galvanise the fight against climate change, writes Q CELLS’ Ian Clover.
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.