NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has confirmed that it has kickstarted the build-out of its UK-facing subsidy-free solar pipeline.
As much as 500MW of additional large-scale battery storage capacity could be built in the UK in 2019, increasing its capacity by more than 70% to 1.2GW. Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, reports.
Foresight Group has clinched a deal to acquire John Laing Environmental Assets’ (JLEN) advisory mandate, propelling Foresight’s assets under management to £4 billion.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, one of the country’s maiden listed energy storage investors, has entered into agreements to acquire a 160MW portfolio of battery storage projects in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
Regulation changes are forcing solar developers to out-source staff needed to complete projects, says energy consultancy Roadnight Taylor.
Thrive Renewables has revealed record profits as costs of solar and wind fall, with greater investments on the cards.
Anesco has targeted the UK’s domestic solar-plus-storage market with a new ‘at Home’ offering comprising a raft of clean energy technologies.
Lightsource BP has connected another subsidy-free, private wire solar farm, this time a 2.3MWp install in Lancashire.
Ambitious Labour Party plans to install solar on 1.75 million homes in the UK have been strongly welcomed by the country’s domestic solar industry.
UK battery storage firm Moixa has secured a fresh round of funding from automotive giant Honda as it pursues an international storage and EV charging expansion.
HM Revenue & Custom proposals to increase VAT on solar panels will hinder the country’s progress towards a net zero economy, Committee on Climate Change (CCC) chief Chris Stark has said.
The Renewable Energy Association has taken aim at a government proposal to hike up the VAT rates attached to some energy saving materials, including solar and battery storage.
Good Energy has completed the sale of its 5MW Brynwhilach solar farm for a total consideration of £5.6 million.
Gresham House has confirmed it is to launch a fresh fund raising drive as it sets its sights on a new, 182MW pipeline of battery storage projects.
Puredrive Energy has secured new investment from energy consultancy The Maximeyes Group to help progress its battery storage offering.
With the news that Solarcentury is eyeing up a potential £250 million sale, Liam Stoker looks at the M&A momentum in the solar sector and why British developers score highly on energy company wish lists.