Solar Markets & Finance

Photon Energy completes 384kW Cambridge array

Photon Energy completes 384kW Cambridge array

6 Dec 2018, 10:39

Photon Energy has completed the installation of 384kW of rooftop solar at a new development north west of Cambridge in a project more than two years in the making.

NESF turns to Limejump for 120MW PPA deal

NESF turns to Limejump for 120MW PPA deal

4 Dec 2018, 10:43

NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has tasked energy aggregator Limejump to trade 120MW of its solar generation through a new power purchase agreement (PPA).

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UK post-subsidy pipeline reaches 3GW, 500MW pegged for 2019 development

20 Nov 2018, 10:31 • By Finlay Colville
UK post-subsidy pipeline reaches 3GW, 500MW pegged for 2019 development

Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, details precisely how the UK’s post-subsidy solar pipeline has soared to just shy of 3GW, while simultaneously forecasting something of a revival for UK solar in 2019 with 500MW to be developed.

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In defence of Clayhill

16 Nov 2018, 10:10 • By Sarah Hitchcox
In defence of Clayhill

Sarah Hitchcox, development and policy director at Anesco, sets the record straight over the developer’s famed Clayhill project – the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm – and discusses the company’s vision for the future.

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UK rooftop solar at a crossroads; planning for life after tariffs

6 Nov 2018, 11:30 • By David Pratt
UK rooftop solar at a crossroads; planning for life after tariffs

As the tariff and potentially export payment regimes comes to an end, never before has it been more important to look at alternative means to ensure rooftop solar continues to play a part in national decarbonisation. However, international comparisons raised at an event yesterday demonstrate how more needs to be done to move the conversation on from tariffs to planning, with the government far from off the hook.

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UK subsidy-free solar to commence in 2019

1 Nov 2018, 10:42 • By Finlay Colville
UK subsidy-free solar to commence in 2019

Finlay Colville, head of market research at Solar Media, reveals precisely how and where subsidy-free solar in the UK is to get underway next year.