Scottish Water has announed its “most ambitious solar energy scheme to date”, with an installation planned for its Balmore Water Treatment Works in Torrance, East Dunbartonshire that is expected to generate 4GWh per year.
An additional £300 million of funding for domestic energy efficiency upgrades has been announced, marking an extension of the Local Authority Delivery of the Green Homes Grant.
Two men have been arrested as part of an investigation into the theft of more than £450,000 worth of solar panels.
Octopus Renewables is to be acquired by Octopus Energy, making the supplier one of the largest renewable generation operators in Europe.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) is hailing the approval of two subsidy-free solar developments, which brings it up to its c.150MWp UK target.
Norwegian renewable energy generation giant Statkraft has announced three new utility-scale solar energy farms in the UK.
The winners of the Local Authority segment of the Green Homes Grant have been unveiled, with £74 million allocated to over 100 local authorities for installations taking place by June 2021.
SMS has launched a new solution to offer local housing authorities a fully financed solar generation and smart battery storage solution, entitled Solopower.
Solar Power Portal spoke to Chris Buckland, technical lead at Lightsource bp about the company's role in the South Wales Industrial Cluster, developing solar and electroyser technology, and getting a seat at the green hydrogen table.
Aberystwyth University has unveiled its plans for the installation of a ground-mount solar array at a site adjacent to its Fferm Penglais student accommodation.
Energy supplier Bulb has joined the call to scrap VAT on green products, including solar panels, to help households go green.
Downing Renewables & Infrastructure Trust (DORE) has acquired a 96MWp portfolio of UK solar PV assets for £42 million.
Global cleantech firm Pacific Green has signed an exclusivity agreement to develop up to 1.1GW of battery energy storage systems (BESS) in the UK sourced by TUPA Energy.
Huawei is extending its partnership with MYTILINEOS’ Renewables and Storage Development (RSD) Business Unit.
Gresham House's 30MW/30MWh Byers Brae battery storage project has been energised by Greek firm MYTILINEOS.
Q&A: Solar Energy UK’s new chairman Matt Black on COP26, the Green Homes Grant and 10 years in solar
Solar Energy UK has named Matt Black, non-executive director at UK-based greentech startup Solivus as its new chairman. We caught up with him to talk about his move into the renewables sector more than a decade ago, the trade body's preparations for COP26, and the opportunities that lay ahead for the industry as the UK moves towards its net-zero emissions target.