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The Solar & Storage Live Awards ceremony will this year be hosted by comedian Zoe Lyons, event organiser Terrapinn has announced.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 1:37 pm
Above Surveying has launched a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the University of Essex to use AI to develop advanced inspection services.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 11:15 am
Anesco has turned to EDF Energy to optimise its landmark Clayhill solar-plus-storage farm, including the provision of an “industry first” guaranteed floor price for storage.
Posted: March 21, 2019, 10:36 am
Eden Sustainable and AMP Clean Energy have partnered on a new, multi-million-pound post-subsidy solar fund.
Posted: March 20, 2019, 3:43 pm
UK-based perovskite specialist Oxford PV has raised £31 million in a Series D funding round which included participation from a host of global energy companies.
Posted: March 19, 2019, 8:16 am
Solarcentury is to build three solar farms in France with a combined capacity of 57MW after racking up contract wins in the country's latest auction.
Posted: March 18, 2019, 12:03 pm
UK solar company Viridian Solar is to partner Krannich Solar for the distribution of its Clearline Fusion roof integrated solar PV systems.
Posted: March 15, 2019, 4:26 pm
The future of vanadium flow machine company redT has been plunged into doubt after it launched a strategic review of its ongoing business.
Posted: March 15, 2019, 3:48 pm
Bristol City Council has hit its climate targets two years early, with solar playing a crucial role.
Posted: March 14, 2019, 12:11 pm
Chancellor Philip Hammond has received mixed feedback from the green economy for his Spring Statement, which included proposals for a new ‘Future Home Standard’.
Posted: March 14, 2019, 11:49 am
Aberla Group has lauded a £3 million investment in its energy businesses after it recorded an “exceptionally strong” year, delivering significant growth.
Posted: March 14, 2019, 10:31 am
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) is aiming to unlock billions of pounds of investments for clean energy projects.
Posted: March 11, 2019, 6:47 pm
Community Owned Renewable Energy LLP (CORE) has invested £12 million in three UK solar farms.
Posted: March 11, 2019, 1:58 pm
Energy minister Claire Perry has remained tight-lipped over the future shape of the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) as her department begins to pour over responses to its consultation on the matter.
Posted: March 7, 2019, 10:35 am
Foresight Solar Fund basked in last year’s sunshine to report significant growth in 2018, but the coming years look set for a “more opportunistic approach”, the fund said today.
Posted: March 6, 2019, 4:29 pm
Political pressure on the government’s decision to close the feed-in tariff with no replacement scheme in place has ratcheted up ahead of the closure of a consultation on the future of solar policy in the UK.
Posted: March 5, 2019, 2:03 pm
Certi-fi’s Manufacturer Electrical Energy Storage System (EESS) Scheme has seen a “significant rise” in manufacturers wanting to receive the certification.
Posted: March 5, 2019, 12:12 pm
Statkraft has partnered with energy & meteo systems to launch a 1GW wind, solar and battery storage virtual power plant in the UK, which it says will further renewables’ penetration into the country’s energy market.
Posted: March 5, 2019, 12:07 pm
A new community-owned renewable energy asset manager has been launched to serve communities and commercial clients across the UK, acquiring Mongoose Energy’s asset management business in the process.
Posted: March 5, 2019, 9:41 am
The advent of unsubsidised solar in the UK is accelerating and Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF), one of the top five asset holders in the UK, now expects its previous patience in the field to pay off.
Posted: February 28, 2019, 11:58 am