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Low carbon technologies must focus their efforts on collaborating, rather than lobbying against each other if the UK’s net zero target is to be met, a BEIS representative has said.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 12:32 pm
EV charging provider Alfen has penned a supply agreement with solar installer Joju Solar.
Posted: September 17, 2019, 12:26 pm
BayWa r.e. has amassed 2GW in its solar and wind management portfolio, two years after it entered the UK O&M market.
Posted: September 13, 2019, 12:50 pm
A solar carport backed up with battery storage is set to be built in York as part of its 'HyperHubs' project.
Posted: September 12, 2019, 11:04 am
Solarwatt has said it is stepping up its presence in the UK solar and storage markets with a raft of new initiatives designed at leveraging how “receptive” the UK is to energy storage.
Posted: September 12, 2019, 9:49 am
JA Solar said it stood to lead the UK solar shipment market this year after exceeding 100MW in sales by the end of August.
Posted: September 12, 2019, 7:05 am
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued concerns over support for failed inverters both historically and after the sale of ABB’s inverter business concludes.
Posted: September 10, 2019, 9:18 am
Bristol has today formally launched the procurement process for its £1 billion project to turn it into the UK’s first carbon neutral city.
Posted: September 9, 2019, 9:01 am
Letter penned by Good Energy chief executive Juliet Davenport calls on chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid to axe proposed VAT raises.
Posted: September 6, 2019, 10:17 am
PROINSO, a global leader in the solar energy market, and SOLAREN, have won the 2019 Asian Power Award in the category “Solar Power Project of the Year – Philippines” for their 2.16MWp commercial rooftop solar project in the Philippines.
Posted: September 5, 2019, 11:33 am
A £55 million fund has been earmarked for five projects looking at developing the next generation of battery storage technology.
Posted: September 5, 2019, 10:55 am
Chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid has been slammed by the green economy for adding just £30 million to the government’s net zero budget, a mere 0.1% of what is expected to be needed.
Posted: September 5, 2019, 9:56 am
A solar irradiance prediction tool looking to enable more efficient management of electricity networks has been launched by Meniscus.
Posted: September 5, 2019, 7:57 am
Implement “proper” climate change plans or risk facing legal challenge, environmental lawyers have warned 100 councils across England.
Posted: September 3, 2019, 10:41 am
Global finance giant Legal & General (L&G) is backing rooftop PV with £57.5 million of long-term debt financing.
Posted: September 3, 2019, 8:38 am
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has slammed government solar deployment statistics, issuing an ultimatum to either “get its house in order” or cease publishing the figures.
Posted: September 2, 2019, 8:55 am
Commercial solar installer RenEnergy has scored a new partnership with Premier League football club Norwich City.
Posted: August 29, 2019, 11:38 am
Octopus Energy has launched a new joint venture aimed at helping develop community energy projects in the UK.
Posted: August 29, 2019, 11:22 am
Battery storage fund Gresham House has acquired a stake in frequent development partner Noriker Power in a bid to “further consolidate” its position in the UK battery market.
Posted: August 29, 2019, 10:46 am
UK energy firm The Maximeyes Group has taken a “significant stake” in battery storage technology firm Puredrive Energy.
Posted: August 27, 2019, 8:47 am