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The UK will need 20 million ‘mini power stations’ to reach its net zero energy goals, with the need to create a policy framework for technologies like solar PV and energy storage an immediate priority, a group convened in Britain’s parliament this week heard.
Posted: July 23, 2019, 1:26 pm
Lightsource BP is proposing to develop a 9.9MW solar farm in Swansea, building on plans for a 20MW project at the same site.
Posted: July 23, 2019, 10:32 am
Anesco has launched a specialist consultancy arm, Anesco Consulting, for investors and commercial customers.
Posted: July 22, 2019, 10:32 am
A 17MW solar farm being developed by Lightsource BP has been granted planning permission by Rugby Borough Council.
Posted: July 19, 2019, 2:40 pm
Solar generation increased by 18% in the second quarter of this year as renewables overtook nuclear, new data from EnAppSys reveals.
Posted: July 18, 2019, 9:51 am
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued an open letter to suppliers calling for export tariffs before the 1 January 2020 deadline.
Posted: July 17, 2019, 11:15 am
National Grid has completed the $100 million (£80 million) acquisition of US solar and wind developer Geronimo Energy.
Posted: July 16, 2019, 11:18 am
Blackfinch Investments has sealed the deal on the acquisition of a new subsidy-free solar farm project in North Wales.
Posted: July 16, 2019, 10:47 am
Solar panels are being installed at Aldershot Station as part of a project exploring solar-powered railways.
Posted: July 16, 2019, 10:22 am
The government should provide sustained funding into solar innovation and set a clear vision for the role of flexibility in the energy system, according to a new report.
Posted: July 12, 2019, 11:17 am
Viridian Solar has penned a new supply agreement for its roof-integrated solar solution, adding another string to its new-build housing market bow.
Posted: July 12, 2019, 9:14 am
Reductions in costs of solar technology, as well as co-location with increasingly cheaper storage, is set to boost solar growth in the later part of the next decade, said National Grid ESO.
Posted: July 11, 2019, 12:42 pm
A wrap-up of recent solar project news including a charity in West Sussex that will save thousands on its energy bills, Lidl's Irish solar expansion and why First Solar panels installed in Lancashire are 'coming home'.
Posted: July 11, 2019, 12:18 pm
Uncertainty around the targeted charging review could impair solar PV’s contribution to the UK’s net-zero transition, NextEnergy Capital tells RE-Source UK event.
Posted: July 11, 2019, 6:59 am
The government should create a route to market for solar and onshore wind, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said in its 2019 Progress Report.
Posted: July 10, 2019, 1:52 pm
Renewable players may need to get creative to stop geopolitics and energy market volatility from stifling corporate uptake of clean energy, RE-Source UK event hears.
Posted: July 10, 2019, 8:32 am
Solarcentury is backing its potential sale to help the company accelerate and establish itself as a major player in the energy transition.
Posted: July 9, 2019, 7:59 am
Policy and market signals could pave way for clean energy purchase boom led by solar PV but getting smaller corporates on board will be challenging, London event hears.
Posted: July 8, 2019, 4:07 pm
A 36.6MW subsidy-free solar farm has gone into planning in Scotland as Green Energy International (GEI) announces a pipeline of over 700MW.
Posted: July 8, 2019, 3:33 pm
Solar investor Octopus Energy Investments lauds its renewable business mission as it rebrands as Octopus Renewables.
Posted: July 8, 2019, 11:01 am