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Lightsource BP has connected another subsidy-free, private wire solar farm, this time a 2.3MWp install in Lancashire.
Posted: May 23, 2019, 7:44 am
Solar and storage distributor Midsummer Energy has opened a new subsidiary in Dublin to take aim at the Irish market.
Posted: May 22, 2019, 2:28 pm
Eco2Solar has partnered heat battery firm Sunamp to deliver a solar PV-powered domestic heating pilot.
Posted: May 22, 2019, 11:23 am
Energy minister Claire Perry is to take a leave of absence, with universities minister Chris Skidmore fulfilling her duties in the interim.
Posted: May 21, 2019, 11:04 am
Solar module manufacturer Q Cells has committed to the UK PV market in the long term, claiming the post-feed in tariff landscape “abounds with opportunities”.
Posted: May 21, 2019, 9:35 am
Good Energy is looking to increase its supply roster by offering power purchase agreements to utility-scale solar and wind assets left stranded by cuts to subsidies.
Posted: May 21, 2019, 9:25 am
Ambitious Labour Party plans to install solar on 1.75 million homes in the UK have been strongly welcomed by the country’s domestic solar industry.
Posted: May 20, 2019, 12:48 pm
The Labour Party has announced plans to install solar one 1.75 million homes as part of a huge energy sector shake-up.
Posted: May 16, 2019, 7:33 am
The UK’s solar fleet set a new record for peak PV generation yesterday, topping out at 9.47GW.
Posted: May 15, 2019, 7:06 am
Lightsource BP is proposing the development of a 49.9MW solar farm in Nottingham, with a 700MW global pipeline announced.
Posted: May 14, 2019, 10:07 am
UK battery storage firm Moixa has secured a fresh round of funding from automotive giant Honda as it pursues an international storage and EV charging expansion.
Posted: May 14, 2019, 8:08 am
A new research network is being formed to create solutions for ‘urgent’ challenges in energy storage.
Posted: May 13, 2019, 10:55 am
E.On has handed Solar Panel Cleaning Services (SPCS) what it claims is the largest domestic solar PV cleaning contract in the UK.
Posted: May 13, 2019, 8:55 am
HBS New Energies has been selected to deliver roof-integrated solar PV as part of Legal & General Homes' sustainable housing development.
Posted: May 9, 2019, 11:15 am
Ofgem’s Targeted Charging Review (TCR) proposals could delay the onset of subsidy-free solar in the UK by as much as five years, new research by Aurora Energy Research has found.
Posted: May 9, 2019, 10:21 am
HM Revenue & Custom proposals to increase VAT on solar panels will hinder the country’s progress towards a net zero economy, Committee on Climate Change (CCC) chief Chris Stark has said.
Posted: May 9, 2019, 9:18 am
The Renewable Energy Association has taken aim at a government proposal to hike up the VAT rates attached to some energy saving materials, including solar and battery storage.
Posted: May 7, 2019, 10:23 am
Rolec EV is launching a solar powered electric vehicle (EV) charger for homeowners who have, or intend to have, solar.
Posted: May 7, 2019, 9:35 am
Good Energy has completed the sale of its 5MW Brynwhilach solar farm for a total consideration of £5.6 million.
Posted: May 7, 2019, 8:51 am
The government is aiming to start the legislative process for the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) before the summer in a bid to have the export tariff up and running before the end of the year.
Posted: May 2, 2019, 9:57 am