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A solar-powered railway – billed as the first of its kind – has been switched on in Aldershot, supplying the network's signalling and lights with electricity.
Posted: August 23, 2019, 11:05 am
Solar investor Bluefield Group has appointed UK solar veteran Howard Johns as chief executive of its asset management and operations and maintenance divisions.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 9:25 am
The UK’s net zero law stands to create a “supportive environment” that could act as a catalyst for subsidy-free solar developments, Foresight Solar Fund has said.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 8:37 am
Battery storage technology firm Moixa and EV charging manufacturer EO Charging have unveiled a “revolutionary” solar-plus-storage-plus EV charging solution for the UK market.
Posted: August 22, 2019, 6:55 am
HBS New Energies has been appointed as one of the principle PV contractors for the installation of solar across 21 Welsh Water sites.
Posted: August 21, 2019, 3:15 pm
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) has unveiled its rebrand focused on improving accessibility for consumers and emphasising the benefits of ‘home-grown energy’.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 11:28 am
Solar Power Portal will be reporting live and exhibiting at this year’s Solar & Storage Live exhibition, continuing its relationship with the show.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 10:50 am
Photon Energy is continuing its long-standing partnership with Bournemouth University, installing a 108kWp solar system.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 9:08 am
Gresham House Energy Storage Fund has completed the purchase of a 5MW standalone battery storage project.
Posted: August 20, 2019, 8:10 am
A council-owned solar farm has smashed generation targets in its third year of operation, taking its overall income to £4 million.
Posted: August 15, 2019, 10:03 am
NextEnergy Solar Fund has raised around £100 million through a share issue to repay short-term debt and pursue new subsidy-free developments.
Posted: August 15, 2019, 9:16 am
London’s Goldsmiths University will look to install “significantly” more solar PV as part of a new series of pledges in response to the climate emergency.
Posted: August 14, 2019, 1:08 pm
Battery storage facilities played a pivotal role in responding to a transmission system stress event that caused power cuts and disruption in the UK last week.
Posted: August 12, 2019, 3:50 pm
More than 150 panels have been stolen from two solar farms in north Wales.
Posted: August 12, 2019, 2:43 pm
The UK solar pipeline of large-scale, ground-mount solar farms has grown dramatically during 2019, with 66 new solar farms identified, accounting for 1.8 GW of capacity.
Posted: August 12, 2019, 7:56 am
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has made its maiden move into Northern Ireland, acquiring an 8MW solar farm.
Posted: August 9, 2019, 1:32 pm
The Solar & Storage Live exhibition returns to Birmingham’s NEC Arena in less than six weeks’s time, in what remains the UK’s largest gathering of the solar and energy storage industries
Posted: August 8, 2019, 9:52 am
Wokingham Borough Council has become the latest to embrace solar, pledging school installs during the next academic year.
Posted: August 7, 2019, 2:38 pm
Q CELLS is launching its AC-coupled home energy storage solution in the UK and Ireland, taking aim at the country’s post-feed-in tariff domestic market.
Posted: August 7, 2019, 11:18 am
A Welsh dairy farm, E O Morris and Son, has seen the install of a £20,000 rooftop solar system.
Posted: August 6, 2019, 1:18 pm