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Solar’s role in delivering net zero is being vastly underestimated as new research reveals it could provide 20% of UK electricity by 2030.
Posted: June 13, 2019, 11:00 am
Merlin Hyman, chief executive of Regen, has been recognised on the Queen’s birthday honours list for his services to the industry.
Posted: June 13, 2019, 8:42 am
Renewables consultancy K2 Management strengthens its UK team, poaching country director Gary Bills from Mott MacDonald.
Posted: June 12, 2019, 10:59 am
Details of the government’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) emerged earlier this week, eliciting responses that range from calling it “better than nothing” to welcoming an end to the “ongoing tragedy” of the policy gap between the feed-in tariff (FiT) and the SEG.
Posted: June 12, 2019, 8:26 am
The policy gap between the feed-in tariff (FiT) and the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) is set to close by the end of 2019, guaranteeing payment for excess domestic solar generation.
Posted: June 10, 2019, 1:29 pm
A mix of solar and wind is a ‘no regrets’ solution to power gaps left by nuclear if supported through the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, according to a new report.
Posted: June 7, 2019, 3:22 pm
Above has received a £354K grant from Innovate UK to fund research collaboration into thermal imaging for solar inspections.
Posted: June 7, 2019, 1:37 pm
Regulation and policy decisions are the biggest barriers to UK energy storage and are in need of significant changes, says industry experts.
Posted: June 6, 2019, 1:05 pm
Foresight Group has clinched a deal to acquire John Laing Environmental Assets’ (JLEN) advisory mandate, propelling Foresight’s assets under management to £4 billion.
Posted: June 6, 2019, 10:44 am
A collapse in the number of residential solar installs has prompted politicians to call for urgent action to fix renewables’ “policy void”.
Posted: June 6, 2019, 9:57 am
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, one of the country’s maiden listed energy storage investors, has entered into agreements to acquire a 160MW portfolio of battery storage projects in Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.
Posted: June 5, 2019, 2:33 pm
Campbell & Kennedy (C&K) has installed its 100th school solar system as it looks to educate schools on renewable energy.
Posted: June 5, 2019, 11:00 am
Glennmont Partners is to channel hundreds of millions to European solar PV projects over the next decade through a newly-closed fund, after it closed a record-breaking third raise.
Posted: June 4, 2019, 10:41 am
Independent energy supplier Tonik Energy has laid claim to an industry first by kickstarting the installation of 250 Tesla Powerwalls in UK homes.
Posted: June 4, 2019, 10:08 am
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has installed solar arrays at seven of its nature reserves with the help of ethical banking firm Triodos.
Posted: June 4, 2019, 9:43 am
Infrastructure asset management firm Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP) has acquired two UK solar portfolios from Ancala Partners LLP.
Posted: June 3, 2019, 8:38 am
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is the latest to join a slew of calls for the proposed solar VAT hike to be scrapped.
Posted: May 30, 2019, 3:26 pm
Residential solar installations slide to just 3.6MW in April 2019, the first month following the closure of the feed-in tariff.
Posted: May 30, 2019, 3:25 pm
Regulation changes are forcing solar developers to out-source staff needed to complete projects, says energy consultancy Roadnight Taylor.
Posted: May 30, 2019, 2:41 pm
Construction of the UK’s largest solar carport at the site of Bentley Motors’ Crewe headquarters has been completed.
Posted: May 30, 2019, 2:16 pm