By setting a “realistic budget and more sustainable prices” for renewable electricity in the upcoming Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction, the UK Government could bolster private investment within solar, RenewableUK said.
Swiss-based heterojunction solar PV cell and module manufacturer Meyer Burger is set to expand into the UK market having achieved Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) certification.
Octopus Energy has launched a brand new tariff for customers with solar, a battery and an electric vehicle at home.
UK-based roof-integrated solar manufacturer, Viridian Solar, has published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for its Clearline roof-integrated solar photovoltaic (PV) modules.In doing so, the company has said it is the first manufacturer to have its crystalline solar modules certified to a globally recognised standard.
Renewable investment trust Atrato Onsite Energy has signed a solar-based power purchase agreement (PPA) with supermarket chain Tesco.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), has released its latest data showing that 130,596 MCS-certified solar photovoltaic (PV) systems were installed in UK homes last year – a 114% rise from 2021.
GETI 2023: how ‘tectonic shifts’ in the energy industry have affected the solar industry’s workforce
The seventh annual Global Energy Talent Index (GETI) examined how the “tectonic shifts” happening in the energy industry have affected the job satisfaction and career aspirations of its employees.
Lightsource bp, Schroders Greencoat and H&M Group have confirmed two solar power stations, with a total power output of around 50MWp, are now online.
Energy supplier Good Energy is launching a new smart export product for its Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) customers.
Solar could benefit from a new arrangement which has seen OVO Energy join Community Energy England as a principal supporter.
Allume Energy has announced the first installation of its ‘dynamic sharing’ solar technology, SolShare, in the UK housing sector at 24 residential flats in Cardiff.
Power station closures in Fife and East Lothian, combined with rising interest in cheap, renewable energy has seen demand for solar PV soar in Scotland, property consultancy Galbraith has said.
SSE Energy Solutions is to help fund PhD research into the performance of renewable technologies in the business sector at the University Of Glasgow.
Gamma Energy is developing a 4.1MW solar farm at Leighton Grange Farm, Crewe, in Cheshire East
Trina Solar has signed a three-year framework agreement with global renewable energy company Low Carbon to supply at least 1GW of its PV modules for Low Carbon projects throughout Europe.
Build Solar Ltd – a spin-out from Exeter University – is one of the winners of the latest £19 million funding round from the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund (EEF).
Renewable investment company, Foresight Solar Fund, has released its Net Asset Value (NAV) and Trading update for Q4 2022 reporting a slight increase in its unaudited NAV and forecasting that inflation will offset downward pressure caused by the windfall tax.
Across Europe, the number of power purchase agreements (PPAs) increased by 4.5% in 2022, according the European PPA Market Outlook 2023 conducted by Pexapark.
The 2023 Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering (QEPrize) has been awarded for the research and development of passivated emitter and rear cell (PERC) solar photovoltaic technology.
Enviromena has announced that its first UK solar farm, located in Winchester, has gone online.
Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) and Amberside Energy have partnered to develop a 2GW portfolio consisting of solar and battery energy storage system (BESS) projects across the UK.
Following a 12 month trial, McBurney Transport Group have announced that it will fit the roofs of all new refrigerated trailers with 50W solar panels provided by business management consultant, Genie Insights, to charge fridge batteries as well as prevent battery related breakdowns and costs.
Austrian building company Wienerberger’s UK and Ireland branch has launched a new roof tile which provides homebuilders with an integrated solar energy source.
The economics of developing solar have “decisively switched” according to a panel of experts this week, but development still faces a number of barriers with the most significant being the grid.
The UK’s newly introduced Electricity Generator Levy has seen Octopus Renewables’ net asset value (NAV) on its renewable portfolio decrease by £10.6 million as of 31 December 2023.
MCS have issued a last call for businesses wishing to claim a £1,000 grant through the Solar Skills London project ahead of 31 March 2023.
Irish solar ‘moving in the right direction’ hails Strategic Power Projects after 125MW site approval
Strategic Power Projects’ (SPP) managing director Paul Carson has said that Ireland is “now beginning to move in the right direction” upon receiving planning approval for a 125MW solar and 285MW battery energy storage (BESS) co-located site in Movallet, Co.Louth.
Renewable development company Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) has completed the financial close of a UK-based battery energy storage system (BESS) portfolio with a combined capacity of 133MW/266MWh.
SSE Energy Solutions has confirmed the acquisition of three solar sites in Nottinghamshire from PV developer Gridmove.
Worcestershire City Council has launched a new group-buying scheme to help its residents, community buildings and small/medium sized businesses invest in solar panels and battery storage.