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.
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.
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.
SSE Energy Solutions is to help fund PhD research into the performance of renewable technologies in the business sector at the University Of Glasgow.
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.
Consultations have begun for Springwell Solar Farm, a joint venture of EDF Renewables UK and solar developer Luminous Energy, situated between Lincoln and Sleaford in Lincolnshire.
The Wave, Bristol, the UK's first inshore surf installation, will benefit from two Invinity VS3 vanadium flow batteries provided by battery manufacturer Invinity Energy Systems.
Solar Power Portal recently caught up with Clean Power Research’s CEO Jeff Ressler, to find out more about how the use of satellite data has developed, and how it’s helping tackle key challenges from new terrains to balancing the energy mix.
Hildagarde McCarville has been appointed as CEO of Anesco as Mark Futyan embarks on a new career as a professional non-executive director.
Solar is set to play an “important role” in Scotland’s plan to accelerate the renewable revolution, the Government outlined in its new Energy Strategy and Just Transition Plan draft.
UK-based energy analytics and internet of things (IoT) company Hark Systems has been acquired by solar heavyweight SolarEdge.
In answer to a question posed by Fergus Ewing MSP in parliament earlier this week, Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, recognised the significant contribution solar could make in decarbonising Scotland’s energy supply, and told the chamber that a “clear vision” for the future development of solar will be presented in early January.
The Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a consultation into key changes to the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme.
The latest polling from the Public Attitudes Tracker showed that 88% of people support the use a renewable energy in the UK, including solar, beating last year’s previous high of 84%, whilst only 2% of the public oppose it.
Cornwall Insight and national law firm Weightmans have published a new report on the co-location of energy assets, which outlines the “significant cost savings” of having multiple renewable generation or storage assets share one grid connection.
Technology group Wärtsilä Energy has signed an additional contract with EDF Renewables UK for a 50MW/100MWh lithium-ion energy storage facility in Sundon, Bedfordshire.