The UK added a record high 800MWh of new utility energy storage capacity last year, as the sector moves closer to GWh additions out to 2030 and beyond.
In the UK, a new wave of large-scale solar projects continue to emerge as the country accelerates towards net zero targets, including reaching a decarbonised power system by 2035. At the heart of these are Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects (NSIPs).
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.
Two years into the Solar Export Guarantee and amid the record high power prices, Solar Power Portal talked to Gridcog to find out what sort of savings households could see from a rooftop solar installation.
Solar Power Portal has taken a look back at the top rooftop solar stories of 2022, to see what the biggest moments and trends for the sector were.
Solar Power Portal took a look at the top five most read battery energy storage stories across the site over 2022.
Solar Power Portal’s most read ground-mount PV stories of 2022: Rapid growth despite land use issues
A look a the top five most read ground-mount solar stories on Solar Power Portal over the last year.
The transition to utility scale solar is a significant environmental issue facing society today. Solar energy is one of the most environmentally friendly technologies available with an almost unlimited potential to reduce greenhouse gasses and lower the consumption of fossil fuels. The path to utility scale solar is discussed here by David Sanchez, EMEA sales director from GoodWe.
‘We haven’t got a hope in hell in net zero’ without focus on heat decarbonisation, says Naked Energy
Britain’s renewable energy sector has continued to boom in recent years, as the need to decarbonise electricity generation remains at the forefront of the country’s efforts to reach net zero. While it could arguably be seen as a success story however, other sectors have lagged behind, not least heat.
Solar Media’s head of market research Finlay Colville takes a look at one of the only solar farms to be developed on Grade 1 land, Crossens solar farm, being developed by Defra.
Solar Media’s head of market research Finlay Colville takes a look at the government departments surging forward with solar farms.
Following on from their presentation at Solar Media's recent UK Solar Summit, Statkraft UK's senior solar developer Charlotte Healey takes a look at the role solar can have in ESG.
Following the election of Liz Truss as the UK’s Prime Minister, Solar Energy UK’s Chris Hewett reflects on what the new leadership will mean for the solar sector.
Following reports of rising refusals for solar farm applications, Solar Media's Finlay Colville takes a look at the number of projects coming through the planning system.
Following comments made by both Liz Truss and Rishi Sunak that suggested they would look to hinder the rollout of solar in the UK, Balance Power’s Phil Thompson takes a look at the the motivation behind the candidates’ comments.
Joju Solar's head of engineering James Page takes a look at industry standards, and the key balance required to get them right.