EU legislation changes to boost confidence in solar power

Changes to EU law look likely to significantly build business confidence in solar power, according to trade association the STA and Solar Power Europe,...

Anglian Water appoint HBS New Energies to deliver 30MWp solar PPA programme

HBS New Energies has installed its first solar energy site for Anglian Water, following an earlier award to deliver a 30MWp solar programme for...

Lights out for PPA-funded solar

A detailed new analysis shows that the standard method for financing large scale solar PV schemes in the UK is no longer economically viable....

UK marching against the tide on renewables policy, says UN chief scientist

The UN’s chief environmental scientist Professor Jacquie McGlade has criticised the UK government’s decision to cut subsidies for renewable energy while bolstering the oil...

Navigating the post-subsidy landscape

An event organised by the Solar Trade Association (STA) in March brought together stakeholders in the sector to appraise the opportunities and threats for...

Sun will continue to shine on solar energy despite UK subsidy cuts, suggests equipment...

The cost and energy saving potential of solar panels in a post-subsidy era still shines bright for UK businesses

Increase in renewables sees Irish winter energy prices drop below historic average by 2027

Data from energy consultancy Cornwall Insight Ireland’s third ‘All-Island Power Market Outlook to 2030’ report has forecast Ireland is set to reach its 80%...

Battery technology showcase in Telford

The latest advances in energy storage and battery technology will be on show at Battery Tech Expo UK 2019, taking place 28 March at the International Centre, Telford .

Pre-eminent projects crowned at Scottish Green Energy Awards

More than 1,000 people returned in-person to Edinburgh to see 13 winners announced Director of industry body said shortlist highlighted the “leaps of innovation” of...

STA launches ‘storage commitments’ for domestic providers

Industry urged to strive for quality to build consumer confidence The STA launched new guidelines for the domestic storage industry capturing current best practice at...

NHS Scotland welcomes its first pop-up solar car park and electric vehicle charging hub

A pop-up solar car park and electric vehicle (EV) charging hub has been completed at Raigmore Hospital in Inverness, said to be the first...

Most innovative energy start-ups recognised in German awards

Fifteen start-ups deemed to have the most innovative business models in the field of energy transition and climate protection were celebrated at an award...

Major solar investment for wastewater facility near Glasgow

Scottish Water’s wastewater treatment facility in Erskine, near Glasgow, has been the focus of a major investment in solar power. A £500,000 investment made...

Heriot-Watt launches Dubai solar test site for companies in UK and elsewhere

Research engineers at Heriot-Watt University in Dubai are launching a solar energy testing facility to help companies in the UK and other countries to develop and...

Powerful partnership puts solar and wind projects on the map

A free new tool has been launched for local authorities to help them quickly identify potential locations for green energy projects. Across London, the East...

Energy trading for social housing residents

Residents of a block of flats in Brixton are pioneering a community energy trading project led by EDF Energy that will enable them to trade solar energy with each other .

Soaring cost of capital threatens to derail expansion of renewable energy projects​​​​​​

The rising cost of capital faced by developers of renewable energy projects, such as onshore wind and solar PV, may slow down the number...

Community energy retains overwhelming backing of uk public, and increased support among Conservative voters,...

An overwhelming majority of the public would support local renewable energy projects, including wind turbines, if they were owned and controlled by the community,...

UK solar targets for 2035 under threat as projects stall

A perfect storm of inflation, supply chain disruption, spiralling interest rates and delays in connection to the National Grid means that the swathe of...

Kilometre-wide reflectors could boost orbital solar farm output

Reflectors placed in orbit around the Earth which reflect sunlight towards future solar power farms at dawn and dusk could help accelerate the transition...