UK

Oldham Council planning to enhance renewable intake with 900kW farm
Oldham Council has actually announced its intention to construct a 900kW solar farm
Feb 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, solar pv, Europe, ground-mount, Counci, Local Authority, Oldham Council, Abdul Jabbar
Oxis Energy battery cells nearing aviation applications
The English company states its modular services are because of undergo flight screening in the U.S. and are '3 to 5 years' from industrial production for aircraft.
Feb 3, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, Oxis Energy, Mark Crittenden
Voltalia gets developmental approval for 40 MW solar project in UK
France’s power producer has obtained approval for development of a Dorset-based 40-megawatt solar-plus-storage park.
Jan 30, 2020 // Storage, France, UK, Voltalia, solar pv, Europe
Centrica and sonnen complete 100 battery strong VPP
Centrica and sonnen have completed a virtual power plant (VPP) project, which will allow customers to maximise the potential of their solar panels while providing flexibility to the grid.
Jan 30, 2020 // Residential, Storage, UK, Europe, VPP, Centrica, Sonnen, Flexibility
Bluefield splashes £13.9 million on 13.5MWp of UK solar
Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has made its first move of the year with the acquisition of three operational UK solar farms
Jan 30, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, utility scale, renewables, Subsidy Free, Bluefield, Grid Scale, Ground-Mount Solar
Gresham targets subsidy-free solar with latest Anesco acquisition
Gresham House is targeting subsidy-free solar with the acquisition of the Bumpers solar farm from developer Anesco.
Jan 30, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, UK, solar pv, Europe, utility scale, renewables, Anesco, Subsidy Free, Gresham House
New washable solar-powered fabric developed in United Kingdom
The scientific group from NTU (England) has proven that a wearable PV device can be integrated into clothes. The innovative fabric has been based on µc-Si cells embedded into fibrous textile by means of super-thin copper wire. The newly created material is claimed to keep its efficiency after 6,000 abrasions, 25 handwashing and 15 machine washing cycles.
Jan 27, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, UK, Europe
New solar-plus-storage material is on the way
Innovative solar-plus-storage technology is being created in the United Kingdom.
Jan 21, 2020 // Technology, Storage, storage, UK, Europe
Can Renewables Restart the Grid? The UK Investigates
Far from bringing the grid down, clean energy could help save it.
Jan 21, 2020 // Market Research, UK, Australia, Europe, Oceania, Distributed ReStart
Anesco nabs O&M contracts for 71 MW of UK solar farms
UK renewables developer Anesco Ltd has secured 10 contracts to provide operation and maintenance (O&M) services for 71 MW of solar farms in its home country.
Jan 15, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, O&M, Europe, Anesco
Greenskies Renewable Energy is acquired and renamed by JLC
JLC Infrastructure has announced a successful acquisition of Greenskies Renewable Energy – a utility and commercial PV system developer.
Jan 14, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, JLC, Greenskies Renewable Energy
NextEnergy Capital’s international solar fund hits US$280m
A fresh round of funding has bumped total investment in NextEnergy Capital's global solar fund, Next Power III (NPIII), to US$280 million.
Jan 13, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, UK, pv power plants, solar pv, Europe, North America, nextenergy capital, investment fund, ccla
Cheers! BayWa re to supply European Budweiser breweries with renewable power
The German renewables group and brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev claim the transaction is the largest pan-European solar power deal with an industrial client to date. The companies have already agreed on a virtual power purchase agreement related to two Spanish PV plants that are scheduled for grid connection by spring 2022.
Jan 10, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Spain, UK, Europe, AB InBev, BayWa
ABP announces largest roof mounted solar project in Humber
The Associated British Ports (ABP) has announced a £6.8 million solar project, that will see the largest roof mounted solar array in the Humber constructed on the Port of Hull it says.
Jan 9, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Rooftop PV, UK, solar pv, Europe, rooftop PV, renewables, Abp, Humber
Solarcentury lands financing deal to pursue 500MW Spanish portfolio
UK solar developer Solarcentury has landed a €54.8 million finance facility to construct 500MW of solar farms in Spain.
Jan 8, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, Spain, UK, pv power plants, solar pv, pv modules, Europe, subsidy-free, solarcentury, Neil Perry