UK

UK Solar Park Powers Up: Voltalia, City of London Corp
Voltalia has officially inaugurated its largest solar park to date in the UK. South Farm Solar Park has a capacity of 49.9MW, enough to cover half of the City of London Corporation's electricity needs. The project is funded by Santander UK and contributes to the City of London Corporation's energy transition away from fossil fuels.
Jun 16, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Voltalia, Europe, PV Power Plant, City of London Corporation
Faerch Group Joins European Energy for UK Solar PPA
European Energy has signed a 10-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Faerch Group to supply renewable energy from the 40MW Bubney Solar Farm. This partnership will reduce carbon emissions and improve sustainability for Faerch Group while providing a milestone for European Energy's UK energy operations.
Jun 15, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, UK, PPA, Europe, Faerch Group
Pacific Green Offloads 99-MW UK BESS
Pacific Green Technologies Inc. has announced a GBP 74 million deal for a 99-MW battery energy storage system (BESS) in Richborough Energy Park, Kent, England. Senior debt and equity secured for the project; completion expected within weeks. Move part of a 1.1-GW BESS project pipeline in the UK.
Jun 14, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, BESS, Pacific Green Technologies
Renewable Connections secures Fife battery permit
Balbougie site will enter building and construction in 2024 as well as connect to Inverkeithing Grid Supply Point
Jun 8, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, Renewable Connections
Green hydrogen gamer chooses UK site
Meld Energy's proposed 100MW facility is planned for Saltend Chemicals Park in Hull
Jun 7, 2023 // Storage, Solar to Fuel, UK, Europe, green hydrogen
JLEN powers up 50MW Scottish battery
West Gourdie BESS will offer essential balancing support to the GB power grid network
Jun 1, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, SCOTLAND, JLEN, Chris Tanner
RPC, Greenfield companion to create 500 MW of battery storage space in UK
Renewable Power Capital (RPC), a UK-based renewables platform backed by CPP Investments, as well as London-based renewables designer Greenfield have consented to establish at least 500 MW of battery storage space capacity in the UK.
May 30, 2023 // Storage, UK, Europe, RPC, Greenfield
UK Solar Taskforce raises the roof
' Untapped potential of commercial structures might change nation's solar energy'
May 29, 2023 // Rooftop PV, UK, Europe, Chris Hewett, Graham Stuart
Foresight fund buys 107 MW of UK battery projects from Clearstone
British renewables developer Clearstone Energy has offloaded a 107-MW portfolio of battery energy storage systems (BESS) in the South of England to Foresight Energy Infrastructure Partners for an undisclosed sum.
May 25, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Storage, UK, Europe, Clearstone Energy, Foresight Energy Infrastructure
'UK solar farms can be wildlife havens'
SEUK's report notes presence of declining species of birds as well as insects across several sites surveyed
May 24, 2023 // Plants, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant
PV groups look for feedback on value chain program
The Solar Stewardship Initiative wants responsibility, sustainability as well as transparency throughout the procedure
May 17, 2023 // Technology, UK, Europe, SolarPower Europe, Solar Energy UK, PV groups
UK solar farm gets green light
16MW PV Shropshire project receives approval from English planners
May 17, 2023 // Plants, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant
₤ 25m boost for UK PV project
Santander to fund South Farm Solar site that will power City of London Corporation
May 17, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Voltalia, Europe, Santander, England
Partners energise Larks Green solar farm
EPC outfit GRS supplied the project which is just one of the initial PV parks to connect to the transmission system
May 16, 2023 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, solar farm, Enso Energy, cero generation
Low Carbon raises ₤ 310m in debt to fund solar growth
Programmer will be able to 'enhance its efforts' to create 448MW of PV with additional finance in place
May 16, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, Netherlands, Low Carbon, Roy Bedlow