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UK solar trade team rebrands
Solar Trade Association is rebranding at Solar Energy UK as well as will additionally incorporate power storage right into its remit. " The association has
Jan 18, 2021 // Storage, UK, Walburga Hemetsberger, Europe, Chris Hewett, Solar Energy UK
UK installs 545MW solar in 2020
2020 the UK mounted 545MW of brand-new solar photovoltaic or pv capability, according to evaluation by Solar Energy UK, a 27% year-on-year boost
Jan 21, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, Chris Hewett
UK battery industrialisation centre opens doors
₤ 130m UK battery production growth facility in Coventry, in the UK, will quickly be operational. The openly financed 18,500 square metre UK
Nov 6, 2020 // Storage, UK, Europe, UKBIC, Jeff Pratt
NextEnergy finishes UK solar dual
Capital has completed building of two subsidy-free solar farms in the UK totalling 115MW. Llanwern, located in Newport, Wales, has a mounted ability
Apr 1, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, nextenergy capital
Eelpower JV to increase UK battery storage space
has signed a JV with SUSI Partners to accelerate the rollout of the UK power portfolio. Under the agreement, Eelpower as well as SUSI will certainly
Jan 25, 2021 // Storage, UK, Europe, Eelpower, Mark Simon
UK House of Lords seeks battery inputs
and call concentrates on the role of battery and fuel cell technologies in the UK's passion to reach net-zero greenhouse gas discharges by 2050. The board is
Mar 5, 2021 // Storage, UK, Europe, Lord Patel
Zenobe to create 100MW UK battery
Energy is to create a 100MW grid battery in the UK, which will be the largest in Europe when developed. The energy storage space plant, to be situated in
Apr 6, 2021 // Storage, UK, Europe, Zenobe Energy, James Basden
Bluefield Solar gets 70MW UK PV park
UK-focused revenue fund Bluefield Solar has obtained the operational 70MW Bradenstoke solar farm for ₤ 89m (EUR99m). The business will certainly obtain the economic benefit of all cash flows from the plant from 1 April 2020, it claimed. The plant, which covers an 86-hectare site on a former RAF airbase in Wiltshire, has actually been operational given that March 2015. It is accredited under the Renewable Obligation Certificate (ROC) routine with a tariff of 1.4 ROCs. Bluefield claimed the acquisition has been financed utilizing its revolving credit center, which, in addition to being included September 2022-- with an alternative to encompass September 2023-- has likewise been boosted, through an accordion system, to ₤ 100m. Complying with the purchase, the company's overall arrearage has actually boosted to ₤ 370.4 m and also the complete installed capacity of its portfolio has expanded to 612MW. The projects consist of UK solar possessions with high degrees of government backed earnings streams paid in sterling, Bluefield said. Bluefield Solar chairman John Rennocks stated: "Following the top quality 64MW portfolio of ROC approved UK solar possessions that we acquired in August 2020, the acquisition of Bradenstoke is additional proof of our capability to source appealing possessions with high degrees of regulated profits. " This procurement is promptly accretive to incomes and also additional underpins our forecasted outcomes and also returns for the existing fiscal year ending in June 2021 as well as beyond. " The board as well as our investment adviser continue to thoroughly assess a strong pipeline of opportunities throughout both main as well as secondary markets."
Jan 11, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, John Rennocks, solar farm, Bluefield Solar
UK post-subsidy solar pipeline swells to 5GW
UK’s post-subsidy large-scale solar pipeline has swelled to more than 5GW after a flurry of activity in the first half of 2019.  More than 60
Aug 12, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, post-subsidy solar, ground-mount, PERC panels, multi panels
EDF launches significant UK solar-plus-storage crossbreed hunt
plans to bring forward at least 1GW of subsidy-free solar farms in the UK, most of which are to be established utilizing trackers and also bifacial
Jun 30, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Storage, UK, EDF, hybrid, Europe, solar-plus-storage, subsidy-free solar, macquarie, Green Investment Group, colocation
European Energy agrees UK solar collaboration
with North Yorkshire renewable resource firm Norstar to deliver a portfolio of UK solar PV projects. European Energy stated the collaboration would certainly
Dec 3, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, UK, Europe, Norstar, Rufus Salter, Daniel Badcock
EDF Renewables wins authorization for 50MW UK solar
given for EDF Renewables' 50MW Sutton Bridge solar photovoltaic project in the UK. South Holland District Council has allowed for the project to go ahead after
Mar 11, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, EDF Renewables, Ben Fawcett
Lightrock Power unveils 49MW UK solar play
UK solar programmer Lightrock Power has taken the covers off the 49MW Leeming solar between Leeming Bar and Scruton, in the north of England. A number of environmental as well as feasibility researches have been carried out as well as Lightrock is now speaking with local individuals in the north Yorkshire area concerning the proposition ahead of sending a planning application in the springtime. The project might provide adequate electrical power to power the equivalent of 15,000 homes or fee 19,000 electric automobiles annually, stated the firm. There are also prepares to improve biodiversity on site by installing bird and bat boxes and enhancing regional vegetation utilizing native seed mix to bring in and other pests, it added. Supervisor Chris Sowerbutts claimed: "This is an outstanding site for solar; it gets great deals of sunshine, is well evaluated, as well as has excellent gain access to. " We're additionally truly delighted that we can attach on site to the local power network, indicating minimal disruption to the regional community. The Leeming Solar Farm will certainly aid the UK satisfy its 2050 net zero targets."
Jan 11, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, UK, Europe, PV Power Plant, Lightrock Power, Chris Sowerbutts
Statkraft introduces 125.5 MWp of brand-new UK solar websites
certainly consist of a 55MW battery, according to Statkraft. Chris Banks, UK business development supervisor, claimed the company was delighted regarding
Mar 25, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, Statkraft, solar farm, Chris Banks
ReneSola Power and Innova to develop utility-scale projects in UK
partnership agreement with Innova to create utility-scale projects in the UK. Innova buys renewable resource properties as well as focuses on
Nov 20, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, Josef Kastner, ReneSola Power, Innova, Robin Dummett