Foresight puts further storage projects in its crosshairs

Foresight Group has more UK battery storage projects firmly its crosshairs and could branch out into both C&I and co-located projects in the near future.

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Engie chief lauds ‘prominent’ role for solar in future energy systems

Solar is set to play a prominent role in future energy systems, according to the chief executive of French power company Engie.

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UK solar market resurgent as attentions turn to post-subsidy business models

The UK solar market is beginning to defy difficult conditions as developers emerge with new, post-subsidy models.

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NESF adds £126.5 million to acquisition fund via oversubscribed placing

NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has bolstered its chequebook by raising £126.5 million from a share placing that was significantly oversubscribed.

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Foresight enters battery storage fray with 35MW project purchase

Foresight Group has sealed its maiden battery storage purchase, acquiring the 35MW RES-built Port of Tyne project.

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First Green Deal loans issued as new scheme is ‘soft launched’

Green deal providers are processing loans for the first in nearly two years after the Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) kicked into gear once again.

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Mongoose launches own crowdfunding platform to boost community renewables

Mongoose Energy has launched its own crowdfunding platform – dubbed Mongoose Crowd – to cater for a growing number of investors eyeing community renewables opportunities.

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Greencoat targets European renewables with £219 million IPO

UK solar and wind asset owner Greencoat Renewables is eying an IPO to raise as much as €250 million (£218.8 million) to pursue additional wind and solar projects across Europe.

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NESF plots spending spree with up to 600MW in its sights

NextEnergy Solar Fund is plotting a huge UK solar spending spree with as much as 600MW of capacity in its sights.

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National Grid teases huge reforms to grid balancing services market

National Grid has published a new consultation on its system needs and product strategy which paves the way for a number of new services tenders to be made available from next year.

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Solarcentury’s international growth recognised in Sunday Times International Track 200

Industry stalwart Solarcentury has paid testament to its international growth strategy after ranking amongst Britain’s fastest growing companies overseas.

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