BayWa r.e. appoints new UK lead to take up ‘tremendous opportunity’ in the UK

BayWa r.e. has appointed former RES managing director Gordon MacDougall to head up its UK projects business as the company eyes the developing market for subsidy-free projects.

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Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 shortlist spotlight – Residential Rooftop PV Project

The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a matter of weeks away and our respective shortlists have been made public.

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BEIS eyes renewables participation in the Capacity Market by 2019/20 in new review

Solar farms could be able to compete for contracts in the Capacity Market as early as winter 2019/20 if new government proposals, launched yesterday, are approved.

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Solar Power Portal launches small-scale renewable policy survey

Solar Power Portal is today canvassing the UK’s small-scale renewables sector to build its response to the government’s cliff-edge removal of support.

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Foresight Solar Fund lays claims to top UK-listed solar investor spot

Foresight Solar Fund (FSFL) has laid claim to the top spot among UK-listed solar investors having completed the acquisition of a 114MW portfolio.

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E.On throws weight behind UK solar as policy cliff edge looms

Major utility E.On has urged the UK government to encourage homeowners to take up solar PV and batteries in the midst of growing policy uncertainty.

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Lightsource BP expands private-wire solar footprint with new 6.42MW install

Lightsource BP has expanded its footprint in the private-wire solar space with the completion of a new project in Northern Ireland.

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Public voting OPEN for SPP’s ‘Best in Show’ Solar Design Award

The public voting for Solar Power Portal’s inaugural ‘Best in Show’ Solar Design Award, sponsored by myenergi, is now OPEN.

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Exclusive: Amazon plots UK commercial solar rooftop drive

Online retail giant Amazon is planning to install rooftop solar PV on at least three of its UK-based fulfilment centres, Solar Power Portal can reveal, with just under 3MW of commercial rooftop solar in the pipeline.

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HIES joins TrustMark to cement business standards aim

The Home Insulation & Energy Systems Contractors Scheme (HIES) has joined TrustMark as a scheme operator, reinforcing its consumer protection standards.

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Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 shortlist revealed

Solar Power Portal is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.

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