BEIS ministers duck clean growth plan questions upon return to parliament

Ministers at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) have ducked a series of questions surrounding the supposedly imminent publication of its delayed clean growth plan.

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Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 shortlist spotlight – Ground-mount Solar PV

The Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 is now just three weeks away and the shortlisted entrants have all been publicised, and today we take a look at those projects shortlisted in the ground-mount solar PV category.

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Good Energy to start work on maiden battery storage project in coming months

Good Energy has said it aims to start work on its maiden commercial storage development in November this year.

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STA points to ‘obvious flaws’ in battery degradation study

The Solar Trade Association (STA) has refuted claims made in a recent report that a residential solar array in combination with an energy storage system was not “economically viable”, calling it flawed and lacking in detail.

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ROUND-UP: Veolia grows solar on landfill; Renesola 10MW sale; new CEO at Forrest

Veolia has received planning permission for a 70MW solar portfolio on landfill sites, with plans for many more; ReneSola has agreed to sell two ground-mounted PV projects to Greencoat Capital; and contractor Forrest has appointed Carillion’s MD as its new chief executive.

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Solar installers hit back at ‘cash grab’ fee increase from MCS

Solar installers have demanded a justification for the decision to more than double installation fees under the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), which has been branded a “cash grab” that fails to deliver any additional value to businesses.

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Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 shortlist spotlight – Finance Innovation

The Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 is now just a matter of weeks away and the shortlisted entrants have all been publicised.

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Less than a month to go until Solar & Storage Live

It’s now less than a month until the doors of Birmingham’s NEC open to visitors attending Solar & Storage Live, the UK’s flagship exhibition and conference for solar, storage and smart technology.

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Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 shortlist spotlight – Residential Rooftop PV Project

The Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 is now just a matter of weeks away and the shortlisted entrants have all been publicised.

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South Derbyshire Council approves 40MW ‘Energy Barn’ for Green Hedge

Green Hedge, a UK renewable energy developer that has diversified into battery energy storage systems, has had an application for a 40MW project approved by local authorities in Derbyshire.

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Still the UK’s largest solar and storage exhibition: download your preview now

Solar Media, the publisher of PV Tech, has published Solar & Storage Today, a special preview edition of daily newspapers to be distributed at the forthcoming Solar & Storage Live exhibition.

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