The UK government must issue firmer, more ambitious decarbonisation policies as a “matter of urgency” if it is to meet its fourth and fifth carbon budgets.
BP has said the Lightsource solar business it acquired a 43% stake in last week would be “massively complementary” to its existing alternative energy division.
Digitalisation in solar and across the wider European energy market could create “vast” market opportunities and entirely new business models, a new report has found.
Budget 2017: Government unveils EV funding bonanza, confirms no new low carbon levies
UK renewables provided nearly one-third of total electricity generation in Q2, setting a new record.
The UK experienced the greenest summer ever according to National Grid, which has released figures showing that over half of the electricity generated over the period was from low carbon sources.
Drax Power has hit back at a report which questioned the economic case for biomass, insisting the technology was the “only reliable, flexible” renewable that can be deployed at scale in the UK.
With the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 is now just a matter of weeks away, we take a closer look at the Energy Efficiency and Corporate Social Responsibility Programme shortlist.
Dale Vince has said his company’s interest in obtaining seats on the board of rival Good Energy is down in part to ‘unjustifiable’ contracts exchanged between the supplier’s chief executive Juliet Davenport and her husband.
UK Power Networks is collaborating on a smart grid project with National Grid which it says will mark a “significant step” towards it becoming a Distribution Systems Operator (DSO).
Over £3 million in European funds has been awarded to low carbon travel projects in Scotland, including a transport hub in Perth which will deliver a solar canopy and battery storage with electric vehicle charging stations.
The UK’s solar industry installed nearly 640MW of solar throughout Q1 2017, edging the technology’s UK-based capacity nearer 13GW.
Liam Stoker takes a look at recent reports of record solar generation in the UK amidst more concerning stories of grid constraints causing the technology to be switched off for long periods of time this summer.
The Liberal Democrats have pledged to financially support cutting-edge grid and storage technologies as part of a comprehensive clean energy plan in its manifesto.
E.ON has formed a partnership with online giant Google to help it conquer the European solar market.
Transmission system demand on Saturday afternoon dipped below overnight demand for the first time in the UK’s history, with increased solar generation the root cause.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2017 are now open, and once again this year we will hand out one of the most prestigious awards of the evening, the outstanding achievement award.
Heathrow airport is to be powered completely by renewable-sourced electricity from next month as the airport aims to become recognised as zero carbon infrastructure.
International brewer Carlsberg has recorded a 6% fall in energy consumption while also boosting the amount of renewable energy certificates it purchases.
London’s deputy mayor for the environment Shirley Rodrigues has said that the mayor’s flagship energy scheme ‘Energy for Londoners’ is to go live by April.
Furniture giant IKEA has teased that it could move into the energy supply business within the next three years.
In his latest blog on energy services companies, Stephen Cirell analyses all the options open to local authorities.
Solar PV panels could be installed on flat areas of the roof of Buckingham Palace as part of a £369 million refit of the iconic London building.
Yesterday Good Energy formally launched Selectricity, the peer-to-peer renewable energy matching service it developed with Open Utility. David Brooks, managing director of Good Energy’s supply business, speaks to Clean Energy News about the company's ambitious future plans for it.
Bournemouth University has installed a 95kWp solar system atop its new £22 million academic ‘Fusion Building’, which will provide it with more than 100,000kWh of electricity each year.
Walmart, the US owner of UK supermarket chain ASDA, has committed to derive 50% of the group’s energy demand from renewable sources by 2025.
Solar has proven to be a particularly popular technology among the 26 winners of this year’s M&S Energy Community Energy Fund, which will share a pot of £350,000.
Local authority expert Stephen Cirell delves into the increase in rateable values attached to rooftop solar and discusses the system behind them, and what it means for local authorities.
The University of the West of England (UWE) has announced plans to bolster its rooftop solar installation and combine it with a CHP plant to reduce its exposure to peak-time pricing.
Kingspan has said that rooftop solar remains “cost viable” for its manufacturing facilities despite substantial cuts to the feed-in tariff (FiT).