£500,000 Investment Energises Renewable Energy Community Groups

Thirty local renewable energy projects stretching from Cornwall to Cumbria are celebrating being the first recipients of the government’s Rural Community Energy Fund (RCEF) this year, with over £500,000 assigned to help develop bespoke projects across England.

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Conergy Acquires £200m of UK Solar Project Rights from Lumicity

British renewable energy developer Lumicity announced today that it has sold its portfolio with an an estimated build value of £200m of UK solar projects to Wirsol Solar UK, a subsidiary of the Conergy Group, one of the world’s largest downstream solar companies.

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Solar Frontier Provides 8.1 MWp System for UK Solar Power Station

Solar Frontier has announced that it will work with New Energy for the World (NEW) on an 8.1 MWp solar power station in Banwell, UK.

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The Sun Still Shines for INRG Solar

INRG Solar have completed another 5MW site in North Dorset to add to their expected build achievement for 2014/15 year target of in excess of 100MW.  

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First Solar and Belectric Connect 34.5MW to UK Grid

First Solar and BELECTRIC GmbH have announced the grid connection of three utility-scale power plants in the United Kingdom.

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PM Announces £400m Solar Agreement with MAP Environmental and ZN Shine Solar

Companies from all over the UK signed momentous deals securing long term trade between the UK and China, included a joint project between MAP Environmental Limited and ZN Shine Solar, one of the World’s leading suppliers of Solar Photovoltaic Panels.

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Martifer Solar to add 100MW of PV in the UK

Martifer Solar, a subsidiary of Martifer SGPS, has unveiled a new pipeline of 100 MW of solar PV projects in development in the United Kingdom.

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Bristol Zoo Installs Third Solarsense PV System

Bristol Zoo Gardens is celebrating the installation of a third solar PV system – helping to power the Zoo with clean renewable energy, cut its bills and reduce its carbon footprint.

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Yingli Green Energy Announces Trial Production of Metal-Wrap-Through Module

Yingli Solar has announced that it has begun trial production of monocrystalline silicon modules with N-type Metal-Wrap-Through ("N-MWT") technology, by adopting equipment provided by Formula E s.r.l. (Formula E), a leading supplier of photovoltaic technology and automated manufacturing lines.

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New Guidance To Turn Solar Farms Into Biodiversity Hotspots

Expert BRE National Solar Centre Guidance is launched today at Kew Gardens with The National Trust, RSPB, Plantlife, Bumblebee Conservation Trust, Eden Project, Buglife, Wychwood Biodiversity & Wiltshire Wildlife Trust

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