Liam Stoker reflects on last week’s record low clearing prices for offshore wind in the UK’s Contracts for Difference auction, and discusses what they might mean for the country’s reigniting solar market.
Plans for Little Crow Solar Farm in the UK have edged closer this week on the back of developer INRG revising upwards the site’s planned capacity.
Prolific solar developer Lightsource BP is to deploy more than 300MW of utility-scale solar farms backed by power purchase agreements in the UK.
HSBC UK Pensions Scheme is to invest £250 million (US$329.9 million) in UK solar and wind farms under a new agreement with renewables investor Greencoat Capital.
British developer Solarcentury has sold an 80% stake in the 300MW Talayuela project in Spain.
The French independent power producer (IPP) REDEN Solar has refinanced the bulk of its domestic assets raising €270 million (US$312 million) in the process.
Shell Energy Europe has signed an initial five year power purchase agreement (PPA) with British Solar Renewables (BSR) to take power generated at England’s largest solar farm at RAF Lyneham.
A solar developer in the UK has revealed it is planning a 120MW solar array in the north of the country, the second such major project announced in recent months.
London-headquartered investment firm Foresight Group has started construction of an unsubsidised solar project in the municipality of Las Torres de Cotillas, Murcia region, south east of Spain.
Solar EPC Wirsol Energy has acquired development rights for two UK-based, subsidy-free solar farms that it intends to develop in Q1 2018.