100MW of PV Projects at risk as March ROC Deadline Looms

According to research from business rescue specialist McTear Williams & Wood, PV promoters have been aiming to connect around a gigawatt of new solar farms before 31 March 2015 but up to 10% of these could be at risk as developers struggle to complete projects in time. 

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Lark Energy Sets Up New Commercial Rooftop Business

Lark Energy has set up a new company to focus on its commercial solar activities.  Lark Energy Commercial will build on the parent company’s significant experience in the commercial, agricultural and public sectors. 

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Magnetar Solar (UK) Purchases Solar Farm Portfolio from Solarcentury

Solarcentury today announced that Magnetar Solar (UK) Ltd has purchased Solarcentury’s 71MWp pipeline of solar PV projects, and has selected Solarcentury to build an additional 40MWp of projects for Magnetar Solar.

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BayWa r.e. Buy Out Metgen Ltd

BayWa r.e. has announced the buyout of Hampshire based solar PV wholesaler Metgen Ltd. The technically strong, and customer focused Metgen have chosen BayWa r.e. as a natural successor to continue it’s operations.

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RES’ First UK Solar Farm Starts to Export Electricity to Grid

RES has started 2015 by celebrating the completion of its first solar farm in the UK. Four Burrows Solar Farm near Truro, Cornwall, became fully operational on Monday 12 January following a six month construction period with EPC contractor Oskomera, culminating in the successful commissioning of the project.

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Canadian Solar Acquires Solar Power Projects Totaling 46 MW

Canadian Solar Inc. one of the world's largest solar power companies, today announced that it has acquired six solar power projects totaling 46 MW in the United Kingdom.

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BELECTRIC Applies Solar Energy to Grid Stabilization

BELECTRIC UK is collaborating in a project led by National Grid plc to demonstrate how solar photovoltaic (PV) and other renewable energy operators can help stabilize the frequency and voltage of distribution networks and so reduce the grid’s reliance on spinning reserve.

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SunEdison and TerraForm Power Secure Financing To Build 85.2 Megawatts of Solar In The UK

SunEdison and TerraForm Power, Inc. have announced that they have secured financing to build five large-scale solar farms in the UK which will generate 85.2 megawatts of electricity, enough to power more than 26,000 homes.

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SunEdison and TerraForm Power to Build 85.2MW of Solar Farms in the UK

SunEdison, Inc.  and TerraForm Power, Inc. have announced that they have secured financing to build five large-scale solar farms in the UK which will generate 85.2 megawatts of electricity, enough to power more than 26,000 homes.

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Organic Photovoltaics Developer Receives £1m Of Investment

Eight19, the leading developer of low cost organic photovoltaics (OPV) technology capable of delivering flexible and light-weight solar panels in high volume, is pleased to announce it has received a further £1m of investment.

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