Harworth And RES Gain Approval For Solar Farm In Derbyshire

Harworth Estates, and RES, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, have secured planning consent for the installation of a 7.5MW solar farm in Derbyshire.

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Octopus and Lightsource Secure £76 Million Refinancing For Solar Portfolio

Octopus Investments and Lightsource Renewable Energy have closed the project refinancing of a portfolio of solar farms managed by Octopus, with a total installed capacity of 76.4 megawatts (MW). Barclays provided the £76m term facility.

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SunEdison Offers New Solar Energy Saving Plan To UK Homeowners

SunEdison, Inc. the world's largest renewable energy development company, has announced the launch of the new SunEdison Energy Saver Plan, a way for UK homeowners to potentially save up to 15 percent on their electricity bill with zero upfront cost.

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WIRSOL Energy Sells Two Solar Parks To Bluefield Solar Income Fund

WIRSOL Energy Ltd has announced that it has concluded the sale of two solar parks to Bluefield Solar Income Fund Ltd, the two solar parks total 42MW.

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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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