The UK government has paved the way for utility-scale solar to once again compete in renewables auctions after it completed a dramatic policy U-turn.
Ex-energy minister Andrea Leadsom comes back to Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to succeed Greg Clark as energy secretary.
A trio of solar manufacturers have expressed strong confidence in the UK solar and storage markets as the country begins to realise post-subsidy opportunities.
Plans for the largest solar farm in Scotland have been approved, allowing Elgin Energy to construct what is expected to be a subsidy-free 20MW development on the north coast.
London-based Cubico Sustainable Investments has acquired a 50MW solar park from British Solar Renewables (BSR), one of the UK’s leading developers and operators of solar parks.
Solar Media, the publisher of PV Tech, has partnered with law firm Eversheds to launch an informal Brexit energy forum.
UK solar has continued to break domestic records after generation reached a new peak of delivering almost a quarter of electricity demand.