£100k energy savings land at Belfast Airport

Belfast International Airport is flying high as it has saved more than £100,000 on energy. The savings were made after 10 months of operation of a solar power plant at Crookedstone Road. It is buying clean electricity from the 4.83MW plant through a 25-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Lightsource Renewable Energy. The project is […]

Energy Live Next with Nick Boyle at EL2016

  Missed the Energy Live Next sessions at EL2016? Watch Nick Boyle, CEO of Lightsource Renewable Energy tell his story about how he got into the industry and inspire the next generation of young professionals.

Solar energy giant to install 3GW in India

Lightsource Renewable Energy has announced it will install 3GW of solar capacity in India. The firm, in partnership with Indian companies, will develop different solar projects as part of a £2 billion investment in the next five years. It claims they will create more than 600 jobs in India and the UK. Lightsource’s CEO, Nick […]

Go-ahead for £6m solar farm in NI

A £6 million large-scale solar farm in Northern Ireland has been given the green light. Northern Ireland’s Environment Minister Mark Durkan announced planning approval for the project in Crumlin, which will have a total installed capacity of 6.5MW. The proposed development by Lightsource Renewable Energy is expected to generate enough electricity to power more than […]

Bentley installs ‘UK’s largest’ rooftop solar system

Car manufacturer Bentley is upping its green credentials and installing what it claims is the largest roof mounted solar system in the UK. The 5MW project will include 20,000 solar panels and cover 2.45 hectares of roof space at Bentley Motor’s factory in Crewe (pictured). It is expected to generate up to 40% of Bentley’s […]