Renewables ‘covered almost a third of French energy consumption’ in second quarter of 2020

The country’s total renewables capacity reached 54,7GW at the end of June, an increase of 2,4GW during the last 12 months, according to a report

New funding means solar-powered trains could soon be coming to a station near you…

Riding Sunbeams has landed its first commercial funding to power trains in South East England and the Valleys in South Wales with solar energy

Climate ER secures funding for 500MW of UK solar projects

The company says its projects will help to significantly contribute to a carbon-neutral UK

Floating solar plant as big as 45 football pitches begins construction in Singapore

The project will power national water agency PUB’s water treatment plants

US invests $20m to advance perovskite solar energy technologies

The funding aims to investigate how perovskite solar cells can have high performance and low production costs

Former coal-mining town in Spain will be home to ‘Europe’s largest’ green hydrogen plant

The green hydrogen will be used at an ammonia plant to manufacture green fertilizers

2019 saw the sharpest increase in global solar energy output ever recorded

A new study shows the energy generated by solar infrastructure increased by 115GW from 2018 to 2019, with more new capacity installed than in any previous year

The largest Italian photovoltaic park is connected to the grid

The 1.5 million m2 site is equivalent in size to 200 football pitches

‘More than 90% of UK non-domestic solar arrays are underperforming financially’

The most common issue of commercial solar underperformance is poor PV output, according to a new report

EU Bank offers €18m loan to Polish solar sector

The PV plants are expected to save 47,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year