IKEA owner bags 49% stake in eight Russian solar farms

The total capacity of 160MW is forecast to provide enough electricity to power 17 IKEA stores in Russia

Bathers dive in solar powered London Fields Lido swimming pool

The solar scheme is set to cover the facility’s needs and any surplus energy will be sent back to the grid

Can hair waste make solar panels work better?

Researchers at Queensland University of Technology found that hair scraps can be used to improve the performance of perovskites solar cells

Troops to march on brighter days after first solar PV plant joins the Army

The project is part of a programme to increase renewable energy across the defence estate

NextEnergy completes two new subsidy-free solar farms

The Llanwern solar farm in Wales, with a total capacity of 75MW, is claimed to be the largest subsidy-free solar farm built in the UK

EDF’s new solar PV plant at French airport ready for takeoff

The 60MW project is predicted to save around 700,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide during its lifetime

‘Remarkable story of hope’: Global renewable capacity breaks new record in 2020

More than 260GW of renewable energy capacity added globally in 2020, according to IRENA’s new report

Can berries grow better under solar panels?

Almost 4,500 plants of redcurrants live under solar panels in a farm in the Netherlands

Amber nectar down under for solar fans!

Aussie homeowners who generate extra solar energy will be rewarded with beers

Is industry heading toward the big solar boom?

A new report predicts solar PV installations are set to soar by 27% year-on-year in 2021