US solar power soars, chases wind and beats hydropower

In July, solar contributed 67.2% of new generation capacity, reaching a total share of 7.12%, according to a report

Own UK solar farms: Public share offers now available

A collaboration of five UK community energy groups has initiated share offers to fund the transfer of seven operational solar farms into community ownership

Record-breaking weekend: Renewables power 67% of UK electricity

An estimated 67% of the UK’s electricity was generated from renewable energy sources, with wind power taking the lead at 54.9% on Saturday and 50.6% on Sunday

UK solar farms provide haven for wildlife, reveals national survey

Solar farms can support declining species and enhance pollinator populations, according to a report by Solar Energy UK

Major UK solar farm portfolio put up for sale following Toucan’s collapse

The firm owes more than £690 million to Thurrock Council in Essex

EDF starts operating first solar farms in Ireland

With a combined capacity of 17MW, the three facilities will have enough power for 6,000 homes

bp reportedly considers buying control of solar power JV Lightsource bp

bp currently retains a 43% stake in the company

Sun power shines brightly in German energy market

Lightsource bp plans to enter Germany’s market, bringing the company’s European footprint to ten countries

New Business Secretary given power to cap income from renewables

Energy companies had previously opposed certain clauses of the new Energy Prices Bill

Octopus says “buongiorno” to Italian generation market

The company has set a target to create 1.1GW of renewable energy capacity in Italy by 2025