UK investment firm buys solar projects for £6m

UK investment firm Bluefield Solar Income has bought three solar assets for a total of £5.95 million. These include Bluefield EIS Solar (463KW), Bluefield Kite (874KW) and Bluefield Peregrine (430KW) which in total are made up of 28 solar plants. They have been in operation for more than three years. The Solar EIS Plant is a […]

China steals Germany’s solar crown

Germany has lost its crown as the world’s biggest solar market to China, claims a new report by Chinese solar firm Hanergy and the China New Energy Chamber of Commerce. China’s market leapt 232% to become the largest market, getting 12 gigawatts’ worth of photovoltaic panels in 2013, claims the report. Meanwhile Germany’s newly installed […]

Japan forecast to install $20bn worth of PV systems

Japan could install $20 billion (£13.15bn) worth of solar systems and could become the “world’s largest” PV market in terms of revenue this year. New research by analysts at IHS revealed a total of 1.5GW worth of solar systems were installed in the first quarter of this year, up from 0.4GW the same time last […]

Samsung chooses Brit firm to drive its UK solar market

A small British energy firm has signed a deal with Samsung to help drive the electronics giant’s UK solar market. Sundog Energy, which is based in Cumbria, says it will be the first to sell the Korean firm’s 250W solar panels in its wholesale division. Sarah Lennie, Head of Sundog Wholesale said the new panels “meet rising […]