UK councils light up with subsidy-free and ‘smart’ solar

The top 10 local authorities have invested around £80 million in solar projects

Sun shines on solar in Senegal

Two projects will have a total capacity of 60MW and are part of the Scaling Solar initiative

British Solar Renewables and Mongoose Energy ink community solar deal

The five-year agreement is said to be the first of its kind and will include a total capacity of 50MW

World invested more in solar power than fossil fuels in 2017

A record 98GW of new solar capacity was installed last year compared to 70GW of fossil fuel generation

Google buys more green energy than it uses

The company said it “matched” its electricity use with renewables purchased globally

Energy firm secures $600k for off-grid solar in Pakistan

Around 40 million people are said to have no access to grid electricity in the country

Guest Blog: Nick Boyle – Solar and Storage – So Close We Can Almost Taste It

The CEO of Lightsource says while solar and storage won’t be a good fit for every single site, it is a viable solution for some businesses

EU banks on Indian renewables with €150m loan

The projects, which include solar and wind power, are expected to benefit more than 1.1 million homes in the country

New York completes largest community solar project

It will support the state’s target of generating half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030

Vattenfall to invest €100m in large-scale solar projects

Vattenfall is to invest €100 million (£89m) in developing large-scale solar power plants over the next two years. The plan is part of the company’s aim to become fossil-free within a generation. It recently confirmed investment decisions for three large-scale solar projects at existing plants in Velsen, Hemweg and Eemshaven in the Netherlands, which have […]