Premier Inn checks in solar panels to 70 more sites

The new installations will have a total capacity of more than 1.6MW

Natural gas to overtake renewables in US power capacity additions

If that happens, it will be the first year since 2013 in which renewables did not make up a majority of added capacity

Mongolia’s largest solar plant lent €31.6m

It will be located 450km to the south east of Ulaanbaatar in the Gobi Desert

Global renewable energy industry supports 10.3m jobs

The solar sector remains the largest employer of all renewable technologies, accounting for nearly 3.4 million jobs

India gets ‘first’ industrial microgrid with battery storage

It is located at ABB’s Vadodora manufacturing facility in the state of Gujarat

India’s ‘first’ solar-wind hybrid project goes live

A solar farm has been added to an existing wind site in the state of Karnataka

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