South Western Railway to host trackside solar pilot project

The scheme aims to find a way to channel power directly from panels into the rail network

New solar portfolio ‘to cut Poland’s carbon footprint by 306,000 tonnes’

Sun Investment Group says it plans to deploy 600MW of new solar capacity across the country

Lightsource BP launches hunt for UK’s shiniest grass… but why?

Hint: It’s got something to do with double-sided solar panels…

A range of new solar projects have been installed in… Fortnite!

The hugely-popular ‘Battle Royale’ online video game has added the renewable energy power plants to its map as part of a series of points-based challenges

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E.ON to supply all customers with 100% renewable power

The change means more than 3.3 million homes will be provided with electricity from solar, wind and biomass plants at no extra cost

Doncaster Sheffield Airport’s latest arrival is a £2m solar farm

The airport claims the 1.7MW facility will reduce its carbon emissions by around 220 tonnes every year

UK’s largest solar farm ‘could cover area of 900 football pitches’

The Sunnica Energy Farm has been proposed for construction on the border between West Suffolk and Cambridgeshire

Solar farms ‘generate wide range of benefits for local ecosystems’

The Solar Trade Association says well-designed and well-managed solar farms frequently deliver broad benefits for biodiversity and sustainable agriculture across the UK

‘Avian incident’ knocks 84% of US solar farm off the grid

Only 40MW of Clearway Energy’s 250MW California Valley Solar Ranch remained operational after a bird caused a fire

Wind and solar ‘could make up half of global grid by 2050’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests the falling costs of wind, solar and battery technologies will help keep global temperatures from rising more than 2°C by 2030