New battery storage and microgrid service launched

Younicos and modular power infrastructure provider Aggreko will combine solar, batteries and microgrids into a single contract

Chinese solar stocks slump as subsidies slashed

New projects have also been paused until further notice

Irish solar firm secures €3m of funding to commercialise new tech

It says a new manufacturing process can cut costs and make more efficient panels

New £540k Scottish hub to manage 5GW global renewable assets

It will oversee more than 175 renewable assets across the UK, Ireland, France and the US

Certain nations see solar tariffs drop by as much 50% in last two years

Bloomberg New Energy Finance says massive deflation rates were seen in Chile, Mexico, India and Saudi Arabia

New York State’s solar scheme hits 2,400 installations

The Solarize Initiative aims to support the state’s goal of sourcing half of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030

IEA: Only four out of 38 clean technologies on track to meet sustainability goals

Most technologies will not meet the climate, energy access and air pollution targets under its Sustainable Development Scenario

E.ON and Google bring rooftop solar tech to the UK

The one-year programme has been extended until the end of 2018

UK would need to cover 12% of land with solar panels to supply itself

A new study shows an area nearly the size of South Africa would be needed to power global electricity demand

Nissan’s solar and battery storage system hits UK market

The automotive and technology firm says the offering could save customers up to 66% on their energy bills