Buckinghamshire business park plans subsidy-free solar project

It will have a capacity of more than 15MW, with provision for adding battery storage at a later date

UK’s ‘first subsidy-free wind project’ reaches financial close

Construction is due to start shortly and the site will be commissioned early next year

Subsidy-free Spanish wind projects secure €50m

The European Investment Bank is providing the financing and an additional €120 million (£104m) will come from the private sector

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

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

Anesco opens UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm

  Clean energy firm Anesco has officially opened the first subsidy-free solar farm in the UK. Claire Perry MP, the Minister for Climate Change and Industry, unveiled the 10MW Clayhill facility near Flitwick, Bedfordshire, which also features 6MW of battery storage capabilities to help balance the power grid. Its developers told ELN the clean power […]

Good Energy plans UK’s first subsidy-free wind farm

Independent power supplier Good Energy has unveiled plans for the first wind farm in the UK to operate without government subsidy. The community-owned wind farm in Cornwall would include 11 turbines and have a total capacity of 38.5MW. That would generate enough electricity to power around 22,000 homes, the supplier states. Last year the government […]