Solar ‘fundamentals’ behind BP’s decision to reinvest

(REPOST: PV Tech)BP has announced that it is to pay US$200 million for a 43% stake in prolific UK solar developer Lightsource to establish a new partnership.

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‘Hybrid power plant’ enabled for 65% renewable energy island Graciosa

(REPOST: Energy Storage News)A “hybrid power plant”, controlling the grid for an entire island and its inhabitants, will be created with the addition of a management and control platform from energy...

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Solar deployment just over half BEIS expectations as FiT enters final straight

(REPOST:Solar Power Portal)Last Friday Ofgem released its most recent FiT deployment statistics, revealing how much solar had been installed during Q4 2017 – the eighth quarterly deployment period...

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Solar and wind power development have lowest climate impact

(REPOST: PV-tech)A comprehensive new study conducted by an international team of scientists and published in the journal Nature Energy sheds light on the various low-carbon technologies and how they...

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WEC Energy Group to replace Wisconsin coal plant with 350MW of solar

(REPOST:PVTech)Milwaukee-based WEC Energy Group, the parent company of Wisconsin utility We Energies, will shut down the 1,190MW coal-fired Pleasant Prairie facility and replace it with a 350MW PV...

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Solar homes to be able to trade energy across Northern Powergrid network under new project

(REPOST: Solar Power Portal)The distribution network operator (DNO) unveiled the three year project in London this morning (28 November) which will result in a Customer-Led Distribution System.

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First solar homes go on sale in £125 million leeds eco village

(REPOST: Solar Power Portal)The first of more than 500 solar-powered homes built by sustainable development specialist Citu have gone up for sale within Leeds’ Climate Innovation District.

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