IEA: “Countries must triple renewable energy investment by 2030 to fight climate change”

In its flagship report, the IEA estimates nearly $4 trillion needs to be invested by 2030 to get the world on track for 1.5°C

Solar is in the British Army now!

Centrica has delivered what is claimed to be British Army’s first solar farm

London hospital sends CO2 emissions to ER

Vital Energi will deploy an energy solution at Northwick Park Hospital that promises annual savings of £1.9m

Audi and E.ON switch on ‘Europe’s largest’ solar rooftop system

The 12MW project is installed on the roofs of two logistics centres at the car manufacturer’s factory in Hungary

Businesses with net zero pledges ‘should be prioritised for government support’

The majority of businesses believe governmental funding should be primarily directed to the transport, logistics, manufacturing and construction sectors, according to a new survey

Solar market ‘significantly hit’ by coronavirus crisis

Between January and March, total corporate funding in the solar PV sector dropped by 31% compared with last year, according to a new report

Guest Blog: Haydn Young – Commercial energy efficiency and the elephant in the room

Saving energy and improving assets is a win-win for both tenant and a landlord. Yet making it happen can be difficult

Global solar sales to beat $151bn by 2024

The yearly revenue from global solar panel installations is expected to be more than $151 billion (£96.7bn) by 2024. That’s according to a new report which forecasts the cost of solar panels to fall and potentially replace other energy technologies. Roberto Rodriguez Labastida, Senior Research Analyst at Navigant Research, said: “The distributed solar PV generation market continues to transition […]

Brits get bright with solar panels

We’re getting smarter when it comes to greener sources of power in the UK. New government statistics out yesterday show more than 125,000 homes put solar photovoltaic (PV) panels on their rooftops last year. Around 700 megawatts (MW) of solar power was also installed on buildings and in ground-mounted solar farms because of the Feed in Tariff […]

Sharp’s Welsh solar factory running ‘nearly at full throttle’

Tech manufacturer Sharp says its Welsh solar panel factory is nearly running at full throttle. The plant in Wrexham, North Wales which makes photovoltaic (PV) panels is at “near full production” of 400MW. Announcing the news yesterday, the European firm touted this as evidence of its strong commitment to solar in Europe. Last September there […]