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Solar and storage pilot projects receive cut of £19 million funding

Two Local Net Zero Accelerator projects have received the bulk of £19 million funding from the UK government.

Battery Strategy pays ‘insufficient attention’ to BESS, says Solar Energy UK

Solar Energy UK has criticised the newly-released Battery Strategy for paying “insufficient attention” to opportunities presented by battery energy storage systems (BESS).

Foresight sees AUM increase to £12 billion as UK Energy Act eyed as a ‘market opportunity’

Sustainability-led investment manager Foresight Group has seen is assets under management (AUM) increase slightly to £12.2 billion for the six months ended 30 September 2023.

BP to take full ownership of Lightsource bp

Oil and gas giant bp has agreed to acquire the remaining 50.03% stake in utility-scale solar and battery developer, Lightsource bp.

Co-op signs 15-year Corporate PPA for Voltalia’s 34MW Eastgate solar farm

Co-op has signed a 15-year Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (CPPA) with Voltalia for the entire output of the 34MW Eastgate solar farm.

Centrica to agree solar-based PPA with Smart Architectural Aluminium

Energy company Centrica Business Solutions is set to agree a solar-based power purchase agreement (PPA) with Smart Architectural Aluminium.

MCS celebrates 4,000 certified contractors

The MCS achieved a major milestone in October 2023, with the organisation having certified its 4,000th contractor.

AIKO signs partnership with Segen to speed up clean energy development in the UK and Europe

To find out more about the partnership, Solar Power Portal spoke with James Galloway, European technical director of Segen, Marina Shi, head of AIKO UK, Ireland and Nordics, and Dr Christian Peter, managing director of Solarlab AIKO Europe.

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