Lightsource and BlackRock Announce £1bn Solar Acquisition Spree

Solar developer Lightsource has teamed up with asset manager BlackRock in a strategic partnership aimed at consolidating the secondary UK solar market through around £1bn of acquisitions over the next three years. The two companies yesterday revealed plans to acquire around 1GW of installed and operational UK solar power assets …

Big Business Calls on Government to Halt Solar Tax Hike

A group of major businesses, including retail giants Sainsbury’s, IKEA and Kingfisher, have called on Chancellor Philip Hammond to stop a planned rise in business rates for firms with solar installations. The businesses have joined senior politicians, energy executives and environmental charities in signing a letter protesting against the changes, …