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Lightsource and BlackRock Seal £1bn UK Partnership

25 July 2017

London, 25 July 2017 – Lightsource and BlackRock Real Assets have entered in to a strategic partnership which is targeting the acquisition and ownership of UK solar power generation assets with...


Politics and Planning Decisions – An Uneasy Marriage

15 May 2017

Article posted on LinkedIn by Penny Laurenson, Head of Planning at Lightsource. “What the hell is that? Who is allowing these ugly things?” I heard from behind me as...


BBC Weather World Features Crookedstone Solar Farm

02 May 2017

Our 5MW solar farm at Crookedstone Road, Belfast, has been featured on the BBC’s Weather World program, for it’s role in providing Belfast International Airport with clean, renewable solar...


North American leadership team appointed to drive expansion into U.S energy market

06 April 2017

Lightsource Renewable Energy has announced its North American management team that will lead its expansion into the U.S. energy market. The San Francisco-based team of CEO Tim Derrick, COO...


Turning On N.Ireland’s Largest Solar Project!

27 March 2017

We’re pleased to announce the commissioning of a major solar development in Antrim, delivering over 32 MW of clean, renewable energy into the Northern Irish energy grid. This is...


14 New Sites Connected Ahead of March ROC Deadline

20 March 2017

We’ve connected 14 new UK sites, well ahead of the 1.2 Renewable Obligations Certificate (ROC) March 31st deadline. Totalling more than 50 Megawatts, the new sites are located across...


New CSO Joins Lightsource Senior Management Team

10 March 2017

We are pleased to announce the appointment of James Brooks as Chief Strategy Officer, a member of the executive leadership team and board of the company. After 18 years’...


Lightsource Appoints New Irish Manager

02 March 2017

Lightsource Renewable Energy, Europe’s leading solar energy company, has announced the appointment of Barry Wadding as Business Development Manager for the Republic of Ireland. As Business Development Manager, Barry...


469 Residential Solar Installations Acquired!

23 February 2017

Lightsource Renewable Energy, Europe’s leading solar energy company, has completed the purchase of a 1.32MWp portfolio of residential solar installations through its acquisition team. The portfolio is comprised of...


Lightsource – A Challenger of 2017!

01 February 2017

Lightsource Renewable Energy has been named as one to watch in 2017 by The Challenger Project, citing our potential to change the criteria of renewables and upend the status...


Corporate Solar Buyback Success Story

20 January 2017

When Accrington-based textile manufacturing firm Lantex installed their 14.4KWp solar PV system in September 2010, they considered it to be a long-term investment in securing lower electricity bills and...


365MW Third Party Operation & Maintenance and Asset Management Portfolio Deal Secured

16 January 2017

Lightsource Renewable Energy, Europe’s leading solar energy company, has partnered Vortex, a European renewable energy platform managed by EFG Hermes Private Equity arm, on the acquisition of one of...


RT @SolariseLife: Reasons to be hopeful: new #Solarise blog reflecting on recent positive news stories. #UK #Solar #RenewableEnergy https:…

08 August 2017

RT @ChallengerProj: As the possibility of a real tip to solar beckons .@LightsourceRE could be the challenger we've been waiting for > http…

08 August 2017

RT @tradegovukIND: In last 5yrs, UK has invested nearly £57bn in #renewables. #Indian cos can connect with #UK suppliers in this sector htt…

31 July 2017

Lightsource and BlackRock Real Assets target a £1 billion UK solar partnership!

25 July 2017

Interesting piece on the cost of renewables in Aus, featuring Conor McGuigan of Lightsource!

21 July 2017

RT @CreativeMPC: #ThrowbackThursday to when we photographed @LightsourceRE Solar Independence Day #SolarEnergy #gre…

20 July 2017

Making solar just a little bit sweeter...

13 July 2017

So excited to have been shortlisted in two categories!

13 July 2017

RT @nievowners: Not best weather to visit a solar farm, but still an interesting evening. Many thanks @LightsourceRE Report coming soon #so…

05 July 2017

RT @SCF_News: Emerging Solar and Storage plus Economics panel at #GridEdgeWorldForum @LightsourceRE @silverspringnet @greentechmedia https:…

03 July 2017

Congratulations to our Legal Team, shortlisted at The Lawyer Awards last night!

29 June 2017

@Miss_K_sadist @victoria If you DM us the specific location, time and date, and the van's license plate if you have…

26 June 2017

RT @ACORE: It's completely inevitable that the #grid will adapt to integrate new technologies and solutions - Nick Boyle @LightsourceRE #RE…

23 June 2017

Our floating solar farm on the QE2 Reservoir has been operating for one whole year!

23 June 2017

RT @ACORE: .@ACORE @SiemensGamesa @LightsourceRE @JinkoSolarCoLtd & Lincoln Clean Energy CEOs discuss #RE project development and financing…

21 June 2017

RT @PitchfordEstate: Pleased with the floristic margins by Pitchford #solar farm and #holidaycottages @LightsourceRE @GreenTourismUK https…

14 June 2017

RT @southcoastair: #solarfarm in #Bexhill #Catsfield #renewableenergy use our #aerialphotography to show your #business from a dramatic ne…

06 June 2017

RT @JH_Ambrose: EDF Energy's team-up with solar developer Lightsource launches today - first reported here in April:…

03 June 2017

Find out more about Sunplug, our smart home solar initiative with EDF Energy!

02 June 2017

Take a look at our CEO's latest blog post for Energy Live News:

01 June 2017

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