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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Forbes Features Our Chief Legal Officer

12 January 2017

Following her recognition by the Legal 500 Awards as the environmental in-house individual of the year, 2016, Dr Ece Gürsoy, our Chief Legal Officer, has been featured on the cover...

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Pre-Commencement Conditions: Are you on the LPAs Naughty list this year?

15 December 2016

It’s that time of the year again – no not Christmas party season, although the fairy lights, tinsel and champagne are definitely in place – but solar farm building...

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£600m Solar Buyback Scheme

09 December 2016

Lightsource Renewable Energy has revealed it is looking to invest up to £600m over the next five years in buying solar assets from households and businesses, as it looks...

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Energy and Mines World Congress, Toronto, Sponsored by Lightsource

06 December 2016

The Energy and Mines World Congress was held last month (21st-22nd November) in Toronto, Canada. The event, sponsored by Lightsource, brought together mining companies looking to delve into renewable...

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CCTV-America Talks About EU Tariffs

02 December 2016

Lightsource, along with more than 400 other European solar energy firms, has called for the European Union to immediately scrap their minimum pricing trade measures against China. The EU’s minimum...

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Airport Operators Association Awards Lightsource Best Environmental Initiative!

22 November 2016

Our Crookedstone solar farm, which powers Belfast International Airport, scooped the award for Best Environmental Initiative at the Airport Operators Association awards last night. In order to win, Lightsource...

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Solarplaza, NL, Name QE2 Floating Solar Array 3rd Largest in the World!

18 November 2016

In March 2016, Lightsource installed Europe’s largest ever solar PV system on a deep body of water. With a surface area of 57,000 square meters, and containing 23,046 solar...

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Global Broadcaster PowerToday Feature Lightsource’s Indian Development!

18 November 2016

Don’t miss Power Today for Thursday, November 17th. UK’s Shadow Minister for International Climate Change, believes Brexit will cause the country’s energy sector to experience several years of uncertainty....

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