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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...

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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...

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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...

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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’...

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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...

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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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Solar Buyback Success in Torquay!

12 January 2017

Our solar buyback scheme may not have been around for long, but it’s already changing lives all across the country. When Scott Richford sold his solar panels to Lightsource...

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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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We're proud to present Sunplug, a brand new home solar proposition, in partnership with EDF Energy! https://t.co/WuCLObj9vB

18 April 2017

RT @EnvironmentTime: @BelfastAirport generate quarter energy from nearby solar teaming up with @LightsourceRE saving £100K 1st 10 months ht…

11 April 2017

RT @James_BG: . @LightsourceRE reckons its private wire solar farm has saved @BelfastAirport £100k in 10 months https://t.co/g1ZWweN2ic

07 April 2017

RT @ELNPri: £100k #energy savings land at @BelfastAirport: https://t.co/XSovkFifvd @LightsourceRE https://t.co/iX7hsGg4wT

07 April 2017

RT @Use_Technology: I liked a @YouTube video from @lightsourcere https://t.co/seA5wgT1aB Floating Solar - QEII Reservoir

06 April 2017

#dreamteam https://t.co/oAQCfFHKca

05 April 2017

RT @CarlSiegrist: #Solar and #EnergyStorage Veterans Team Up to Pursue ‘Dispatchable’ Utility-Scale PV Projects in the U.S. https://t.co/3a…

05 April 2017

RT @MurrayIRL: @LightsourceRE turn on the power at Northern Ireland's largest solar project https://t.co/PiwvPouriX https://t.co/wQa5HemgW5

27 March 2017

RT @carsonmcdowell: Well done to @LightsourceRE with their new solar farm underway, producing 32 MW of clean energy into the grid. https://…

27 March 2017

RT @CEPipeline: .@LightsourceRE connects 32 MW of Northern Irish solar, more in pipeline: https://t.co/QW64Zpht7f https://t.co/0rroLjaokz

27 March 2017

Another 32MW of solar just connected - the largest solar development in Northern Ireland! https://t.co/6cBSh7lwBR

27 March 2017

@Mi0VAX That site is indeed generating, it was connected last week! https://t.co/6cBSh7lwBR

27 March 2017

@rachiea @ScotRenew @BelfastAirport glad you noticed our infographic

21 March 2017

RT @rachiea: Nick Boyle @LightsourceRE @ScotRenew speaking at #SRAC17 about #solar - seeing this every week @BelfastAirport makes me smile…

21 March 2017

RT @ScotRenew: "We need to make sure that the energy mix is intelligently used", says Nick Boyle, @LightsourceRE #SRAC17 https://t.co/0WrRR…

21 March 2017

RT @CEPipeline: Nick Boyle says his company @LightsourceRE is targeting a 20% electricity discount for large energy users #SRAC17 https://t…

21 March 2017

We've just connected over 50 megawatts of solar across 14 different sites! https://t.co/d4ScKgweCc

20 March 2017

RT @Ilias_Energia: I'm sure @LightsourceRE can make it after the ROCs deadline too. They are leaders in UK's push towards #decentralised #e…

18 March 2017

RT @ScotRenew: .@LightsourceRE CEO Nick Boyle is a man with a vision. Hear him speak at #SRAC17 next week https://t.co/x4fWLBeg7w https://t…

17 March 2017

Join us on April 5th! https://t.co/wmisxyyboR

13 March 2017

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