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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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£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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@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

RT @Solar___Power: The World Doubled Its #Solar Power Capacity in 2016 https://t.co/vEondLq6w6 https://t.co/vPGortB0ff

10 March 2017

Announcing our new Chief Strategy Officer, James Brooks! https://t.co/34gKWHDwLR

10 March 2017

@RTPIPlanners we are proud to be shortlisted

08 March 2017

RT @RTPIPlanners: Check out the #RTPIAwards finalist @LightsourceRE https://t.co/4IQgbXFuQn https://t.co/GRBEkAtiaQ

08 March 2017

We're proud to announce our new ROI Business Development Manager! Welcome to the team, Barry! https://t.co/V0D5RclBIC

02 March 2017

RT @into_thefuture: #Solar now provides twice as many jobs as the coal industry: https://t.co/4JBunuheEH #energy

28 February 2017

RT @EnergyLiveNews: . @LightsourceRE buys solar installations for £2.3m. Full article: https://t.co/iPAfmolASI #solarpower https://t.co/AID…

27 February 2017

We've acquired a portfolio of 469 residential solar installations as part of our buyback scheme! https://t.co/5uJ68bDv0o

23 February 2017

@Filmandwriting Sorry to hear that - we make it clear on our Ireland site that we're looking for 25+ acre plots - https://t.co/19AFD5k9Wo

22 February 2017

@WhitehouseFarmB OK, if you change your mind, please don't hesitate to get in touch.

21 February 2017

@WhitehouseFarmB that's not our intention, DM us and we'll look into your enquiry ASAP!

21 February 2017

We're looking forward to the edie Energy Management Conference in Birmingham on the 28th! https://t.co/o2wsML20Lo #edieenergy

17 February 2017

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