We are Lightsource

Since inception in 2010 we have grown significantly – from a tiny start-up to a major global player. Now, our ambitious and innovative solutions are being employed worldwide, transforming the mindset of modern energy.



Our size, scale and reach, alongside our groundbreaking financial engineering, establishes us as a global market leader. We are perfectly placed to showcase the speed of development and scalability of solar technology, and it’s these key qualities that enable us to play a pivotal role in the future global energy mix.

Integrated Platform

We deal with everything in-house. The strength of our team’s wide-ranging expertise is completely unparalleled by other developers, and it shows… in 2015 alone we saw 65 projects through development, finance, construction, management, operations and maintenance.

Financial Engineering

We have already sourced and secured finance and funding for all our projects. Our unique financial engineering allowed us to raise £1.1 billion of project finance debt in 2015 alone.

Superb Track Record

We have an unrivaled track record of excellence in planning, developing, operating and managing solar installations. Since 2010, we’ve deployed more than £2.2 billion into solar assets.

Operations & Maintenance

We have the largest dedicated solar operations and maintenance (O&M) division in Europe. Managing a portfolio of over 7,500 acres, our in-house team guarantee the performance of all our solar assets.

Lightsource news from around the world

Introducing Sunplug – Smart Solar from Lightsource & EDF

02 June 2017

We’re proud to announce that Lightsource and EDF Energy have joined forces to create a revolutionary renewable energy system,...


New Blog from Nick Boyle on Energy Live News!

01 June 2017

For a small island that receives comparatively little sunshine, Great Britain has a remarkable history of paving the way...


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...

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