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Lightsource Sponsors edie Explains Solar PPA Guide

20 September 2017

Lightsource is proud to be the sponsor of a brand new guide to solar PPAs (power purchase agreements), published by leading sustainability resource edie. This guide, part of the...

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New Blog Post from Nick Boyle – Energy Live News!

05 September 2017

Everyone’s pretty au fait with the general shape of a PPA – renewable developer meets end user, and both live happily ever after with a mutually beneficial purchase agreement...

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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...

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Lightsource Shortlisted for Solar Power Portal Awards

13 July 2017

As the shortlist of this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards is announced, we’re delighted to be able to congratulate two of our teams on entries that made the cut!...

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Recognition for Lightsource at The Lawyer Awards

29 June 2017

For the second year running, Lightsource Renewable Energy’s in-house legal team was shortlisted for best In-house Energy and Resources Team of the year at The Lawyer’s annual awards. The...

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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, tailored to your home. The Sunplug solution combines solar PV...

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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 for solar power. The nature of corporate/end-user power purchase agreements...

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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...

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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...

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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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20 September 2017

We're proud to be sponsoring @edie Explains Solar PPAs! https://t.co/ejVtrl0rrd

20 September 2017

RT @UCLGSEC: GSEC is proud to bring you on a visit to @LightsourceRE - the UK's largest solar energy generator! Register now on https://t.c…

11 September 2017

RT @EnergyLiveNews: Here's our latest #GuestBlog: by Nick Boyle from @LightsourceRE – The Building Blocks of a Successful PPA. https://t.co…

05 September 2017

RT @nievowners: NIEVO Meet #3 Report: Visit to the @LightsourceRE Solar Farm https://t.co/ZPQLF6iOZd #solarpower #RenewableEnergy #NIEVO @O…

05 September 2017

@simonpjames @SPIConvention Our US leadership team and global procurement experts will be attending - stop by for a chat!

04 September 2017

10 days til our North America team head to the @SPIConvention in Las Vegas. The best and brightest of the solar industry, all in one place!

01 September 2017

RT @TheLawSociety: Congratulations to our #LawSocAwards finalists: @LightsourceRE @optivohomes @Lendinvest @Reprieve https://t.co/aRFjTiwu1…

30 August 2017

RT @Charities_Trust: Nice one @LightsourceRE! Well done on your #PayrollGiving *PLATINUM* Quality Mark & supporting so many good causes htt…

30 August 2017

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! https://t.co/RLmc6Ai4Vv

25 July 2017

Interesting piece on the cost of renewables in Aus, featuring Conor McGuigan of Lightsource! https://t.co/mVxgM9KFP1

21 July 2017

RT @CreativeMPC: #ThrowbackThursday to when we photographed @LightsourceRE Solar Independence Day https://t.co/0kEbgzlWVZ #SolarEnergy #gre…

20 July 2017

Making solar just a little bit sweeter... https://t.co/yy7jpLoJBk

13 July 2017

So excited to have been shortlisted in two categories! https://t.co/b4hUM9nbmY

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! https://t.co/sh6NwDQeAm

29 June 2017

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