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New Blog Post from Nick on Energy Live News!

20 November 2017

It’s the question on everyone’s lips at the moment (everyone in solar circles, anyway) – are we finally reaching the point where solar can be developed to be competitive...


Lightsource Establishes India Solar Partnership with UK Climate Investments

30 October 2017

Lightsource Renewable Energy and UK Climate Investments, part of the Green Investment Group within Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets, have entered in to a partnership platform to fund the...


Lightsource Expands into the Netherlands

26 September 2017

Lightsource Renewable Energy, the largest developer and operator of utility scale solar in Europe with 2GW under management, today announces its expansion into the Netherlands. This follows the company’s...


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...


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...


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...


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!...


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...


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...


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...


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...


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...


Latest blog from our CEO Nick Boyle - are sleeved PPAs the future?

20 November 2017

@DrJenBaker Kareen Boutonnat, COO, Adele Ara, Dir of AM & C&I, Penny Laurenson, Head of Planning, Zosia Riesner, He…

16 November 2017

RT @NFIASingapore: "The Dutch solar market is an exciting new growth opportunity" Solar energy developer @LightsourceRE expands into Amster…

13 November 2017

RT @Iamsterdam: Solar energy developer Lightsource opens Amsterdam office!

10 November 2017

RT @Robclements5: @LightsourceRE Nick Boyle “Solar is now cheaper than gas for generation in Saudi Arabia.....” #PolicyNI…

09 November 2017

RT @solarplaza: Already time for the closing debate of SAM EU 17! @SMAsolar @LightsourceRE @Power_Hub and @SOLICHAMBA on stage for the conc…

08 November 2017

RT @energyUlster: Great day for a visit to the @LightsourceRE solar farm with the @UlsterUni Energy students. Clean electricity + EVs = Pro…

08 November 2017

Looking forwards to it!

08 November 2017

We're on the lookout for agricultural land for solar in the Netherlands! More info at @SolarMagazineNL...

01 November 2017

RT @James_BG: Encouraging news from @LightsourceRE and @GreenInvGroup as they team up for India solar push

31 October 2017

Proud to announce our new partnership with UK Climate Investments for Indian solar projects!

31 October 2017

RT @inspiratia: Our panel: Andrew Newman at Armstrong Energy, Olivier Fricot @Investec, Vlasios Souflis @LightsourceRE, Bob Smith @MytrahEn…

17 October 2017

Thank you @Energievakbeurs!

13 October 2017

Lightsource's Mark Straver will be speaking today at @Energievakbeurs, discussing our groundbreaking floating solar strategy!

12 October 2017

RT @wfpevents: Chris Buckland, Technical Director, @LightsourceRE agrees to speak at #infrastructure conf.: #invest…

12 October 2017

RT @Energievakbeurs: @lightsourceRE spreekt op @vakbeursEnergie over hun Floating Solar. Bekijk alvast de video!

05 October 2017

RT @SolarStorageUK: @LightsourceRE, Amarenco's CEO @jpemul06 & Head of @ForesightGroup Italy speaking today at #SolarStorageUK. https://t.c…

05 October 2017

RT @soniakdunlop: .@edfenergy presenting #Sunplug at our #DigitalSolar launch - joint venture with @LightsourceRE #EUW17 #solar https://t.c…

04 October 2017

RT @Energievakbeurs: CongresPV in Praktijk met sprekers van DMECG, @lightsourceRE, @works_solar en @solarclarity ht…

03 October 2017

We're so excited to be presenting at the PV in Practice conference at Energy Vakbeurs on the 12th of October!

29 September 2017

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