Is it the end of an era for Vauxhall’s solar icon?

Plans are afoot to demolish Vauxhall Bus Station, an iconic landmark modern building and one of Solarcentury’s first bold, commercial solar projects. It was opened in 2004 by then-mayor Ken Livingstone.

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Birds, bats, wildflowers, pheasants and solar panels – Saxley solar farm in bloom

We visited Saxley solar farm in Hampshire this week with Solar Power Portal to see how our biodiversity work is helping wildflowers and local wildlife to flourish since the site was installed.

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Show and tell: Solarcentury explains the wonders of solar energy to Hampshire school children

Solarcentury Installation Manager Jason Arnold talked all things solar with a group of green-minded 7-11 year olds.

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Solar farms creating a buzz

A contribution from Gill Perkins, Conservation Manager at the Bumblebee Conservation Trust, discussing solar farms and how they help to reverse declining bee species, flora and fauna.

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Solarcentury to build 17.5MWp site in Hertfordshire

Solarcentury has agreed to build and maintain a 17.5MW solar farm near Royston in Hertfordshire for Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF)

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Solarcentury in Africa’s media spotlight

Solarcentury Africa executives have been making the news, speaking with South African newspaper, the Mail & Guardian, and with Bloomberg TV Africa.

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Seb Berry joins the Board of EPIA

We’re pleased to announce that Seb Berry, Solarcentury’s Head of External Affairs, has been appointed to the Board of EPIA.

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Energy Minister praises Blackfriars solar bridge as London’s latest “architectural gem”

Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has welcomed the launch of the world’s largest solar bridge at London Blackfriars. Speaking at the launch reception, the Minister said: “Blackfriars solar bridge is an architectural gem, a truly iconic installation and a fantastic addition to the skyline of the greatest city in the World.  I congratulate […]

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World’s largest solar powered bridge, at London Blackfriars station, makes Britain’s biggest brew

Network Rail, First Capital Connect and Solarcentury surprised passengers arriving at Blackfriars station this morning with a free cuppa drawn from Britain’s biggest tea cup to celebrate the launch of the world’s largest solar bridge. The 4,400 photovoltaic panels cover the roof of the station and produce enough energy to make almost 80,000 cups of tea a […]

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First South African solar farm connected

A solar farm in South Africa’s North West province is the first to plug into the electricity grid.

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