UK is a leading light for solar in Europe as Q1 results released

Solar sun

Research firm, IHS estimates that the UK solar market added 1.6GW of new solar PV capacity to the grid in the first quarter of 2015. Of this figure, Hive Energy was responsible for installations which are producing over 123MW across the UK. The scrapping of the renewable obligation support for […]

Open Letter to the Right Honourable Amber Rudd MP

Amber Rudd MP

The following is an open letter addressed to the new Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change the Right Honourable Amber Rudd MP written by Giles Redpath, one of the UK’s foremost entrepreneurs in the renewable energy sector and CEO of solar PV company Hive Energy. In the letter […]

Solar Park for Catterall and Claughton-on-Brock Gets Go-Ahead

  Hive Energy has secured planning permission for an 8MW solar farm near Catterall and Claughton-on-Brock off the A6 that will generate enough clean solar electricity to power 2,400 homes offsetting over 3,440 tonnes of CO2. In addition, the approval will generate a community fund of at least £20,000. The […]

Green farm gets even greener as solar park is approved

Hive Energy are pleased to announce the approval for a 18.4 acre solar farm at Green Farm, in Oakley Road, Wix. Tendring Council approved the bid at a meeting last night. The solar farm will be situated between Bradfield and Wix and will produce 5MW of electricity, which is enough […]