Lightsource BP

Lightsource bp to leverage Envision Digital’s AIoT platform for Net Zero

Major solar developer Lightsource bp has entered a multi-year, global partnership with Envision Digital International Pte Ltd, a Singapore-headquartered Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (AIoT) software company, to accelerate the growth and optimisation of solar power, in the fight against climate change. Lightsource bp is targeting the development of 25GW of solar power projects globally by […]

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Eversource Capital Is Majority Owner in Lithium Urban After Fresh Funding Round

EverSource Capital (EverSource), manager of India’s largest climate impact fund, announced on March 21 that it has invested in Lithium Urban Technologies Pvt Ltd. (Lithium) for a majority stake. Lithium is the largest operator of electric cars in India, providing services to 50+ clients since 2015 with a presence in 15+ cities. Eversource is a […]

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First Solar Bags 5.4GW Module Order from bp & Lightsource bp

First Solar has won multi-year orders for up to 5.4 gigawatts photovoltaic (PV) solar modules from global solar leader Lightsource bp and integrated energy company bp. As part of the deal, Lightsource bp and bp have placed orders for approximately 4.4GWDC of modules, with options for an additional 1GWDC. Lightsource bp has agreed to procure up […]

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Lightsource BP, With Fresh $1.8 B Fundraise, Targets 25 GW RE by 2025

Lightsource BP, the London-based solar developer led by Nick Boyle, with 50% ownership by BP has secured a  $1.8bn finance package that it announced will lead to a massive change in its plans for the immediate future. Calling the financing a key step to a change in mindset from ‘gigawatts to terawatts’ the firm has […]

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Lightsource bp Raises Euro 52M For 100MW Solar Projects in Spain

European solar developer Lightsource bp has successfully raised a Euro 52 million term loan from leading financial backers for its Barrica solar projects in the Aragon region of Spain, giving the green light for construction to begin on two 49.5MWp solar sites.   Leading financial backers include Banco Sabadell, Natwest, Santander, and Intesa Sanpaolo, which provided the necessary financial […]

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Lightsource bp Invests in 703 MW Spanish Solar Projects

Europe’s largest solar developer Lightsource bp has invested 475 million euros (USD 566 million) to acquire a pipeline of three solar projects in Spain from Spanish company Grupo Jorge. The three projects totaling 703 MW are located in Aragon. Aragon is a landlocked region in northeastern Spain comprising the provinces of Huesca, Zaragoza, and Teruel. […]

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Lightsource BP to Invest €900 mn in Portugal to Build 1.3 GW Solar Plants

London-based solar power developer Lightsource bp, a 50:50 joint venture with oil and gas company bp, recently announced that it has partnered with Portuguese local company INSUN to build five large-scale solar plants in Portugal, which are expected to add over 1.35 GW of low-carbon, renewable power to Portugal’s energy mix. The company plans to […]

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Lightsource bp Acquires Solar Projects Totalling 156 MWp in Italy

Lightsource bp in Italy continues to boost its utility scale solar portfolio by acquiring three projects from Horizon Firm, a trusted developer specialized in solar, totalling 156MWp across the country. Two of the projects are based in Sicily, in a low solar plant massification density area, in the province of Agrigento: the Canicattì project (40.9 MWp) and the Torre di Mastro project (58.2 MWp). The third project, Manfredonia (57.4 MWp), based in Apulia, will be developed as an Agri-PV with the aim of virtuously integrating agriculture and […]

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Lightsource bp Secures Deal to Power 88 bp Stations in NSW With RE 

Lightsource bp has announced that through a PPA with Snowy Hydro, its West  Wyalong  solar farm will supply renewable energy to 88 of bp’s service stations across New South Wales (NSW), Australia.  This milestone, the firm claims, is the result of a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Snowy Hydro which owns, operates and maintains the Snowy […]

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