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SHAPING THE
FUTURE OF
GLOBAL ENERGY

Lightsource bp is a global leader in the funding, development and management of solar energy projects. Our projects generate competitively-priced, dependable, clean energy for businesses and communities.

About us

Strategy

Since 2010, we have become one of the largest solar companies in the world based on installed capacity.

  • 10 GW
    2023 ambition
  • 500 people
    a team of specialists

Stories

A Strong Foothold in Brazil

In July 2019, we announced the acquisition of 2GW of greenfield solar projects and world-class talent from Enerlife, a successful…

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Accelerating the Low-Carbon Transition

In December 2017, we announced (with BP) that we had agreed to form a strategic partnership, bringing Lightsource’s solar development…

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Airport Power

In May 2016, Lightsource Renewable Energy finished construction and successfully connected the first ever large-scale ground mounted solar installation in…

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Ayana Renewable Power: An EverSource Capital Investment

In February 2019, we announced that our Indian investment joint venture, EverSource Capital, is investing a total of $330million in…

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Funding for First Australian Project

In October 2019 we announced the signing of a senior debt facility with ING and EDC (Export Development Canada) to…

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Investing in India

In April 2018, we announced teaming up with the Everstone Group, one of India’s leading private equity funds, to create…

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Investing in Spain

In February 2020, we announced a huge investment into our emerging Spanish operations. We signed a senior debt facility with…

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Lightsource BP, a 50:50 Venture

In December 2019, just over two years since we first announced our partnership with BP, we made a further announcement…

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Night-Time Solar Services

On November 4th 2019, we successfully used one of our solar farms in East Sussex, UK to provide a reactive…

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Penn State University: Powered By The Sun

In early 2019, Lightsource BP and Pennsylvania State University entered a 25 year contract for output from 70MW of in-state…

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Same Home, Smarter Energy

In October 2019 and February 2020, Lightsource Labs (our digital innovation arm) introduced a new smart energy product to the…

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Reservoir Floating Solar

In March 2016, Lightsource Renewable Energy successfully completed and connected Europe’s largest floating solar farm.  Solar PPA for London’s drinking…

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Realising Solar Power Potential in Egypt

In July 2018, we announced a brand-new partnership with HA Utilities, the utilities arm of leading regional construction and engineering…

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Solar for BP in Texas

In March 2020, we announced that we successfully closed on a $250 million financing package for its Impact Solar project…

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Solar Steel in Colorado

In September 2019, we announced that we’d reached a long-term agreement with Xcel Energy and EVRAZ North America to develop…

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Australia - Solar Power for Snowy Hydro

In November 2018, we announced the beginning of our first major partnership in the Australian energy market – a successful…

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Substation & Solar - Overcoming Network Complexities

In March 2015, Lightsource successfully constructed one of the first ever private substations to be built in the UK. Forging…

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Two Sides to the Same Panel: Bifacial Technology

Bifacial (literally ‘two faced’) solar panel technology has become a hot topic across our sector in recent years due to…

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