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

About us


We believe that everyone should have access to affordable and sustainable energy resources. Our smart energy solutions are tailored to suit our customers at no upfront cost.

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


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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