Buy renewable power
Helping the world transition to a renewable energy future
Lightsource bp provides utilities, businesses, and governments opportunities to procure renewable power with no up-front capital investment. Our responsibly developed, utility-scale solar projects are accessed through tailored power contracts, providing future pricing predictability
Delivering sustainable solar projects for over a decade
We have been safely and responsibly constructing solar projects and powering industry since 2010. This video takes a look around our 247MW solar energy project in Vendimia, Spain – helping the country reach its goal of net zero carbon emissions through renewable power.
Partner with us, choose responsible solar power
As a global solar leader, we have been building and growing meaningful partnerships across the energy transition for over a decade. Our gigawatt-approach to solar provides many benefits to our partners worldwide by leveraging economies of scale, ethical and sustainable procurement, and continuous improvement on quality and efficiency – reflected through our competitive pricing structures.
By choosing to procure from Lightsource bp, your organisation will access world-class solar and power marketing expertise, including environmental responsibility and stewardship. Visit our Sustainability page to find out more or read our sustainability mission statement.
Empowering sustainability with price predictability and flexibility
We recognise the individuality of our customers by creating customised solutions, tailored to the needs of your organisation.
Our global team of energy experts has delivered multiple power contracts with prominent energy buyers across the world. By choosing Lightsource bp, you can expect flexible power contracts developed in partnership, which include varied tenors and pricing structures.
Supporting greener fuel for a cleaner planet
Utility-scale solar projects will play a key role in providing hydrogen producers with low-cost and reliable electricity. By driving down the cost of production, solar power helps enable an affordable route to market.
Lightsource bp is actively supporting the growth of the green hydrogen industry through partnerships with power generators across the world.
Read about our recent green hydrogen partnership.
A reliable partner, supporting energy security and low carbon generation
We have been working closely with utilities for over a decade. Our utility-scale solar projects help create reliable and sustainable power for customers by increasing the capacity of locally generated electricity.
Utility-scale solar plays an important role within the global energy mix and our partnerships with utilities act as an enabler for decarbonisation and energy security.
Advancing climate goals through affordable and secure supply
Communities across the world are realising the adverse impacts of climate change. Utility-scale solar projects are part of the solution, helping decarbonise energy systems and provide security of supply.
These projects also help facilitate regional prosperity through local economic investments, contributing towards tax revenue and job creation.
Lightsource bp has an established track record in partnerships with governments across the world and deploying significant capital investment to help advance national climate goals.
Why solar? Fast, reliable, and secure!
Solar power plays a key role within the energy transition through its affordability and scalability. Utility-scale solar projects can be constructed and operational within just two years, much quicker than many other renewable technologies.
27 Sep, 2023
Lightsource bp secures 50MW in UK renewables auction (CFDs)
Lightsource bp has secured 50MW in the latest UK Contracts for Difference (CFD) auction.
18 Sep, 2023
New plans unveiled for Maldon solar project proposal
Lightsource bp will be outlining their proposal to fund, develop and build a 49.9MW solar project near Maldon, Essex
24 Aug, 2023
Inspiring the future – students tour Welsh solar farm
Last week we welcomed students from the AFS Innovators programme to our Maes Bach solar farm in South Wales, for a whistle-stop tour of the world of ground-mount solar.
14 Aug, 2023
New video: virtual tour of a UK solar farm
Take a virtual tour of our 4.9MWp Ibstock Brick solar project, which provides the local brick manufacturer with 30% of their annual electricity needs.
09 Aug, 2023
Giving back to local communities via sponsorship of Fishguard & Goodwick RFC
Lightsource bp, developers of the local Langton solar project, are proud to be a new sponsor of the Fishguard and Goodwick RFC.
26 Jul, 2023
Supporting farming at the Energy & Farm Diversification Show
Lightsource bp was a proud sponsor of the Energy & Farm Diversification Show, held at Gurteen College in Co. Tipperary last week.
21 Jul, 2023
New planning application for 49.9MW County Durham solar project submitted
Our 49.9MWac Hett Moor solar project in County Durham was submitted to the local planning authority for consideration.
10 Jul, 2023
Strengthening rural partnerships – Sponsoring Badminton Horse Trials
For the second year running, Lightsource bp is proud to have sponsored the Badminton Horse Trials, one of the largest equestrian events in the world.
06 Jul, 2023
Engaging with MPs at Westminster on the future of solar
Lightsource bp held a drop-in event at Parliament, where we met with MPs and Peers to discuss the future of solar in the UK.
04 Jul, 2023
New data: positive habitat gains across Lightsource bp UK solar projects
Lightsource bp is proud to share the results of an independent audit by WSP of ten of our solar farms across the UK, which identified positive habitat gains.