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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.

Corporations and industry

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.

Read about our recent utility partnership in New Zealand.

Cities and governments

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.

The power of solar

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.

Latest news

27 Mar, 2024

Community consultation event for new Drumquin energy storage project proposal

Lightsource bp will be showcasing their proposal to fund, develop and operate a 100MW energy storage facility near Drumquin, at an event on 10th April.

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13 Mar, 2024

Inspiring the next generation of solar experts with Uni visit to Crookedstone

Last week, a group of second year students from Queens University Belfast (QUB) visited Crookedstone Road Solar Farm, a project developed by Lightsource bp in Northern Ireland

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01 Mar, 2024

Lightsource bp EMEA General Counsel elected to Solar Energy UK Board

We’re thrilled to announce that Alex DeSouza, General Counsel EMEA and Head of Transactions at Lightsource bp, has been elected to sit on the board of Solar Energy UK (SEUK).

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07 Feb, 2024

Accelerating decarbonisation with first ever battery energised  

Lightsource bp has energised the first battery project of its multi-gigawatt global energy storage pipeline.

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22 Dec, 2023

Lightsource bp supports renewable asset growth for Bluefield Solar and GLIL Infrastructure 

Lightsource bp announces the sale of 58 operational assets to Bluefield Solar and GLIL

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07 Dec, 2023

Lightsource bp and REA host energy transition roundtable at COP28

Lightsource bp and the UK’s Renewable Energy Association (REA) have hosted a high-level roundtable discussion at COP28.

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06 Dec, 2023

Unlocking value: showcasing our Asset Services

Lightsource bp is delighted to announce our participation in ‘Unlocking Value’, a new ITN Business programme developed in collaboration with The Institute of Asset Management.

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05 Dec, 2023

Lightsource bp is championing solar at COP28

Lightsource bp is in attendance at COP28 to advocate for a crucial role for solar power in the energy transition.

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30 Nov, 2023

bp agrees to take full ownership of Lightsource bp

bp has agreed to acquire the 50.03% interest it does not already own in Lightsource bp, enabling Lightsource bp’s continuing growth and high performance.

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29 Nov, 2023

Solar and nature in perfect harmony

SolarPower Europe have released this year’s entries for their 2023 photo competition, Lightsource bp has submitted three entries, showcasing our projects in the UK, Greece and

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