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Solar energy is set to play a vital role in accelerating the UK’s net zero transition

Solar panels South Creake

Solar panels at South Creake

Lightsource bp is a leading developer of solar energy projects. Headquartered in the UK, Lightsource bp has been developing solar projects in the UK for over a decade, providing renewable, sustainable energy to businesses and communities across the country.

bp is committed to supporting the UK’s energy needs and its net zero commitments, and Lightsource bp’s solar energy projects will have an important role in the UK’s future energy mix.


In December 2019, we increased our stake in Lightsource bp to become a 50-50 joint venture. The partnership brings together Lightsource’s solar development and management expertise with bp’s global scale, relationships and trading capabilities.


bp has agreed to acquire the remaining 50.03% of Lightsource bp in a deal expected to complete in mid-2024, subject to regulatory approval.