Articles tagged with: Residential

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

18 May 2017, 13:00

The Solar Trade Association (STA) will seek to work with the next government to almost double the UK’s solar capacity by 2022 with an overall aim to reach the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) goal of 40GW of solar by 2030.

Mercedes-Benz enlists Innasol to aid UK storage push

Mercedes-Benz enlists Innasol to aid UK storage push

9 May 2017, 11:03

Fresh from launching its domestic storage business, Mercedes-Benz Energy has enrolled Innasol as one of its partner companies to help with the distribution, servicing and maintenance its units.

BEIS commits to fresh FiT review by the end of the year

BEIS commits to fresh FiT review by the end of the year

10 Apr 2017, 11:21

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has committed to publishing a fresh review of the small-scale feed-in tariff regime by the end of the year, Solar Power Portal can reveal.

Five charged over £13 million solar panel fraud

Five charged over £13 million solar panel fraud

30 Mar 2017, 12:19

The Serious Fraud Office has charged five men connected to a rooftop solar installation company that defrauded people out of an estimated £13 million with conspiracy to commit fraud.

Editor's blog
In conversation: Kilian Pender, founder of Greenstone Finance and CEO of the Green Deal

In conversation: Kilian Pender, founder of Greenstone Finance and CEO of the Green Deal

27 Mar 2017, 17:13
• By David Pratt

Since the news broke in January that the Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) had been privatised, industry has been waiting for the new and improved Green Deal to appear. David Pratt sits down with Kilian Pender, founder and chief executive of Greenstone Finance, to discuss the future of the scheme and why a history of failures won't repeat itself.

New Green Deal imminent as private owners improve offer

New Green Deal imminent as private owners improve offer

23 Mar 2017, 15:02

The Green Deal will be re-branded over the summer as the new private sector owners prepare to re-launch the failed government scheme with improvements to how finance loans can be accessed, alongside a direct marketing strategy.

Solar weekly digest 17 March 2017

Solar weekly digest 17 March 2017

17 Mar 2017, 11:19

A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including a landmark report from the Committee on Climate Change, BEIS’ latest renewables projections and the Isles of Scilly getting its own renewables-driven smart grid.

BEIS outlines limited projections for renewables to 2035

BEIS outlines limited projections for renewables to 2035

16 Mar 2017, 11:47

Renewable electricity generation is expected to fall in the early 2020s as gas fired power stations come online, according to updated energy and emissions projections from the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Crowdfunding sought for solar-powered EV charger

Crowdfunding sought for solar-powered EV charger

9 Mar 2017, 10:52

Crowdfunding is underway to fund the production of a new smart electric vehicle charger that will be able to utilise surplus energy from a solar installation to boost self-consumption.