Articles tagged with: Residential

Over 1,100 homes to be offered solar by North Ayrshire council

Over 1,100 homes to be offered solar by North Ayrshire council

1 Feb 2017, 16:20

North Ayrshire Council has approved plans to investigate interest among its social housing tenants for the installation of solar PV on around 500 homes in an attempt to tackle fuel poverty and reduce carbon emissions in the region.

Q&A: Jim Cardwell, head of trading and innovation at Northern Powergrid

Q&A: Jim Cardwell, head of trading and innovation at Northern Powergrid

24 Jan 2017, 13:11
• By David Pratt

A new domestic storage trial was recently announced to test the impact of domestic storage in limiting the effect of solar on the local grid. Jim Cardwell, head of trading and innovation at Northern Powergrid, the network operator behind the scheme, explained to Solar Power Portal what the operator hopes to get out of it, and what the direction of travel is for grid operators around Great Britain.

New Green Deal owners reach out to UK installers

New Green Deal owners reach out to UK installers

19 Jan 2017, 10:51

The new owners of the Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) will seek to rebuild the installer base that grew around the original scheme by recruiting from the tens of thousands of UK companies working in the home energy efficiency products sector.

UK Solar year in review: November to December

UK Solar year in review: November to December

23 Dec 2016, 08:00

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at November and December.

UK Solar year in review: January to February 2016

UK Solar year in review: January to February 2016

16 Dec 2016, 10:21

As an intriguing year for UK solar concludes, Solar Power Portal looks back at some of the most interesting, popular and important news stories of the last 12 months. Today, we look at January and February.

Solar thermal retained under RHI reforms

Solar thermal retained under RHI reforms

14 Dec 2016, 13:00

Solar thermal has been spared the axe under long-awaited reforms to the Renewable Heat Incentive, published today by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).

Guest blog
Behind the Meter: ‘the missing link’ towards grid parity

Sponsored Behind the Meter: ‘the missing link’ towards grid parity

6 Dec 2016, 15:36
• By Lior Handelsman

Lior Handelsman, vice-president of marketing and product strategy & founder of SolarEdge, explains the role behind the meter technologies can have in boosting solar self-consumption.