Commercial & Residential Solar

Solar weekly digest 24 March 2017

Solar weekly digest 24 March 2017

24 Mar 2017, 11:17

A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including new purchases, contact wins and product launches.

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.

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Editor's blog

Crowdcube, a failed solar installer, and the missing £1 million

14 Mar 2017, 11:00 • By Liam Stoker
Crowdcube, a failed solar installer, and the missing £1 million

When The Solar Cloth Company collapsed in June last year, it took with it nearly £1 million of crowd-funded finance. Liam Stoker investigates how this came to pass and potential failures within Crowdcube’s consumer protections.

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UK solar; the view from Europe

10 Mar 2017, 11:46 • By Liam Stoker
UK solar; the view from Europe

Fresh from the SolarPower Europe summit in Brussels this week, Liam Stoker reflects on how the UK solar sector is viewed from across the channel these days.

Solar weekly digest 10 March 2017

Solar weekly digest 10 March 2017

10 Mar 2017, 11:00

A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage in a week that’s been dominated by the spring budget and what – or perhaps what wasn’t – announced within it.

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.