Stuart Elmes, CEO at Viridian Solar and director at the Solar Trade Association, gives his two cents on this week's long-awaited announcements from the government and Ofgem.
Yesterday the government and Ofgem published its strategy for a modernised, smart and flexible power system, the result of its eagerly anticipated response to last year’s Smart Power Call for Evidence. Solar Power Portal picks through the document to assess how the domestic solar and storage industries may benefit.
On Solar Independence Day, Liam Stoker looks at how the industry is enjoying a revival independent from government-backed incentives.
Energy storage is the next obvious addition to solar plants in the UK. Elizabeth Reid of law firm Bird & Bird takes a look at some of the drivers, opportunities - and regulatory obstacles.
As BEIS prepares for its seventh energy minister in six years, Liam Stoker argues that as long as the government's ministerial merry-go-round continues the green economy is being taken for a ride.
Liam Stoker reflects on this week's election, a controversial outcome and stresses the importance for May not to abandon her climate commitments to keep her grip on power.
Liam Stoker looks back at the contributing factors to UK solar's record-breaking half-hour last Friday as the industry sets its sights on further landmarks to come this summer.
Martyn Johnson, sales manager UK and Ireland at Schweizer’s solar energy systems division, discusses what’s driving businesses up and down the UK to go solar.
Liam Stoker reflects on Theresa May's surprise election reveal from yesterday and suggests why the low carbon economy must wrestle coverage away from Brexit over the next seven weeks of campaigning.
PROMOTIONAL FEATURE: Lior Handelsman, VP of marketing and product strategy and founder of SolarEdge, discusses how module level power electronics (MLPE) stands to change the solar O&M market.
Liam Stoker looks at two of the solar industry's leading buzzwords - standardisation and digitalisation - and what they mean for the O&M sector.
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.
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.
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.
David Pratt outlines what chancellor Philip Hammond's first (and last) spring budget offered to the low carbon community, paving the way for what should be a meatier autumn statement.
Liam Stoker challenges energy minister Jesse Norman's claim that the government's feed-in tariff overhaul has placed solar on the path to a subsidy-free future.