Further calls have come in ahead of next week’s Budget for the Chancellor to not curtail the Green Homes Grant scheme.
A collection of energy and environmental organisations are urging the government to up its commitment to UK solar with the implementation of a deployment target of at least 40GW by 2030.
The Chancellor has been sent a further letter urging him to fully rollover unspent Green Homes Grant funding into 2021/22.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has continued to report what it describes as “strong operational resilience” throughout the COVID-19 pandemic in its update for the quarter ending 31 December 2020.
The Green Homes Grant is to reportedly be shuttered in March, less than a year after it first began operation.
Solar operators could be handling more complex power purchase agreement (PPA) portfolios with multiple small and medium enterprises (SMEs) as offtakers, according to industry leaders.
Pressure mounts as associations urge the adoption of plan to fix ‘over-engineered’ Green Homes Grant
Four industry associations have joined forces to urge the government to adopt a new plan to improve the beleaguered Green Homes Grant after finding 35% of installers are at risk of shutting up shop due to the scheme.
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) is calling on the government to reverse the decision to not rollover unspent Green Homes Grant funding into 2021/22.
The Solar Together scheme offers residents the opportunity to buy solar panels at a discounted rate through a group buying scheme, with Richmond Council the latest to join.
Any of the initial £2 billion promised for the Green Homes Grant that goes unspent this year will not be rolled over.
Solar Power Portal caught up with E.On’s Chris Lovatt, chief operating officer for energy infrastructure services – who is taking a place on Eco2Solar’s board as part of the investment – to discuss the investment, residential solar and the drive for decarbonisation.
BeBa Energy has installed 1.51MW of rooftop solar across four buildings at two sites owned by apple growers AC Goatham & Son.
The latest episode of the Solar Media Podcast is now available stream, exploring how worldwide solar deployment could top 200GW in 2021.
Solar developments and battery storage are to potentially benefit from new funding for electricity network upgrades designed to facilitate green technology.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) has warned that at its current rate, it will take ten years to meet the government’s Green Homes Grant target.
Alectris has launched a new global control centre offering remote asset management for solar sites, citing the need for O&M to become more modular.
Hartree Partners has announced the launch of a new solar enterprise, AMPYR Solar Europe (ASE).
West Berkshire Council has announced plans for a new £10 million solar farm to help in its transition to carbon neutrality by 2030.
The government’s Green Homes Grant (GHG) scheme is reportedly in chaos, with growing debt and job losses as installers are being left out of pocket.
Planning approval has been given for the first two solar and battery sites in Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) and Enso's pipeline.
Solar Power Portal caught up with James Armstrong, managing partner of Bluefield Partners, to discuss how the recent acquisition of a 70MWp asset reflects Bluefield's solar strategy, whether subsidy-free developments are still on the table and how the solar sector may see significant growth in 2022/23.
Anesco is partnering with Gresham House for the development of a 200MW solar PV portfolio over the next three years.
Solar giant Canadian Solar and Windel Capital are teaming up for a 1.4GWp pipeline of solar in a bid to boost their UK presence.
As the Smart Export Guarantee turns a year old, Solar Power Portal takes a look back at how it came to be and what the last year has been like under the scheme.
Gresham House New Energy has welcomed a new investment director to develop the company’s unsubsidised renewables strategy.
UK trade body rebrands and changes name as it lobbies for 40GW of solar capacity by 2030.
A new rooftop solar array is now generating at Scottish Water’s Campbeltown Water Treatment Works.
UK investor Bluefield Solar Income Fund (BSIF) has acquired a fully operational 70MWp solar park in Wiltshire.
A second extension to the partnership between Viridian Solar and Persimmon Homes has been agreed.
Portsmouth is set to launch a new solar PV scheme that could help more than 30,000 homes install rooftop panels.