BEIS will intervene if suppliers fail to come forward with a Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff come January, a spokesperson for the department said this week.
Photon Energy scooped the coveted Contractor of the Year gong at last night’s Solar & Storage Awards as the Solar Trade Association’s Leonie Greene was recognised for her contribution to the UK solar sector.
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Liam Stoker reflects on the opening day of Solar & Storage Live 2019, where the solar and storage sectors’ growing maturity was ever present, and a gritty determination to get things done was clear.
Low carbon technologies must focus their efforts on collaborating, rather than lobbying against each other if the UK’s net zero target is to be met, a BEIS representative has said.
EV charging provider Alfen has penned a supply agreement with solar installer Joju Solar.
BayWa r.e. has amassed 2GW in its solar and wind management portfolio, two years after it entered the UK O&M market.
A solar carport backed up with battery storage is set to be built in York as part of its 'HyperHubs' project.
JA Solar said it stood to lead the UK solar shipment market this year after exceeding 100MW in sales by the end of August.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued concerns over support for failed inverters both historically and after the sale of ABB’s inverter business concludes.
Bristol has today formally launched the procurement process for its £1 billion project to turn it into the UK’s first carbon neutral city.
Letter penned by Good Energy chief executive Juliet Davenport calls on chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid to axe proposed VAT raises.
Leonie Greene, director of advocacy and new markets at the Solar Trade Association, takes stock of recent goings on in Westminster and discusses how a general election would be the ideal time for any future government to bolster the UK’s solar ambitions.
PROINSO, a global leader in the solar energy market, and SOLAREN, have won the 2019 Asian Power Award in the category “Solar Power Project of the Year – Philippines” for their 2.16MWp commercial rooftop solar project in the Philippines.
Chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid has been slammed by the green economy for adding just £30 million to the government’s net zero budget, a mere 0.1% of what is expected to be needed.
A solar irradiance prediction tool looking to enable more efficient management of electricity networks has been launched by Meniscus.
Implement “proper” climate change plans or risk facing legal challenge, environmental lawyers have warned 100 councils across England.
Global finance giant Legal & General (L&G) is backing rooftop PV with £57.5 million of long-term debt financing.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has slammed government solar deployment statistics, issuing an ultimatum to either “get its house in order” or cease publishing the figures.
Commercial solar installer RenEnergy has scored a new partnership with Premier League football club Norwich City.
Octopus Energy has launched a new joint venture aimed at helping develop community energy projects in the UK.
A solar-powered railway – billed as the first of its kind – has been switched on in Aldershot, supplying the network's signalling and lights with electricity.
Solar investor Bluefield Group has appointed UK solar veteran Howard Johns as chief executive of its asset management and operations and maintenance divisions.
The UK’s net zero law stands to create a “supportive environment” that could act as a catalyst for subsidy-free solar developments, Foresight Solar Fund has said.
Battery storage technology firm Moixa and EV charging manufacturer EO Charging have unveiled a “revolutionary” solar-plus-storage-plus EV charging solution for the UK market.
HBS New Energies has been appointed as one of the principle PV contractors for the installation of solar across 21 Welsh Water sites.
Solar Power Portal will be reporting live and exhibiting at this year’s Solar & Storage Live exhibition, continuing its relationship with the show.
Photon Energy is continuing its long-standing partnership with Bournemouth University, installing a 108kWp solar system.
A council-owned solar farm has smashed generation targets in its third year of operation, taking its overall income to £4 million.
NextEnergy Solar Fund has raised around £100 million through a share issue to repay short-term debt and pursue new subsidy-free developments.