Solar Power Portal caught up with Richard Partington, managing director of AceOn Energy to discuss the company's social housing business model, its new battery and why now is the perfect time to rollout solar and storage.
Griff Thomas from GTEC discusses the scope of the technology in residential domestic settings and explains the training and standards that are supporting growth in this critical sector.
Octopus Energy has increased its export tariffs by 36%, as energy prices in the UK remain at record highs.
Installing solar panels could add around £1,800 to house prices, according to a new survey from Solar Energy UK.
British renewable electricity company Good Energy has announced Caplor Energy as its preferred partner for domestic solar and storage installations.
Energy technology company Lightsource Labs has teamed up with supplier Pure Planet to develop a domestic solar and storage solution.
The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is calling for the introduction of a floor price above zero for the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) to help support community energy.
Following a successful first phase, Moixa’s partnership with Energia is to now offer solar and storage to a wider customer base.
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.
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.
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.
Challenger supplier So Energy has launched a solar and storage offering called the So Energy Solar System.
Cornwall based installer Naked Solar talked to Solar Power Portal about operating through the COVID-19 lockdown, and the impact it has had on domestic solar installations.
New statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) show another significant drop in the expected costs of solar out to 2040, with figures for the expected costs of storage technologies also released.
The value of residential solar has been touted after new research revealed that the technology can boost the value of houses by over £30,000.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is joining forces with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) for a new offering.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs have been unveiled after the legislation came into full effect yesterday (1 January 2020), with pricing ranging wildly from Social Energy's 5.6p per kWh down to the barely-compliant 0.001p per kWh that Shell Energy is offering.
Shell Energy’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff is to launch later in 2020 than the 1 January implementation date, it told Solar Power Portal.
Solarwatt is launching a smart solar-powered electric vehicle (EV) charging offering in the UK in partnership with Austrian e-mobility solutions manufacturer Keba.
E.On has unveiled a limited-time discount on one of its solar offering of £400 as Black Friday sales kick off.
The Liberal Democrats party has released its manifesto for the upcoming general election, promising to ramp up support for renewables.
The Home Insulation & Energy Systems contractors scheme (HIES) is to take a fresh approach with the appointment of a new managing director.
Solar could play a pivotal role in the government’s proposed Future Homes Standard, with a more ambitious option for carbon emission reductions in new build housing preferred.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued an open letter to suppliers calling for export tariffs before the 1 January 2020 deadline.
Details of the government’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) emerged earlier this week, eliciting responses that range from calling it “better than nothing” to welcoming an end to the “ongoing tragedy” of the policy gap between the feed-in tariff (FiT) and the SEG.
Eco2Solar has partnered heat battery firm Sunamp to deliver a solar PV-powered domestic heating pilot.
HM Revenue & Custom proposals to increase VAT on solar panels will hinder the country’s progress towards a net zero economy, Committee on Climate Change (CCC) chief Chris Stark has said.