Following Octopus Energy increasing its SEG rate due to high power prices, Solar Power Portal took a look at the rates on offer from suppliers following the launch of the SEG two years ago.
Octopus Energy has increased its export tariffs by 36%, as energy prices in the UK remain at record highs.
Solar Power Portal has taken a look back at the top rooftop solar – both commercial and residential – stories of 2021, to see what the biggest moments and trends for the sector were.
While the Net Zero Strategy includes plans to review the frequency of Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions, a concrete UK solar deployment target was absent.
Solar PV made up around 99.8% of all installations registered with the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) in its first fifteen months of operations.
While some energy suppliers are continuing to see strong interest in Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs, others are remaining tight-lipped about their popularity.
A Guarantee Scheme, financial support and options for surplus energy would all boost domestic solar uptake.
Social Energy has launched a new solar export tariff offering 20p/kWh for the first 1,000kWh exported per year.
Challenger utility So Energy has launched a full-service solar and storage solution for its customers, following a successful trial in 2020.
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.
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.
Here’s the top-ranking news from 2020 on Solar Power Portal, based on page views.
Suppliers have reported growth in the uptake of their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs despite challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Now as we approach one year on, Solar Power Portal had a chat with Solar Trade Association CEO Chris Hewett about how the industry has fared in the post FiT world.
Frequency response continues to be a key driver of front of the meter storage in the UK, but the market is slowing as it faces numerous challenges.
Octopus Energy for Business (OEB) has launched three new tariffs for companies that have their own solar power.
UK solar wholesaler Midsummer Energy has bolstered its partner ranks on the back of doubled sales in 2019, noting a gathering momentum behind the industry.
Ofgem is in talks with suppliers to “ensure they understand their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) obligations”, with export tariffs required to be available to all customers with eligible installs.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) offerings continue to be announced, as Good Energy reveals its tariff for smaller installations isn’t yet operational.
Shell Energy has boosted its Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff to 3.5p per kWh, two days after the scheme was introduced.
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.
Ofgem is issuing a final call for information on “dormant” feed-in tariff (FiT) installations still awaiting accreditation.
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.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued an open letter to suppliers calling for export tariffs before the 1 January 2020 deadline.
Emma Bridge, chief executive of Community Energy England, looks at some of the successes and challenges community energy is currently facing in light of the closure to the feed-in tariff and announcement of the Smart Export Guarantee.
Few could fault the government for rallying behind clean energy funding where others demur but are vague or localised measures enough for a world with 12 years left to limit global warming?