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A Better FiT - Two years on from UK Solar’s ground zero

12 Feb 2018, 15:26 • By Liam Stoker
A Better FiT - Two years on from UK Solar’s ground zero

Two years ago the government’s new feed-in tariff regime came into force, starting an immensely difficult period for the solar industry. Deployment has fallen by nearly 80%, and thousands of jobs have been lost. This is the inside track of how it happened.

Ireland to pilot microgeneration support for solar homes

Ireland to pilot microgeneration support for solar homes

1 Feb 2018, 10:33

Ireland is to pilot a domestic microgeneration scheme for solar PV this summer according to climate minister Denis Naughten, opening the potential for funding outside of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS).

Solar stories of the year 2017: July – September

Solar stories of the year 2017: July – September

20 Dec 2017, 11:36

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the third of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at July, August and September.

Solar stories of the year 2017: April – June

Solar stories of the year 2017: April – June

19 Dec 2017, 08:00

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the second of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at April, May and June.

STA names Chris Hewett as new CEO

STA names Chris Hewett as new CEO

28 Nov 2017, 12:26

The Solar Trade Association has announced that Chris Hewett will take the reins as the trade body’s new chief executive.

Budget 2017: What UK solar needs to know

Budget 2017: What UK solar needs to know

23 Nov 2017, 10:04

Yesterday afternoon chancellor Philip Hammond took to the despatch box to deliver the Autumn Budget. Amidst headline promises of stamp duty relief and fresh funding for driverless, electric vehicles, there were no major pledges relating to the energy market.

Q&A: Tony Dalwood, chief executive of Gresham House, on the purchase of Hazel Capital

Q&A: Tony Dalwood, chief executive of Gresham House, on the purchase of Hazel Capital

6 Nov 2017, 17:07
• By David Pratt

Last week, renewables developer and investor Hazel Capital was acquired by Gresham House. Tony Dalwood, chief executive of the asset management group, explains to Solar Power Portal what the acquisition means for both Gresham House and Hazel Capital; what projects will be brought forward from the existing pipeline; and what uncertainties lay ahead for UK energy storage.

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Q&A: Frans van den Heuvel on five years at Solarcentury

25 Oct 2017, 13:46 • By Liam Stoker
Q&A: Frans van den Heuvel on five years at Solarcentury

Earlier this month Solarcentury chief Frans van den Heuvel became the fifth recipient of the Solar Power Portal Awards’ outstanding achievement accolade. We caught up with Frans to discuss his five years at the helm of one of the UK solar industry’s stalwarts and what the future might hold for the firm.