Articles tagged with: Commercial

Solar scam warning in Fife as ‘nefarious’ tactics emerge

Solar scam warning in Fife as ‘nefarious’ tactics emerge

16 Jan 2018, 08:57

Homeowners and businesses in Fife are being targeted by solar scammers according to the local council’s trading standards team, which has issued a warning to be on the lookout for renewable energy and property maintenance scams.

Solar developers braced for 20% hike in planning fees

Solar developers braced for 20% hike in planning fees

11 Jan 2018, 12:12

Developers of large scale solar farms are facing a 20% increase in planning fees after the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) chief planner confirmed changes days before Christmas.

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.

Q&A: Wattstor on the SPP Award-winning residential, C&I energy storage project for a care home

Q&A: Wattstor on the SPP Award-winning residential, C&I energy storage project for a care home

12 Oct 2017, 17:27
• By Andy Colthorpe

An ambitious project to convert the “grey fleet” of a care home for old folk in Scotland to a sustainable “green fleet”, using solar PV and battery energy storage, was winner of the Residential, Commercial and Industrial-scale Storage Project category at last week’s Solar Power Portal Awards. Andy Colthorpe spoke with the project's senior design engineer, Jonothan Oxford of Wattstor.