Articles tagged with: Commercial

LEON switches supply to summer sun

LEON switches supply to summer sun

22 Jun 2017, 09:26

UK fast food outlet LEON will be powered solely from solar this summer following a new arrangement with energy supplier Opus Energy.

Solarwatt makes new hire for UK storage play

Solarwatt makes new hire for UK storage play

5 Jun 2017, 16:45

Solarwatt has appointed Bobbie Wright as its sales manager for the UK and Ireland to oversee the launch of its MyReserve battery storage system for homes and business in the UK.

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

STA calls for 10GW of solar from the next government

18 May 2017, 13:00

The Solar Trade Association (STA) will seek to work with the next government to almost double the UK’s solar capacity by 2022 with an overall aim to reach the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) goal of 40GW of solar by 2030.

RNLI to use redT storage to time shift solar

RNLI to use redT storage to time shift solar

3 May 2017, 16:01

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) will use an 180kWh redT energy storage machine to time shift output from a 100kWp solar array at its Inshore Lifeboat Centre in East Cowes on the Isle of Wight.

Forrest secures Birmingham solar schools contract

Forrest secures Birmingham solar schools contract

18 Apr 2017, 10:18

Forrest is to install rooftop solar and other efficiency technologies on a host of school buildings in Birmingham after the contractor won a tender under the city council’s RE:FIT framework.

BEIS commits to fresh FiT review by the end of the year

BEIS commits to fresh FiT review by the end of the year

10 Apr 2017, 11:21

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has committed to publishing a fresh review of the small-scale feed-in tariff regime by the end of the year, Solar Power Portal can reveal.

Solar weekly digest 24 March 2017

Solar weekly digest 24 March 2017

24 Mar 2017, 11:17

A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including new purchases, contact wins and product launches.

Solar weekly digest 17 March 2017

Solar weekly digest 17 March 2017

17 Mar 2017, 11:19

A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage, including a landmark report from the Committee on Climate Change, BEIS’ latest renewables projections and the Isles of Scilly getting its own renewables-driven smart grid.

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Crowdcube, a failed solar installer, and the missing £1 million

14 Mar 2017, 11:00 • By Liam Stoker
Crowdcube, a failed solar installer, and the missing £1 million

When The Solar Cloth Company collapsed in June last year, it took with it nearly £1 million of crowd-funded finance. Liam Stoker investigates how this came to pass and potential failures within Crowdcube’s consumer protections.

Solar weekly digest 10 March 2017

Solar weekly digest 10 March 2017

10 Mar 2017, 11:00

A recap of the biggest news from the last week in UK solar and storage in a week that’s been dominated by the spring budget and what – or perhaps what wasn’t – announced within it.