Solar Power Portal has today launched a new survey in a bid to determine just how effective recent policy movements in the UK energy market could prove for domestic solar.
A community solar scheme to install solar PV on local buildings is being launched by community co-op MaidEnergy.
Solar’s role in delivering net zero is being vastly underestimated as new research reveals it could provide 20% of UK electricity by 2030.
Merlin Hyman, chief executive of Regen, has been recognised on the Queen’s birthday honours list for his services to the industry.
Renewables consultancy K2 Management strengthens its UK team, poaching country director Gary Bills from Mott MacDonald.
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.
Solar inverter specialist SolarEdge is deploying augmented reality (AR) technology to show off distributed energy’s real-world capabilities.
The policy gap between the feed-in tariff (FiT) and the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) is set to close by the end of 2019, guaranteeing payment for excess domestic solar generation.
A mix of solar and wind is a ‘no regrets’ solution to power gaps left by nuclear if supported through the Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme, according to a new report.
Above has received a £354K grant from Innovate UK to fund research collaboration into thermal imaging for solar inspections.
A collapse in the number of residential solar installs has prompted politicians to call for urgent action to fix renewables’ “policy void”.
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB) has installed solar arrays at seven of its nature reserves with the help of ethical banking firm Triodos.
Residential solar installations slide to just 3.6MW in April 2019, the first month following the closure of the feed-in tariff.
Good Energy is looking to increase its supply roster by offering power purchase agreements to utility-scale solar and wind assets left stranded by cuts to subsidies.
Ambitious Labour Party plans to install solar on 1.75 million homes in the UK have been strongly welcomed by the country’s domestic solar industry.
The Labour Party has announced plans to install solar one 1.75 million homes as part of a huge energy sector shake-up.
The UK’s solar fleet set a new record for peak PV generation yesterday, topping out at 9.47GW.
The UK’s low carbon power generation capacity must quadruple by 2050 if the UK is to achieve net zero status in that time frame, with established technologies expected to do most of the “heavy lifting”.
RES has pointed to the introduction of a new O&M tool as being behind a recent 12% boost in productivity at a 100MW solar portfolio it manages.
Establishing a level playing field for low carbon technologies must be a priority for government if the power sector is to realise the full benefits of the energy transition, Energy UK has said.
The judging panel for this year’s Solar & Storage Awards, organised by Terrapinn, has been announced, with the deadline for nominations fast approaching.
Solar PV generation in the UK peaked at 9.11GW this weekend – just short of the record – as the technology helped the country to a new coal-free milestone.
Foresight Group has bolstered the ranks of its renewables asset management team with the hire of Paul Andrews as director and head of portfolio.
As climate protests take to the streets, the Solar Trade Association’s Leonie Greene offers a glimpse at what the immediate future has in store for the UK’s solar industry and its growing independence.
Over 900 solar panels have been installed for Hildon Natural Mineral Water in a bid to cut its carbon emissions.
Total UK solar generation soared in Q1 2019 to 2.7TWh, helping renewables to a new quarterly high, a new report has said.
Newly electrified railways in Wales are to be powered by community-owned solar as part of a new study.
UK solar is entering a “new era” following the closure of the feed-in tariff last weekend, and industry leaders are prepared to embrace the sector’s subsidy-free future.
Octopus Energy has sought to “replace and improve” upon the now defunct export tariff with its own iteration.
The pipeline of active large-scale pre-build large-scale solar farms (>250kWp) has seen significant growth during the past six months, and now stands at more than 4.2GW of total capacity.