Solar mounting systems company Valk Solar Systems is looking to capitalise on the “significant recovery” of the UK’s commercial rooftop market with its established flat roof system, while exclusively revealing a new concept for pitched roof tile applications.
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.
Chinese manufacturer Growatt has revealed it is building up a base of accredited storage installers in the UK.
Established names in the solar industry such as Solar Edge, Wind & Sun and NEC are among those to have already rebooked for Solar & Storage Live 2018.
It is “100% certain” that a solid business case exists for commercial and industrial (C&I) users of electricity in Britain, delegates at this month’s Solar & Storage Live heard.
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.
Last week’s Solar & Storage Live saw the UK’s entire supply chain descend on Birmingham’s NEC for three days of industry leading and thought provoking discussions, business brokering and a few celebrations here of there. Liam Stoker summarises some of the things we picked up from the show floor this year.
The third and final edition of Solar & Storage Today, the daily newspaper which runs parallell to Solar & Storage Live, is now available to download.
Westech, the manufacturer of Perlight Solar modules, has successfully navigated changes in the UK market as customers place increasing emphasis on quality.
Is an MCS-styled regulatory framework required to protect the nascent domestic battery storage market in the UK?
Both storage asset owners and companies setting up to provide O&M services for battery installations need to commit to higher levels of due diligence when selecting contractors according to RES Group’s head of solar and O&M.
A collection of images from last night's Solar Power Portal Awards.
Nottingham-based EvoEnergy was a major winner at last night’s Solar Power Portal Awards, being crowned 2017 Contractor of the Year as Solarcentury boss Frans van den Heuvel was recognised for his outstanding achievements in the solar sector.
Battery vendors are being hit by a combination of rising prices for raw materials and continuing currency uncertainty, resulting in rapidly changing costs for businesses according to Easystart.
Chinese energy manufacturer Growatt is building up a base of accredited storage installers in the UK.
The UK solar industry has defied a period of low deployment in the UK and turned out in force at the Solar & Storage Live exhibition in Birmingham.
lar & Storage Today, the daily newspaper which runs parallell to Solar & Storage Live, is now available to download.
Energy storage could be considered the “great hope” for the renewable energy industry in Britain, according to the head of policy at the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
NEC Energy Solutions has announced Dale Power Solutions as its first qualified UK partner for the manufacturer’s distributed storage solution.
Managing director of UK energy storage manufacturer Powerflow, Ian Murray, addresses some FAQs on what consumers should be asking about battery system before buying them for their houses.
Push Energy and PS Renewables have formally merged their UK-facing operations and maintenance (O&M) business units, creating a new joint venture dubbed PSH Operations.
The London Fire Brigade is testing a new “light blocking” tool for combating fires involving rooftop solar PV panels.
ENGIE Fabricom is aiming to complete a 14.2MW solar farm in Northern Ireland by February 2018 in one of the last projects to be built before the final deadline of the region’s Renewables Obligation a month later.
Liam Stoker reports from Clay Hill Solar Farm, the first solar project to be built in the UK without subsidy support, and discovers how the solar-plus-storage facility was energised.
Visitors have just one week left to register before the doors open for this year’s Solar & Storage Live.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is on the hunt for a new chief executive after announcing that Paul Barwell will step down after five years in the job.