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.
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.
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.
Campbell & Kennedy (C&K) has installed its 100th school solar system as it looks to educate schools on renewable energy.
Infrastructure asset management firm Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP) has acquired two UK solar portfolios from Ancala Partners LLP.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is the latest to join a slew of calls for the proposed solar VAT hike to be scrapped.
Regulation changes are forcing solar developers to out-source staff needed to complete projects, says energy consultancy Roadnight Taylor.
Anesco has targeted the UK’s domestic solar-plus-storage market with a new ‘at Home’ offering comprising a raft of clean energy technologies.
SSEN is expanding its flexible connection offer to all its customers with solar plans, regardless of grid constraint.
Solar and storage distributor Midsummer Energy has opened a new subsidiary in Dublin to take aim at the Irish market.
Eco2Solar has partnered heat battery firm Sunamp to deliver a solar PV-powered domestic heating pilot.
Solar module manufacturer Q Cells has committed to the UK PV market in the long term, claiming the post-feed in tariff landscape “abounds with opportunities”.
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.
The Labour Party has announced plans to install solar one 1.75 million homes as part of a huge energy sector shake-up.
HBS New Energies has been selected to deliver roof-integrated solar PV as part of Legal & General Homes' sustainable housing development.
The Renewable Energy Association has taken aim at a government proposal to hike up the VAT rates attached to some energy saving materials, including solar and battery storage.
Rolec EV is launching a solar powered electric vehicle (EV) charger for homeowners who have, or intend to have, solar.
Good Energy has completed the sale of its 5MW Brynwhilach solar farm for a total consideration of £5.6 million.
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.
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.
Over 900 solar panels have been installed for Hildon Natural Mineral Water in a bid to cut its carbon emissions.
Solar has helped IKEA to achieve an ‘Outstanding’ BREEAM UK New Construction Post Construction rating at its Greenwich site.
Total UK solar generation soared in Q1 2019 to 2.7TWh, helping renewables to a new quarterly high, a new report has said.
A 50kW ‘ground-integrated photovoltaic’ (GIPV) residential solar system has been installed in Burnham Market, Norfolk.
Furniture giant IKEA closed its solar panel offering in the UK on 1 March citing the closure of the feed-in tariff (FiT).
Léonie Greene, director of advocacy and new markets at the Solar Trade Association, looks back at the some of the moments and people that have been critical to the solar industry under the feed-in tariff on the eve of the scheme’s closure.