Articles tagged with: Uk Solar

EDF Energy targets solar homes with discounted battery offer

EDF Energy targets solar homes with discounted battery offer

29 Nov 2018, 10:59

EDF Energy is to target the UK’s solar households with a discounted offer of battery units from Powervault in exchange for them signing up to a ten year contract allowing the supplier to use the storage capacity in the energy services market.

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Making the most of rooftop solar opportunities

22 Nov 2018, 10:16 • By Abid Kazim
Making the most of rooftop solar opportunities

In the latest from NextEnergy Capital, Abid Kazim discusses the shift to a decentralised energy system, how this will facilitate the deployment of rooftop solar and what investment opportunities distributed energy generation represents as we move to the electrification of transportation.

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Public to private: Does the latest subsidy-free solar farm offer a bridge to future deployment?

12 Nov 2018, 11:32 • By David Pratt
Public to private: Does the latest subsidy-free solar farm offer a bridge to future deployment?

West Sussex County Council recently followed up Anesco's completion of the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm in September last year with its own, deploying 7.4MW alongside a battery to make the project viable. While some have argued the project offers little in discussions of the future solar landscape in the UK, local authority projects are being completed now and could bridge the gap in deployment until private investors get moving.

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UK rooftop solar at a crossroads; planning for life after tariffs

6 Nov 2018, 11:30 • By David Pratt
UK rooftop solar at a crossroads; planning for life after tariffs

As the tariff and potentially export payment regimes comes to an end, never before has it been more important to look at alternative means to ensure rooftop solar continues to play a part in national decarbonisation. However, international comparisons raised at an event yesterday demonstrate how more needs to be done to move the conversation on from tariffs to planning, with the government far from off the hook.

Five reasons to attend Solar & Storage Live 2018

Five reasons to attend Solar & Storage Live 2018

9 Oct 2018, 08:43

Solar & Storage Live 2018 opens its doors in a week’s time, with around 4,000 pre-registered visitors expected to flock to Birmingham’s NEC. Here’s why this year’s event is not to be missed.