The UK solar industry installed 545MWp (DC) of new solar PV capacity during 2020, the first full calendar year when no government subsidies were on offer.
British utility E.ON has acquired a 49% share of residential and commercial solar energy company Eco2Solar.
Renewables installation company HBS New Energies is to supply integrated solar PV and battery storage for up to 77 residential properties in Hampshire.
HBS New Energies has signed an exclusive solar PV and electric vehicle (EV) charging deal with Bewley Homes.
A virtual power plant (VPP) combining solar and battery storage has been launched by AceOn in a bid to maximise renewable usage.
The solar sector has welcomed the including of solar PV with the Green Home Grant’s local authority allocation.
The value of residential solar has been touted after new research revealed that the technology can boost the value of houses by over £30,000.
Solar installer Solar Plants has gone into administration, ceasing to trade after eight years of business.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is joining forces with the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) for a new offering.
Shell Energy has boosted its Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff to 3.5p per kWh, two days after the scheme was introduced.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs have been unveiled after the legislation came into full effect yesterday (1 January 2020), with pricing ranging wildly from Social Energy's 5.6p per kWh down to the barely-compliant 0.001p per kWh that Shell Energy is offering.
The Labour party has launched its Warm Homes for All initiative, which would see a wide scale rollout of renewables and low carbon technologies such as solar PV.
BEIS will intervene if suppliers fail to come forward with a Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff come January, a spokesperson for the department said this week.
Letter penned by Good Energy chief executive Juliet Davenport calls on chancellor of the exchequer Sajid Javid to axe proposed VAT raises.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued an open letter to suppliers calling for export tariffs before the 1 January 2020 deadline.
Viridian Solar has penned a new supply agreement for its roof-integrated solar solution, adding another string to its new-build housing market bow.
Viridian Solar continues its expansion through a new partnership to bring its roof integrated solar to the Republic of Ireland.
HBS New Energies has been selected to deliver roof-integrated solar PV as part of Legal & General Homes' sustainable housing development.
Energy technology company Myenergi has launched an updated version of its zappi EV charger, one that it says “bridges the gap” between renewable generation and electric vehicles.
Power electronics giant ABB has announced a new collaboration with PV component manufacturer Tigo to bolster module-level monitoring capabilities worldwide.
Rexel has chosen to stock Solarcentury’s award winning Sunstation as their “product of choice” to cater for the UK’s built-in PV market.
Five solar installers are celebrating after they reached an out of court settlement for damages following the government’s unlawful changes to the feed-in tariff in 2011.
A project involving the refurbishment of the UK’s first ‘Energiesprong’ homes is nearing completion in Nottingham.
System installation and maintenance helps determine long-term performance of a photovoltaic system.
E.On chief executive Johannes Teyssen has backed the firm’s nascent solar-plus-battery business to grab market share in the UK and fired a salvo at the Conservative party’s proposed energy price cap.