A coalition of almost 30 industry organisations is calling for the removal of VAT on domestic energy storage and other renewable and clean technologies.
Solar PV made up around 99.8% of all installations registered with the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) in its first fifteen months of operations.
FIMER is launching high-power inverter and high-capacity storage platforms for the residential market with an aim of helping installers make the most of increasing demand.
Thermal energy storage firm Sunamp has received a £6 million convertible loan note investment from the Scottish National Investment Bank.
Residential and commercial rooftop solar PV system distributor Segen is to be acquired by Labora Holdings Limited, the parent company of electrical products and services supplier City Electrical Factors (CEF).
The government didn’t sufficiently understand the challenges facing installers as part of the Green Homes Grant, having failed to learn from its own previous energy schemes.
A £9.2 million development in Perth, Scotland has seen solar PV rolled out across 70 new homes.
While some energy suppliers are continuing to see strong interest in Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs, others are remaining tight-lipped about their popularity.
The sales practices of the Community Energy Scheme UK are being called into question with the opening of an investigation by energy regulator Ofgem.
Social Energy has said its customers are the first green residential prosumers in Great Britain after it enabled them to claim Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin certificates for the renewable energy they generate.
Installations of solar PV under the Local Authority Delivery of the Green Homes Grant have risen, although the technology still represents just 5% of total installations.
A Guarantee Scheme, financial support and options for surplus energy would all boost domestic solar uptake.
Social Energy has launched a new solar export tariff offering 20p/kWh for the first 1,000kWh exported per year.
The UK solar industry needs to treble to align with Climate Change Committee (CCC) recommendations, hitting 40GW of installed capacity by 2030.
German PV manufacturer Solarwatt has today (9 June) unveiled a new battery storage product developed in collaboration with BMW.
Battery storage, electric vehicle (EV) charging and related smart tech are to be the focus of new training and apprenticeships launched by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan in partnership with Solar Energy UK.
Surrey County Council is to offer homeowners the opportunity to buy solar PV through a group-buying scheme as it becomes the latest to join Solar Together.
HBS New Energies is to install 37 of its complete in-roof solar systems at a new housing development in Weston-super-Mare.
Following a successful first phase, Moixa’s partnership with Energia is to now offer solar and storage to a wider customer base.
HBS New Energies has been awarded a contract by Wain Homes to install solar PV amounting to a total of just under 300kWp on 123 new low-carbon dwellings.
As Viridian Solar looks to expand – with the Netherlands a key market for the company – the “financial firepower” it now has access to will help it support even its largest clients in rolling out solar as a standard part of every roof.
Viridian Solar’s “eyes remain firmly on the future” as it announces it has been acquired by roofing manufacturer Marley.
Viridian Solar has unveiled new roofing kits that extend its existing partnership with VELUX, announced last year.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is to consult on a new route for installer certification.
Further calls have come in ahead of next week’s Budget for the Chancellor to not curtail the Green Homes Grant scheme.
A collection of energy and environmental organisations are urging the government to up its commitment to UK solar with the implementation of a deployment target of at least 40GW by 2030.
Any of the initial £2 billion promised for the Green Homes Grant that goes unspent this year will not be rolled over.
A second extension to the partnership between Viridian Solar and Persimmon Homes has been agreed.
As part of its new offering, the Tesla Energy Plan, the tech giant is offering the highest Solar Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs in the UK.
Suppliers have reported growth in the uptake of their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs despite challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.