Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, explores the detail behind the data in the UK's battery storage market, as new applications continue to swell.
Now as we approach one year on, Solar Power Portal had a chat with Solar Trade Association CEO Chris Hewett about how the industry has fared in the post FiT world.
Smart Metering Systems (SMS) moves into the Virtual Power Plant (VPP) sector as it reveals its acquisition of Solo Energy.
Viridian Solar has announced it has renewed its National Supply Agreement with Bloor Homes to 2023.
Installers across the UK are shutting up shop in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) as uncertainty remains over key worker classification.
Chris Hewett, chief executive of the Solar Trade Association, spoke to Solar Power Portal about the exclusion of solar in yesterday's Budget and the promise of a reform to business rates.
Solar is once again absent from the Budget as nuclear fusion and carbon capture technologies receive funding boosts.
Battery systems could allow 25% more renewable electricity to be used during peak times, Northern Powergrid has found in its Distributed Storage and Solar Study.
Decarbonising housing is one of the “toughest challenges” for net zero, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has warned, and it is “vital” this challenge is not made harder.
Viridian Solar has announced a collaboration with window company VELUX to help provide a “seamless combination” of roof-integrated solar PV and roof windows.
Nationwide has today (10 February) announced it is to make £1 billion available for borrowers to reduce the carbon footprint of their homes.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has once again hit out at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) over its solar statistics.
Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has requested to remove solar PV from a planning application lodged with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.
Ofgem is in talks with suppliers to “ensure they understand their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) obligations”, with export tariffs required to be available to all customers with eligible installs.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) offerings continue to be announced, as Good Energy reveals its tariff for smaller installations isn’t yet operational.
The town of Corwen in Denbighshire in north-east Wales is looking to get up to 60 local households that generate their own power from solar panels to sign up to the Corwen Energy Local (CEL) scheme.
Shell Energy has boosted its Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff to 3.5p per kWh, two days after the scheme was introduced.
A number of prominent figures in the renewable industry have received awards as part of the 2020 New Year’s Honours list, including Virginia Graham.
Shell Energy’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff is to launch later in 2020 than the 1 January implementation date, it told Solar Power Portal.
Ofgem is issuing a final call for information on “dormant” feed-in tariff (FiT) installations still awaiting accreditation.
Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) membership is to be integrated into Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) from next year.
Limiting solar’s share in the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) to 10% is “disappointing”, the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has said, whilst welcoming the ambition shown in decarbonisation.
National certification scheme MCS has launched a new certification mark for installers and manufacturers.
Two men, who fraudulently sold solar panels to vulnerable people, have been ordered to pay confiscation totaling £413,206.10.
E.On has unveiled a limited-time discount on one of its solar offering of £400 as Black Friday sales kick off.
The Liberal Democrats party has released its manifesto for the upcoming general election, promising to ramp up support for renewables.
The Labour Party has pledged to install solar power hubs on 2,000 buildings around the country if elected in December.
Energy suppliers Octopus Energy and Midcounties Co-operative have launched Co-op Community Energy, a joint venture that will support renewable energy projects.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is calling on the next government to “hit the ground running” as it stresses the need for the “urgent delivery” of three key policies.
Firm describes energy contract with Cheshire West and Chester Council as one of the largest public sector housing solar PV contracts since the disappearance of the feed-in-tariff.