UK Power Networks (UKPN) has launched a new fast-track application process for small-scale electricity storage just days after the government solidified its support for the technology with funding allocations and new regulatory proposals.
CCL Components has launched a commercial project finance offering to help installers overcome limits on available capital in new projects, enabling them to grow in size and capability.
The energy performance of a home can now be used by mortgage lenders to determine if higher levels of finance can be provided to new homeowners, creating an impetus for buyers and house builders increase energy efficiency and savings in their homes.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to today reveal the entries that have been shortlisted for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
There is now more than 200MW of capacity within the residential solar feed-in tariff (FiT) cap as the regime enters the second half of its operation.
Big Six utility E.On is aiming to leverage sales of its solar-plus-storage offering with the launch of a new power trading division in the UK.
More significant details regarding the generation profile of their solar roof tiles are needed before Tesla can substantiate claims that they are cheaper than conventional roofs.
On Solar Independence Day, Liam Stoker looks at how the industry is enjoying a revival independent from government-backed incentives.
Moixa secured £2.5 million of funding in the first quarter of 2017 which it will use to pursue a goal of installing 50,000 home battery systems by the end of the decade.
What is expected to be Europe’s largest community battery is set to be installed at an innovative regeneration scheme in Nottingham, with a 2MWh Tesla battery to be deployed in September as part of a housing scheme alongside community solar.
Bristol Energy Cooperative is seeking to crowdfund more than £1 million which will help to pay for its maiden battery storage investment.
Solarplicity has claimed its new solar initiative could save social housing tenants £200 million a year if they sign up to free LEDs, a smart meter and having solar PV installed where viable.
Green deal providers are processing loans for the first in nearly two years after the Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) kicked into gear once again.
Today is the last day for you to nominate your projects for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards.
Solar developer Solarplicity is preparing the imminent launch of a low-subsidy residential solar model that could see thousands of housing association properties installed with PV, Solar Power Portal can reveal.
Rooftop solar panels in towns and cities across Scotland were able to generate more than the average home’s demand for electricity throughout May in an “extraordinary month for renewables”, according to WWF Scotland.
Solarwatt has appointed Bobbie Wright as its sales manager for the UK and Ireland to oversee the launch of its MyReserve battery storage system for homes and business in the UK.
Inverter manufacturer Huawei has launched its maiden residential product for the European market, offering to connect rooftop solar installs with domestic appliances to maximise self-consumption.
Advanced materials in solar panel construction help enable electricity and ensure panel longevity.
The cost of installing domestic solar in the UK has charted an erratic path over the last year since feed-in tariff (FiT) cuts were enacted in January 2016, with a swing of almost £200 per kilowatt at various points.
The Green Deal Finance Company (GDFC) is seeking to raise up to £5 million to accelerate the roll-out of its new offering as it prepares to open new loans to UK homeowners.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) will seek to work with the next government to almost double the UK’s solar capacity by 2022 with an overall aim to reach the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) goal of 40GW of solar by 2030.
Eaton will place safety, reliability of service and consumer interaction at the heart of its home storage offering as it prepares to roll out nationwide with “an army” of electrical contractors and support staff.
Fresh from launching its domestic storage business, Mercedes-Benz Energy has enrolled Innasol as one of its partner companies to help with the distribution, servicing and maintenance its units.
London mayor Sadiq Khan’s has been urged to include special considerations for solar in his plans to launch an independent energy supplier for London.
Energy UK has said the country’s next government must embrace the “changing” energy market and extend support for low carbon generation.
Registration for Solar & Storage Live 2017, the annual flagship exhibition and conference organised by Solar Media, is now open.
There are “abundant” opportunities for solar and other renewables to bolster public coffers amidst funding cuts, a new report from Baroness Jenny Jones has claimed.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to reveal the 12-strong panel of judges who will preside over submissions for this year’s Solar Power Portal Awards ceremony.
Mercedes-Benz Energy has begun exporting its home energy storage systems to the UK as part of a wider international push into new markets outside of Germany.