Articles tagged with: Residential

Solar scam warning in Fife as ‘nefarious’ tactics emerge

Solar scam warning in Fife as ‘nefarious’ tactics emerge

16 Jan 2018, 08:57

Homeowners and businesses in Fife are being targeted by solar scammers according to the local council’s trading standards team, which has issued a warning to be on the lookout for renewable energy and property maintenance scams.

Scottish energy strategy leaves STA Scotland disappointed

Scottish energy strategy leaves STA Scotland disappointed

21 Dec 2017, 15:14

The Scottish arm of the Solar Trade Association (STA) has expressed disappointment at the lack of measures to promote solar PV deployment in the Scottish Energy Strategy and has called for a dedicated solar strategy.

Solar stories of the year 2017: July – September

Solar stories of the year 2017: July – September

20 Dec 2017, 11:36

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the third of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at July, August and September.

Solar stories of the year 2017: April – June

Solar stories of the year 2017: April – June

19 Dec 2017, 08:00

With 2017 drawing to a close, Solar Power Portal recaps some of the most popular and important stories of the year. In the second of a series of articles in the lead up to Christmas, today we look at April, May and June.

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Guest blog

Using solar system monitoring to improve customer acquisition

12 Dec 2017, 10:36 • By Lior Handelsman
Using solar system monitoring to improve customer acquisition

Lior Handelsman, VP of marketing and product strategy at SolarEdge, examines how solar system monitoring software can be used to improve customer acquisition strategies in a post- or reduced-FiT environment.

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Guest blog

Bricks and mortar and solar: The PV opportunity in housebuilding

12 Dec 2017, 08:13 • By Stuart Elmes
Bricks and mortar and solar: The PV opportunity in housebuilding

Stuart Elmes, whose company Viridian Solar secured an exclusive supply deal with housebuilder Persimmon Homes earlier this month, discusses the opportunity for solar PV in the new-build housing market.

STA names Chris Hewett as new CEO

STA names Chris Hewett as new CEO

28 Nov 2017, 12:26

The Solar Trade Association has announced that Chris Hewett will take the reins as the trade body’s new chief executive.

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Editor's blog

What might solar see within tomorrow’s Budget?

21 Nov 2017, 10:58 • By Liam Stoker
What might solar see within tomorrow’s Budget?

Liam Stoker looks ahead to tomorrow lunchtime to see what the UK’s solar industry might expect to see within Philip Hammond’s – and the UK’s – first Autumn Budget.

Centrica preparing to roll out solar-plus-storage in Cornwall

Centrica preparing to roll out solar-plus-storage in Cornwall

16 Nov 2017, 08:19

Centrica will “most likely” install up to 100 residential energy storage batteries in selected homes in Cornwall, alongside new installs of solar panels if they are not already in place, as part of its local energy market (LEM) programme.