Moixa has launched its latest residential energy storage unit, utilising 4.8kWh of storage capacity to offer homeowners greater benefits from time of use tariffs and arbitrage models.
The rise of grid trading and off-peak tariffs, rather than the closure of the Feed-in tariff and potentially the export tariff, will see the domestic storage market experience “huge growth” over 2019 according to SolaX’s European product manager ahead of next week’s Solar & Storage Live.
Solar & Storage Live 2018 opens its doors in a week’s time, with around 4,000 pre-registered visitors expected to flock to Birmingham’s NEC. Here’s why this year’s event is not to be missed.
International battery brand Duracell is set to launch a home energy storage system in partnership with a UK energy supply and services company, which claims it will enable big increases in the revenues available to owners of the devices.
Six men found guilty in August of defrauding 1,500 victims out of £17 million in a solar PV sales scam have been sentenced to a total of over 30 years’ imprisonment between them.
The first tranche of a near £3 million investment is to be deployed on the Isles of Scilly to deliver installations of new solar arrays, as well as electric vehicle chargers including some with vehicle-to-grid technology.
Brexit and the possibility of a general election leading to policy change, combined with the potential closure of the export tariff as the feed-in tariff regime comes to an end, will result in a “void” of uncertainty come March 2019.
Installations of solar and battery units are underway in Cornwall as part of Centrica’s Local Energy Market (LEM), with some of the 100 participating homes to be the first in the UK to use sonnen’s latest hybrid batteries.
The closure of the export tariff to new solar installations as proposed by government would be tantamount to theft, according to Genius Roofing Solutions which is exhibiting its flashing solution for fitting solar PV at this year’s Solar & Storage Live.
Gemserv, the administrator of the Micro Certification Scheme (MCS), has acquired two specialist consultancies specialising in digital services and cyber security in an effort to broaden its capabilities.
RETIG, the parent company of clean energy supplier Tonik Energy, has acquired renewables contractor The Phoenix Works.
Personal information of thousands of feed-in tariff recipients has been incorrectly shared by npower, sparking an investigation by the Information Commissioner’s Office into the supplier and an unnamed ‘fulfilment partner’.
Tesla’s former EMEA vice-present has taken on an advisory role for Solo Energy as the company seeks to build out its vision of a virtual power plant driven by residential and commercial battery systems.
Six people have been found guilty of a £17 million solar PV sales fraud that took in 1,500 victims, many of whom were elderly, retired and vulnerable people.
A majority of UK solar installers said they would face hardship if the government presses ahead with plans to close the export tariff, a Solar Power Portal survey has found.
The solar industry has today issued a rallying call to preserve export tariff payments from next April ahead of looming consultation deadlines.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a few weeks away, and we’re profiling some of this year’s shortlisted nominations in the build up to the event. Today, we look at the Residential Storage Project category, sponsored by DBS Leoch.
The Solar Power Portal and Energy Storage News Awards 2018 is now just a matter of weeks away and our respective shortlists have been made public.
All new housing developments should be fitted with three-phase electricity supply instead of the current practice of ‘lowest cost’ single phase supply to allow greater deployment of residential solar, according to a new report out today.
NextEnergy Solar Fund (NESF) has added almost 300 rooftop PV systems to its portfolio following the successful acquisition of 1.15MW of assets for a total investment value of £3.6 million.
There has been “huge interest” from homeowners seeking to take part in Ireland’s pilot micro-generation grant scheme within the first day according to the scheme’s administrator, which has just 15 installers so far approved to deliver the scheme.
Homeowners in Ireland can now access hundreds of euros in grants to fund the installation of solar and energy storage systems as the government launches its first micro-generation scheme for the technology.
The installation of solar and battery systems is underway on the Isles of Scilly in the first stage of a £10.8 million project to demonstrate how renewable and smart energy resources can transform the islands’ grid system.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) expects sub-5MW solar deployment to fall to between 50MW and 100MW each year as a result of its closure of the feed-in tariff scheme, its impact assessment reveals.
The green economy has widely condemned the government’s post-subsidy renewables vision, deriding it for a lack of clarity and the potential for it to have “worrying” and “truly bizarre” consequences.
The Home Insulation & Energy Systems Contractors Scheme (HIES) has joined TrustMark as a scheme operator, reinforcing its consumer protection standards.
Solo Energy is to launch a ‘free battery’ business model to UK homeowners after carrying out a pilot in Orkney that saw solar and storage systems deployed on 30 properties to boost self-consumption and overcome grid constraints.
The government is keen to avoid a “bonanza” of people “gaming the system” as it continues to mull a replacement for the small-scale feed-in tariff scheme.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to reveal the shortlists for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018.
Solar stalwart Solarcentury has appointed Wolf Dietrich as its new UK general manager as the company prepares for “strong future growth” in the market.