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.
Homes with sustainable solutions such as solar panels are more attractive to buyers than those with gardens according to new research.
Installers are calling for an extension to the Green Homes Grants by at least eighteen months.
MCS has updated its solar PV Standard as it celebrates the “encouraging levels” of new installations.
Cornwall based installer Naked Solar talked to Solar Power Portal about operating through the COVID-19 lockdown, and the impact it has had on domestic solar installations.
UK energy trade bodies – including the Solar Trade Association and Regen – are calling on the Treasury to implement tax relief for clean energy technologies.
Thermal energy storage firm Sunamp has raised £4.5 million in Series A funding to help support its international expansion.
Battery storage company sonnen has partnered with Jumptech, with its Connect platform set to help streamline installation.
Domestic solar PV installations more than doubled in June, jumping 185% on average compared to May.
Shell Energy has launched a new Solar Storage tariff as part of its partnership with German battery manufacturer sonnen.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has released a new report detailing how mass adoption of residential solar, storage and smart controls could completely remove the evening peak.
Brighton and Hove City Council is planning to install solar panels on up to 1,000 council-owned homes.