Articles tagged with: Residential

S&SL Speaker Spotlight: Virginia Graham, chief executive Renewable Energy Assurance

S&SL Speaker Spotlight: Virginia Graham, chief executive Renewable Energy Assurance

14 Sep 2017, 12:34

With less than three weeks to go until Solar & Storage Live, Solar Power Portal has spoken to Virginia Graham, chief executive Renewable Energy Assurance which administers the Renewable Energy Consumer Code, who will take to the stage alongside Martin Cotterell and Graham Kenyon to discuss their co-authored IET Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems.

Solar installers hit back at ‘cash grab’ fee increase from MCS

Solar installers hit back at ‘cash grab’ fee increase from MCS

7 Sep 2017, 10:40

Solar installers have demanded a justification for the decision to more than double installation fees under the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS), which has been branded a “cash grab” that fails to deliver any additional value to businesses.

Less than a month to go until Solar & Storage Live

Less than a month to go until Solar & Storage Live

5 Sep 2017, 11:59

It’s now less than a month until the doors of Birmingham’s NEC open to visitors attending Solar & Storage Live, the UK’s flagship exhibition and conference for solar, storage and smart technology.

Guest blog
Aesthetics growing in appeal for rooftop solar

Sponsored Aesthetics growing in appeal for rooftop solar

31 Aug 2017, 16:50
• By Martyn Johnson

Rooftop solar is in demand as homeowners seek to boost energy performance and reduce their carbon footprint. As Schweizer’s sales manager for UK and Ireland Martyn Johnson reports, aesthetic appeal is becoming a big driver.

Feature
Guest blog

Fire safety risks – and their solutions – in solar PV

15 Aug 2017, 08:24 • By Lior Handelsman
Fire safety risks – and their solutions – in solar PV

Lior Handelsman, VP of marketing & product strategy and founder at inverter manufacturer SolarEdge, discusses solar’s excellent fire safety record and what installers need to be aware of in light of recent reports.

IET publishes long-awaited code of practice for energy storage

IET publishes long-awaited code of practice for energy storage

10 Aug 2017, 12:07

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) has published its long-awaited Code of Practice for Electrical Energy Storage Systems, filling what has been described as a vacuum of clear guidance for installers and their customers.

Feature

A solar strategy worth waiting for

28 Jul 2017, 16:34 • By Steve Mack
A solar strategy worth waiting for

As London mayor Sadiq Khan prepares to launch his environment strategy this month, Low Carbon's head of Investments Steve Mack discusses the potential for solar in the capital and what the mayor needs to do to ensure London becomes a global leader in the use of renewable energy.