Housebuilder Taylor Wimpey has requested to remove solar PV from a planning application lodged with Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council.
Ofgem is in talks with suppliers to “ensure they understand their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) obligations”, with export tariffs required to be available to all customers with eligible installs.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) offerings continue to be announced, as Good Energy reveals its tariff for smaller installations isn’t yet operational.
The town of Corwen in Denbighshire in north-east Wales is looking to get up to 60 local households that generate their own power from solar panels to sign up to the Corwen Energy Local (CEL) scheme.
Shell Energy has boosted its Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff to 3.5p per kWh, two days after the scheme was introduced.
A number of prominent figures in the renewable industry have received awards as part of the 2020 New Year’s Honours list, including Virginia Graham.
Shell Energy’s Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariff is to launch later in 2020 than the 1 January implementation date, it told Solar Power Portal.
Ofgem is issuing a final call for information on “dormant” feed-in tariff (FiT) installations still awaiting accreditation.
Renewable Energy Consumer Code (RECC) membership is to be integrated into Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) from next year.
Limiting solar’s share in the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) to 10% is “disappointing”, the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA) has said, whilst welcoming the ambition shown in decarbonisation.
National certification scheme MCS has launched a new certification mark for installers and manufacturers.
Two men, who fraudulently sold solar panels to vulnerable people, have been ordered to pay confiscation totaling £413,206.10.
E.On has unveiled a limited-time discount on one of its solar offering of £400 as Black Friday sales kick off.
The Liberal Democrats party has released its manifesto for the upcoming general election, promising to ramp up support for renewables.
The Labour Party has pledged to install solar power hubs on 2,000 buildings around the country if elected in December.
Energy suppliers Octopus Energy and Midcounties Co-operative have launched Co-op Community Energy, a joint venture that will support renewable energy projects.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is calling on the next government to “hit the ground running” as it stresses the need for the “urgent delivery” of three key policies.
Firm describes energy contract with Cheshire West and Chester Council as one of the largest public sector housing solar PV contracts since the disappearance of the feed-in-tariff.
Ethical investment platform Abundance has launched its latest housing offer, with rooftop solar a key element of the plans.
Solar has continued to be the most popular renewable technology with the public as of September 2019, a factor which must be considered by any prospective government the industry has said.
The Labour party has launched its Warm Homes for All initiative, which would see a wide scale rollout of renewables and low carbon technologies such as solar PV.
Solar panel manufacturer Viridian Solar has been chosen by construction company Stewart Milne Homes as a preferred supplier, signing a Group Supply Agreement.
Solar Media’s Liam Stoker and Andy Colthorpe return for episode three of the Solar Media Podcast, taking an extensive look at Britain’s net zero legislation. Is 2050 ambitious enough? Is 2025 too ambitious? What’s the sweet spot, and what’s needed for the country to be in with a chance of attaining it?
The UK’s solar capacity would need to nearly triple to 35GW to decarbonise by 2030, a report into the fastest path to decarbonisation over the next decade has found.
Moixa is to take its battery technology to Ireland as part of a new virtual power plant (VPP) in partnership with Irish supplier Energia.
A landmark project aimed at piloting the powering of Britain's railways with on-site solar was amongst the winners of this year's Community Energy Awards.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has committed to work alongside the UK’s solar industry to improve the accuracy of its solar deployment statistics.
Residential solar and storage is to provide flexibility to UK Power Networks (UKPN) as part of a new local energy market (LEM) trial in Brixton.
Solar is “ready to deliver” in the transition to a net zero future but the Labour Party is facing a “considerable challenge” in its proposed target of net zero by 2030.
Viridian Solar is to launch into the US and Latin American markets after penning an exclusive licensing arrangement with North American PV mounting provider Unirac.