Good Energy has said that its growing share of the feed-in tariff administration market, coupled with new propositions in decentralised energy such as energy storage, has left the supplier in an “exciting position” for the coming year.
ABB has launched a new solar inverter with the capability to accommodate up to 12kWh of energy storage to increase the self-sufficiency of homes.
Sharp has launched its latest offering for the European market, a 48 cell PV module boasting what the Japanese electronics firm has dubbed ‘Best in Class’ efficiency levels.
Cambridge-based solar distributor Midsummer Wholesale has said its sales have nearly doubled after it moved to bolster its product range and online presence.
AES Solar has racked up a partnership with EV charging and battery storage supplier Phuse Energy.
UK solar distributor Waxman Energy has added Trina Solar panels to its portfolio of solar products.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open and this year’s Residential Storage Project category is expected to be amongst the most keenly contested.
Nominations for the Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News Awards 2018 are now open, and the Residential Rooftop Solar Installation award returns once again.
Two years ago the government’s new feed-in tariff regime came into force, starting an immensely difficult period for the solar industry. Deployment has fallen by nearly 80%, and thousands of jobs have been lost. This is the inside track of how it happened.
Puredrive Energy has launched a power purchase agreement (PPA) offer for installations of battery energy storage facilities up to 50kWh to address the different needs of the commercial sector.
The government has appeared to shelve plans for a review of the feed-in tariff, adding more uncertainty to the domestic renewables sector.
Nissan is backing its big brand presence to crack the UK solar market and expects to complete its first installation in the UK in a matter of weeks.
Energy secretary Greg Clarke has been warned that the UK is at great risk of missing out on the benefit of low carbon power if it does not address concerns surrounding deployment.
Ireland is to pilot a domestic microgeneration scheme for solar PV this summer according to climate minister Denis Naughten, opening the potential for funding outside of the Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS).
Moixa has made greater strides into the Japanese market after securing £5 million investment from trading house Itochu, which will install the British company’s GridShare aggregation platform as standard on its own home battery product.
Solar Power Portal is delighted to announce that entries for the Solar Power Portal Awards 2018 are now open.
Car manufacturer Nissan has become the latest major company to enter the UK solar market with a new domestic offering.
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.
Social housing provider Optivo has launched a procurement tender worth up to £100 million over the next four years seeking development partners to deliver a series of rooftop solar PV installations across the UK public sector property portfolio.
After eight quarters of deployment under the revised feed-in tariff scheme, solar PV continues to deploy at around half the level government expected it to, recent statistics have revealed.
2018 will be the year in which solar will have to prove it can operate outside of a subsidy framework, but could benefit from the diminishing reliance on government policy and the growing use of additional technologies like battery storage.
The chairman of Lightsource has stepped down from his post following the recent merger with BP, claiming he felt it was the right time to relinquish his duties to the new management team.
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.
Three new directors have taken the reins of the Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) and have immediately set to work on establishing a “new vision” for the scheme’s future.
Canadian investor Fiera Infrastructure has bought up a 41MWp solar portfolio from Macquarie, including over 13,000 residential installations, constructed and financed by the Australian group over the last four years.
Nottingham City Council has begun work to expand its solar portfolio with the launch of a new framework that could see tens of millions of pounds spent over the next four years on new solar installations in the city and surrounding regions.
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.
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.
Ofgem has published guidance outlining how developers and asset owners can add storage to their subsidised solar installations without losing accreditation to the Renewables Obligation (RO) and Feed-in Tariff (FiT).
Battery storage and smart technologies are to be rolled out to homes in the Irish town of Dingle as part of a new trial to test their potential to support the use of variable renewable energy supply resources and smart connection to the Irish electricity grid.