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.
Good Energy founder and chief executive Juliet Davenport has been elected to the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) board of directors.
Solar-plus-storage installs and virtual power plant roll-outs are providing a route to market for installers even in the absence of feed-in tariffs.
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 Storage Business Model Innovation category.
The preview edition of Solar & Storage Today, the free daily newspaper of Solar & Storage Live, is now free to download.
The government is endangering thousands of jobs with its plans to close the feed-in tariff next year, the Renewable Energy Association (REA) has said.
Solar & Storage Live, the UK’s largest solar and energy storage trade exhibition, is partnering with the government’s Green Great Britain Week next month.
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.
Battery storage developer Camborne Energy Storage (CES) has been plunged into administration after failing to find buyers for prospective battery projects.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has written to energy minister Claire Perry, expressing his deep concerns surrounding the government’s solar proposals.
A majority of the British public would be willing to install rooftop solar and batteries fit for an evolving energy system, provided the government met them half way, a new survey has found.
Solar farms could be able to compete for contracts in the Capacity Market as early as winter 2019/20 if new government proposals, launched yesterday, are approved.
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.
Solar Power Portal is today canvassing the UK’s small-scale renewables sector to build its response to the government’s cliff-edge removal of support.
The Labour Party has once again scrutinised the Conservative Party’s track record on renewables policy amidst a broader push on energy issues.
Major utility E.On has urged the UK government to encourage homeowners to take up solar PV and batteries in the midst of growing policy uncertainty.
Meeting the costs of the feed-in tariff (FiT) regime has meant solar ‘hasn't necessarily got a good name’ within government across the board, according to the lead of a new network set up to safeguard the academic future of the technology.
The Irish government has approved the country’s long-awaited Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS), with the first auction set to take place in 2019 after state aid approval has been secured from the European Union.
Solar developers could be offered ‘time-profiled’ grid access during daylight hours to suit the generation profiles of their sites under a planned shake-up of the distribution network access and charging arrangements.
Leonie Greene, director of advocacy and new markets at the Solar Trade Association, analyses what the government’s future of small-scale renewables holds in store and what steps must be taken next.
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 government has confirmed it will close the small-scale feed-in tariff (FiT) on 31 March 2019 as planned and, crucially, close the export tariff to new installations at the same time.
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.
Halfway through 2018 and large-scale battery storage in the UK has reached over 450MW installed capacity, with around 250MW being completed this year alone. Solar Media Market Research analyst Lauren Cook looks back at how we got here, and what we can learn from the rapidly growing large-scale pipeline.
SPP talks to Alastair Mounsey, UK country manager at JA Solar, about what to expect from the UK market as it rebounds and what installers can learn from other markets who’ve managed regulatory change in the past.
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has urged the government to take up the “golden opportunity” to go green and ditch its nuclear vision in favour of cheaper renewables.
Small-scale renewables and battery storage installs could be set for a boost in London after the mayor’s energy efficiency fund secured £500 million in funding.