A coalition of almost 30 industry organisations is calling for the removal of VAT on domestic energy storage and other renewable and clean technologies.
A letter penned by energy supplier Bulb and signed by over 30 industry organisations is calling on the government to reduce VAT rates for green technologies, including solar and energy storage.
A new market mechanism for longer-duration storage should be created according to the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA).
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s 2021 Budget was notably absent of commitments to support the solar and storage sectors, despite the welcome news of a UK-Infrastructure Bank and green bonds.
The Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA) is calling on the government to reverse the decision to not rollover unspent Green Homes Grant funding into 2021/22.
Energy storage firm AceOn has joined a call to reverse changes to VAT for the technology that came into effect in 2019.
The government should reverse the VAT rise for home energy storage to help deliver up to 86,000 jobs and boost UK manufacturing.
UK energy trade bodies – including the Solar Trade Association and Regen – are calling on the Treasury to implement tax relief for clean energy technologies.
A consumer code for installers and suppliers of electric vehicle (EV) charge points has been launched by Renewable Energy Assurance Ltd (REAL).
The number of jobs in the solar sector has dropped "disappointingly" since 2015, according figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) show.
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.
Exports of solar PV and battery storage to GB distribution networks have seen a “exponential” increase, according to new data from ElectraLink and the Renewable Energy Association (REA).
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.
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.
UK solar industry stalwart Ray Noble has been recognised within the Queen’s birthday honours list, leading a crowd of renewables advocates to have received honours this weekend.
The Valuation Office Agency (VOA) is calling on the sector to engage with the development of business rates that will be applied to energy storage projects in 2022, including those attached to subsidy-free solar farms.
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.