Beverage company Diageo has been given the green light by Fife council for the construction of its 4.1MW solar farm.
Following Octopus Energy increasing its SEG rate due to high power prices, Solar Power Portal took a look at the rates on offer from suppliers following the launch of the SEG two years ago.
Solar PV made up around 99.8% of all installations registered with the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) in its first fifteen months of operations.
Drinks company Diageo - which produces spirits and beers such as Captain Morgan, Smirnoff and Guinness - has applied for planning permission for a new on-site solar farm.
Michael Lewis, CEO of E.ON UK, and Paul Hutchens, CEO, Eco2Solar together call for decisive action from housing developers, to ensure they commit to solar to ensure the UK captures its green industrial revolution.
Solar Power Portal caught up with E.On’s Chris Lovatt, chief operating officer for energy infrastructure services – who is taking a place on Eco2Solar’s board as part of the investment – to discuss the investment, residential solar and the drive for decarbonisation.
British utility E.ON has acquired a 49% share of residential and commercial solar energy company Eco2Solar.
Suppliers have reported growth in the uptake of their Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs despite challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Homes with sustainable solutions such as solar panels are more attractive to buyers than those with gardens according to new research.
Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) tariffs have been unveiled after the legislation came into full effect yesterday (1 January 2020), with pricing ranging wildly from Social Energy's 5.6p per kWh down to the barely-compliant 0.001p per kWh that Shell Energy is offering.
E.On has unveiled a limited-time discount on one of its solar offering of £400 as Black Friday sales kick off.
E.On has unveiled a range of interest-free financing options for domestic solar and storage in the UK, helping consumers spread installation costs.
E.On has handed Solar Panel Cleaning Services (SPCS) what it claims is the largest domestic solar PV cleaning contract in the UK.
E.On has unveiled a ‘first of its kind’ Solar Reward scheme promising to “bridge the gap” between the feed-in tariff and the Smart Export Guarantee.
Premier Inn has installed a 100kW lithium ion battery at its Gyle at Edinburgh Park hotel in the Scottish capital, claiming it to be the first battery-powered hotel in the UK.
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.