The solar sector has welcomed the UK government’s 31% home carbon emissions reduction target as part of the long-awaited Future Homes Standard update.
As the Smart Export Guarantee turns a year old, Solar Power Portal takes a look back at how it came to be and what the last year has been like under the scheme.
The Solar Trade Association has rebranded to Solar Energy UK this year to reflect the “new era of solar in the UK”, with plans for increased member activity as well as striving for a target of 40GW installed capacity in the country by 2030. We caught up with chief executive Chris Hewett to find out what the trade body has in store for 2021.
The Irish Department of the Environment, Climate and Communication (DCCAE) is looking to launch a support scheme for microgeneration technologies, such as solar PV.
Solar generation grew by 2.29% in 2020 amidst surging growth in renewables more broadly in Great Britain, according to analysis from EnAppSys.
A new rooftop solar array is now generating at Scottish Water’s Campbeltown Water Treatment Works.
Solar Power Portal caught up with Egni Co-op's Rosie Gillam to discuss the benefits and challenges of co-ops, and the power of a 'DIY ethos'.
A second extension to the partnership between Viridian Solar and Persimmon Homes has been agreed.
Portsmouth is set to launch a new solar PV scheme that could help more than 30,000 homes install rooftop panels.
O&M provider expands UK footprint to reduce response time in growing core market.
British utility E.ON has acquired a 49% share of residential and commercial solar energy company Eco2Solar.
Here’s the top-ranking news from 2020 on Solar Power Portal, based on page views.
Custom Solar has been chosen to deliver Portsmouth City Council’s "ground-breaking" solar and battery installation at Portsmouth International Port.
Viridian Solar has sealed a new group deal with Welsh housebuilder Beech Developments.
Renewables installation company HBS New Energies is to supply integrated solar PV and battery storage for up to 77 residential properties in Hampshire.
Work has started on Scottish Water’s latest solar installation, which is also set to include Invinity Energy Systems' vanadium flow batteries.