Nine years on from the beginning of the feed-in tariff and the solar industry is a changed beast. Larger, certainly. Wiser, perhaps. One thing is for sure, it has learned to thrive in the face of uncertainty and rampant adversity.
Liam Stoker kicks off a fortnight-long series of content that will bid a fond farewell to the feed-in tariff as it enters its final throes.
Statkraft has been revealed as the major European utility to partner with redT on a fully-financed solar-plus-storage offering for the UK’s thriving C&I market.
Eden Sustainable and AMP Clean Energy have partnered on a new, multi-million-pound post-subsidy solar fund.
UK solar company Viridian Solar is to partner Krannich Solar for the distribution of its Clearline Fusion roof integrated solar PV systems.
Bristol City Council has hit its climate targets two years early, with solar playing a crucial role.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has received mixed feedback from the green economy for his Spring Statement, which included proposals for a new ‘Future Home Standard’.
Aberla Group has lauded a £3 million investment in its energy businesses after it recorded an “exceptionally strong” year, delivering significant growth.
Community Owned Renewable Energy LLP (CORE) has invested £12 million in three UK solar farms.
Energy minister Claire Perry has remained tight-lipped over the future shape of the Smart Export Guarantee (SEG) as her department begins to pour over responses to its consultation on the matter.
Political pressure on the government’s decision to close the feed-in tariff with no replacement scheme in place has ratcheted up ahead of the closure of a consultation on the future of solar policy in the UK.
Certi-fi’s Manufacturer Electrical Energy Storage System (EESS) Scheme has seen a “significant rise” in manufacturers wanting to receive the certification.
Bright Renewables acquires Mongoose Energy asset management arm to launch community-owned equivalent
A new community-owned renewable energy asset manager has been launched to serve communities and commercial clients across the UK, acquiring Mongoose Energy’s asset management business in the process.
A new Committee on Climate Change (CCC) report on the future of home energy efficiency has attracted criticism after it failed to mention solar PV.
The Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is to launch a new certification scheme for battery energy storage systems.
A ban on Solarplicity’s energy supply outfit from taking on new customers will not affect its flagship solar rollout scheme, the company has said.