The UK solar industry will see a familiar face leading on UK energy policy after ex-energy minister Andrea Leadsom returned to to the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to succeed Greg Clark as energy secretary.
The UK will need 20 million ‘mini power stations’ to reach its net zero energy goals, with the need to create a policy framework for technologies like solar PV and energy storage an immediate priority, a group convened in Britain’s parliament this week heard.
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has issued an open letter to suppliers calling for export tariffs before the 1 January 2020 deadline.
Solar panels are being installed at Aldershot Station as part of a project exploring solar-powered railways.
Emma Bridge, chief executive of Community Energy England, looks at some of the successes and challenges community energy is currently facing in light of the closure to the feed-in tariff and announcement of the Smart Export Guarantee.
The government should provide sustained funding into solar innovation and set a clear vision for the role of flexibility in the energy system, according to a new report.
Viridian Solar has penned a new supply agreement for its roof-integrated solar solution, adding another string to its new-build housing market bow.
Reductions in costs of solar technology, as well as co-location with increasingly cheaper storage, is set to boost solar growth in the later part of the next decade, said National Grid ESO.
A wrap-up of recent solar project news including a charity in West Sussex that will save thousands on its energy bills, Lidl's Irish solar expansion and why First Solar panels installed in Lancashire are 'coming home'.
Birds can build nests under rooftop PV panels, which can result in sound pollution or damage to the panels and PV system.
Oxford PV has secured £34 million in new funding, partly from Meyer Burger, for a 200MW heterojunction (HJT) solar cell line.
E.On has unveiled a range of interest-free financing options for domestic solar and storage in the UK, helping consumers spread installation costs.
The Conservative Environmental Network (CEN) has released its manifesto, outlining ideas for how the Conservative Party could tackle the climate emergency, including the removal of barriers to solar and storage.
The solar industry has hit back at official government deployment statistics, arguing that without an improved collation system they have become “meaningless”.
Shell-owned energy storage firm sonnen has appointed Gavin Stokes as its new UK & Ireland country director, tasking him with growing the firm’s residential storage footprint.
A 1.7MWp solar farm is to be built at Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA), financed by the airport's investors the Peel Group.