solar trade association

January 15, 2021
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.
January 14, 2021
UK trade body rebrands and changes name as it lobbies for 40GW of solar capacity by 2030.
January 12, 2021
The Solar Trade Associations Jonathan Selwyn takes a look at solar in 2020, the challenges but also the resilience and the optimism going into 2021.
December 14, 2020
Modelling as part of the government’s long-awaited energy white paper shows that between 80-120GW of new solar could be needed by 2050 in higher scenarios.
November 4, 2020
The solar sector has welcomed the including of solar PV with the Green Home Grant’s local authority allocation.
October 30, 2020
A coalition of business associations have come together to demand solar exception from ‘punitive business rates’.
May 26, 2020
Following last week’s Large Scale Digital Summit, organised by Solar Power Portal publisher Solar Media, we re-cap all of the industry leading insight and discussion in our podcast.
March 25, 2020
Installers across the UK are shutting up shop in light of the COVID-19 pandemic (coronavirus) as uncertainty remains over key worker classification.
March 12, 2020
Chris Hewett, chief executive of the Solar Trade Association, spoke to Solar Power Portal about the exclusion of solar in yesterday’s Budget and the promise of a reform to business rates.
February 21, 2020
Regulatory uncertainty has “damaged” subsidy-free solar projects, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has said in response to Ofgem’s Decarbonisation Action Plan.

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