Tag Archives: SOLAR

BEIS Select Committee wants clarity on policy for small-scale renewables

Rachel Reeves, Chair of the BEIS Select Committee has written to Acting Energy Minister Chris Skidmore seeking desperately needed answers on...

It’s a “new era” for solar says REA after Government proposes new ‘Smart Export Guarantee’ (SEG) to replace the ‘Feed-in Tariff’ scheme

Households and businesses installing new solar panels will be guaranteed payment for power provided back to the grid under government...

Two rogue solar panel company directors handed four-year jail sentences for deceiving customers

Two rogue directors of a Warrington-based solar panel company have been handed four-year jail sentences for fraudulently deceiving customers and...

Urgent Clarity Needed on Feed-in Tariff Scheme Closure – says NAPIT

NAPIT is urging the Government to take action to combat uncertainty surrounding the future of the microgeneration sector, after it...

STA says latest BEIS consultation on Feed-in Tarriff is “another disappointing blow” for the solar industry

The Government published their response to the consultation on the Feed-in Tariff today, which delivers another disappointing blow to the...

Solar industry calls on Government to be #Fair4solar in the Budget 2018

Despite being the public’s most popular form of electricity generation, and the largest clean energy market in the world, several...

40% of UK solar installers are considering leaving the industry entirely – says new research

Over 40% of UK solar installers are considering leaving the industry entirely, while 78% of installers are considering reducing staff...

Government considers the closure of the Feed-In Tarriff

The Government has launched a consultation on the closure of the Feed-In Tariff (FITs). The Feed-In Tariffs (FITs) Scheme is the...

Solar industry celebrating as HMRC announces 5% rate of VAT on battery storage when installing with new PV system

The Solar Trade Association (STA) is celebrating securing a 5% rate of VAT on battery storage for householders installing a...

What do installers need to consider before embarking on a solar panel project?

With statistics showing that solar PV installations have increased significantly in the past twelve months, Mick Robinson – Regional Sales...