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Solar Energy UK demands urgent fix to Green Homes Grants scheme

Solar Energy UK has called on the government to urgently address failings in the Green Homes Grants scheme which have left some association members thousands of pounds out of pocket. Solar Energy UK member Giles Hanford, of the Small Solar Company, told The Guardian that he is owed £20,000 for four completed jobs, and that […]

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Trina Solar unveils TrinaPro Mega – an ultra-high-power smart PV solution

Trina Solar Co., Ltd has announced the global launch of TrinaPro Mega, an ultra-high power smart PV solution featuring modules with power output exceeding 500W. With further improvements in product selection and integrated design, the solution enhances the overall system performance and reduces the levelized cost of energy (LCOE). Following the debut of the Vertex […]

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STA urges Government to commit to 2030 solar target to drive green recovery

The STA is calling for the Government to commit to a target of 40GW of solar capacity by 2030, in a letter to Alok Sharma, Secretary of State of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, [1] and has published a new policy paper which outlines how this can be achieved, and contribute to the green recovery. […]

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The STA praises Labour Party’s decarbonised energy ambitions

The Labour Party has published an expert briefing outlining its ambitions for the decarbonisation of heat and power by 2030. Labour tasked a group of independent energy industry experts with identifying the most radical feasible pathway to decarbonise the energy system by 2030. Electricity and heating across the UK makes up 56% of the UK’s […]

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STA calls on Government to stop publishing "inaccurate" solar deployment figures

The Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published its latest figures on solar PV deployment in the UK, however, the Solar Trade Association (STA) doesn’t believe those figure are correct. The figures have been deemed inaccurate by the STA as the methodology for data collection relies on subsidy schemes that are no […]

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