Tag Archives: SOLAR

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...

Chancellor urged to “stop the solar tax hike”

Over 160 NGOs, schools, academics, energy providers and public institutions ask the Chancellor to stop the proposed rise in business...

Solar thermal in limbo as Government continues to delay decision

Six months since the Renewable Heat Incentive consultation, the industry needs certainty to invest. 21 organisations have backed a letter...

Solar Trade Association encouraging manufacturers and installers to label heaters

The Solar Trade Association is the UK’s representative for the LabelPack A+ project, funded by the EU-Commission. The EU-wide project,...

Solar “can be the lowest cost form of energy generation in the 2020s”

A new report for the Solar Trade Association, for the first time, quantifies the cost of integrating solar into the...

A third of solar jobs have been lost in the past year – says new research

A third of solar jobs have been lost in the past year and a further 30% of solar businesses expect...

Sir Ed Davey opens Bristol’s second community-owned Solar Park

Former Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change, Sir Ed Davey opened Bristol’s second community-owned Solar Park at Ham...

What are your energy storage options?

With cuts to the Feed-in Tariff, energy storage has become a hot topic for the industry. Having the ability to...