Solar PV forecast as cheapest power generating technology in UK – According to new figures

New Government figures indicate large-scale solar will be lowest cost deploy and maintain over the next two decades. New analysis on electricity generation costs published by the department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy have marked large-scale solar PV as the outright cheapest electricity generating technology available in the coming years. For projects commissioning in […]

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STA celebrates "big win" as Solar Thermal included in Green Homes Grants Scheme measures

Homeowners in England will be entitled to vouchers to install the technology under the Green Homes Grants scheme. The Government has published further details on the £2 billion Green Homes Grant scheme, which is due to go live at the end of September. In a win for the industry, solar thermal will be included in […]

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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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