Tag: solar PV

New onsite solar PV funding model

An alternative to traditional solar funding has been launched this week aimed at industrial businesses.

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Can the Conservative party be trusted with solar farm policy?

In the latest of his solar series for elemental, Dr Seb Berry discusses Conservative opinions and policies on solar energy.

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GTEC and SolarEdge to offer joint training

GTEC has partnered with SolarEdge to launch a joint course aimed at advancing expertise in solar energy.

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E.ON Next introduces new solar export tariff rates

E.ON Next has launched two new solar export tariff rates on 12-month fixed term contracts.

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Octopus launches heat pump and solar referral scheme

Octopus Energy has unveiled the UK’s first heat pump and solar referral scheme.

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Renewables toolkit launched for local projects

Economists and environmental scientists from Northumbria University have created a renewable energy toolkit, for those interested in developing local scale renewable energy projects in North East England.

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Wickes acquires solar installer

Wickes Group has acquired a majority stake in solar installations company Solar Fast. The acquisition will enable Wickes to expand its offering into home energy solutions, initially with solar and gas boilers and, in time, air source heat pumps and other services. David Wood, Chief Executive of Wickes, said: I am delighted to announce our […]

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Solar PV installed on King’s College Chapel

A total of 438 new photovoltaic panels on the roof of the King’s College Chapel, University of Cambridge, are up and running. Max Fordham worked with the college to develop a strategy to decarbonise its operations by 2038, reducing its carbon emissions by more than 23 tonnes each year. The new panels, combined with existing […]

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Energy storage trial from EDF and Brighton & Hove City council

EDF is working on five new trials exploring how solar solutions for social housing, incentivised demand flexibility as well as using electric vehicles and heat pumps for electric storage, can help a wide range of customers across the country save cash and carbon. Over 2,000 customers will be invited to take part in the trials, […]

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Solar power for Wolverhampton’s New Cross Hospital

A solar farm which will power Wolverhampton’s New Cross Hospital for three quarters of the year is set to be up and running this spring.

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Majority of MPs back mandatory solar for newbuild

Eight in ten MPs (79%) support making solar panels mandatory for all new-build homes, according to a new YouGov poll.

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Haven investing in renewables for holiday parks

Haven has announced a commitment to invest £18 million in energy-saving measures this year across 39 of its 41 parks.

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