Two years into the Solar Export Guarantee and amid the record high power prices, Solar Power Portal talked to Gridcog to find out what sort of savings households could see from a rooftop solar installation.
The government’s revenue cap sends a poor signal to investors in renewable energy, Solar Energy UK has said.
Octopus Energy has doubled its ‘Fixed Outgoing’ tariff to help lower customers' bills as they head into winter.
“It is going to become socially unacceptable for businesses to not to have solar on their roofs in the short to medium-term,” said Shaun Beattie, sales director of BeBa Energy, at the UK Solar Summit.
“There are grounds for hope” within the introduction of a Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme for existing renewables, according to Solar Energy UK’s CEO Chris Hewett.
With temperatures across the UK soaring to over 30°C amid last week’s heatwave, The Eco Experts has disclosed that a record amount for searches for “solar panels" had been reached.
In the most recent leadership hustings, held in Darlington, Conservative leadership candidate and MP for South West Norfolk Liz Truss again suggested solar farms negatively impacted food security.
A survey of over 300 business owners and senior executives has found that more than half have considered installing solar PV to avert the energy crisis.
The average number of downtime days has nearly doubled in the solar sector globally, surging beyond the renewable sector-wide average rises of 38% on 2016 levels.
Energy supplier Rebel Energy and renewable technology company AceOn have teamed up to install solar and battery storage systems in social and affordable homes.
Octopus Energy has increased its export tariffs by 36%, as energy prices in the UK remain at record highs.
Solar solutions company Enzen's head of UK and Europe Sanjay Neogi takes a look at how solar can be used to democratise the energy sector, protecting consumers from power price increases.