Solar Energy: Solar and Renewables in the News

 

Solar Industry News

SolarUK Ltd maintains a watch on current news about our industry. We have presented our up to date list of news items below.

SolarUK has expanded our Installation services
SolarUK has expanded the range of services we can supply and install. We have accreditations for Solar Compatible Electric Vehicle charging points, Competent Person Sign off for general electrical and plumbing work building control notification in addition to existing MCS for solar PV and solar Thermal.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 19 January 2018 17:06

Solar pivotal in greenest year yet for UK energy
Last week WWF compiled a list of 13 clean energy records that fell in 2017, chief among those relating to solar being the generation record set on the afternoon of 26 May, when the country’s solar PV capacity provided 8.9GW of power at one moment.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 03 January 2018 16:18

Public still unaware of falling prices for solar
Members of the public continue to downplay the benefits of installing a solar system on their homes due to the perceived costs of doing so, despite the rapid fall in prices experienced in recent years.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 04 December 2017 06:13

Public support for renewables has climbed to yet another new high
Earlier this year public support for renewables set new records. In May 79% of those surveyed within the public attitudes tracker said they generally supported renewables with just 1% strongly opposed.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 03 November 2017 09:42

solar sale tactics in ‘kill switch’ scam
Cambridge Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) has moved to pre-emptively DISPELL claims that it would not respond to solar panel incidents for fear of being electrocuted after a potential scam emerged.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 27 October 2017 06:35

Solar power contributed 17% of total renewable energy generation in Q3
Solar power contributed 17% of total renewable energy generation in Q3 2017 totalling 3.2TWh, according to the latest report from energy monitoring firm EnAppSys.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 11 October 2017 11:21

Solar Shines Brightly in the world energy market
Renewables accounted for two-thirds of new power added to world’s grids last year, says International Energy Agency. The report found that renewables are becoming increasingly comparable to fossil fuels on price, with wind and solar projects setting record low prices in government auctions.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 04 October 2017 10:17

The UK experienced the greenest summer ever according to National Grid
National Grid’s figures cap a landmark year for solar in the UK with generation reaching new heights within the energy system. In May a record-breaking quarter of Great Britain’s energy demand was met by 8.7GW peak of solar power that was supplying electricity to the grid, while just days later renewable power met over 50% of the nation’s electricity supply.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 26 September 2017 12:25

Solar and Storage could save you £600/a
A new study from the University of Swansea reveals the possible returns from solar and storage combinations
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 10 August 2017 13:31

What 4 AGM batteries and some PV can do for you
Find out how a domestic PV and battery system can give you increased energy security and add value to your solar system.
Source: solaruk, Date and Time of entry: 10 August 2017 10:26

 

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