Ofgem warns Solarplicity over late Feed-in Tariff payments

The energy supplier failed to make some of the FiT payments that were due as part of the payment plans previously set out with the regulator

Vietnam to install 1GW of wind energy by 2021

Around 327MW of onshore and offshore wind capacity has been installed so far

Homes and businesses to be paid for exporting excess renewable energy to the grid

The Smart Export Guarantee places a legal obligation on energy suppliers with more than 150,000 customers to introduce export tariffs by 1st January 2020

Solarplicity ordered to pay Feed-in Tariff generators

The supplier was previously banned from taking on new customers due to its poor switching process and customer service

Brighton Energy Coop secures 2.5MW of FiT exemptions

It consists of 30 rooftop installations at schools, leisure centres, colleges, swimming pools and local businesses

Octopus Energy’s new tariff offers cash for solar power export

It comes as the government’s Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme closes today

SSE pays out £705k after overstating Feed-in Tariff costs

The Big Six supplier received £4.07m more in payments from the annual levelisation fund than what it was entitled to

EU approves €600m French public funding for solar energy

The initiative will support the deployment of 350MW of capacity

Picture of Energy and Clean Growth Minister Claire Perry on stage.
Claire Perry: Solar power shouldn’t be provided to the grid for free

She said BEIS is considering a new scheme as costs have fallen and the next steps for small-scale renewables will be announced shortly

Solar ‘makes up 99% of Feed-in Tariff installations in last year’

Despite this, photovoltaic projects made up only 80% of capacity growth