Solar industry applauds rooftop solar rule reform

Solar Energy UK has welcomed the government’s move to broaden permitted development rights for rooftop solar panels

Centrica advances solar partnership

Centrica Business Solutions has initiated the construction of a 2.94MW solar panel array on the roofs of Smart Architectural Aluminium’s UK headquarters

Zero energy bills homes partnership announced

Octopus and Bellway will develop homes which will be equipped with green energy technology, such as air source heat pumps, home batteries and roof-mounted solar panels

Nearly 58% of Britons support fully low carbon grid by 2030

A notable 67% of survey respondents expressed support for the notion that all new homes should be equipped with solar panels

£1.4m green project transforms Gloucestershire police stations

Cotswold Energy Group has replaced fossil fuel boilers with renewable systems and installed a large solar array

Scotland aims for 6GW solar power by 2030

The Scottish Government is aiming to achieve up to 6GW of solar power by 2030, a development that has received a positive reception from the renewable energy industry

Ofgem investigation spurs reforms in community energy schemes

An investigation by Ofgem into Community Energy Scheme UK Ltd and Community Energy Scheme Stoke Ltd has resulted in proposed actions to address concerns about consumer protection compliance

Wales surpasses 100k renewable energy installations

New data shows that more than 100,000 renewable energy installations have been achieved in Wales

Masdar inks mega 1GW green energy deal in Azerbaijan

Masdar has signed agreements for solar and wind energy projects in Azerbaijan, following the inauguration of the region’s largest solar plant

Surrey and Swansea confirm feasibility of solar farms in space

Researchers from the Universities of Surrey and Swansea have demonstrated the viability of low cost, lightweight solar panels for generating energy in space