More than 17,500 people sign petition to stop solar and storage VAT hike

Under the new law proposed by HM Revenue and Customs, the VAT for new solar and energy storage products will increase from 5% to 20% from October

Ireland grants €25m for energy efficiency projects

Energy upgrades will be delivered to nearly 700 homes and 570 community and commercial buildings in every county in Ireland

Lightweight and flexible solar panels power up Australian Maritime Museum

The Wharf 7 Maritime Heritage Centre building in Darling Harbour could not use conventional solar panels due to its weight constraints and heritage status

Tesla and Walmart address ‘solar panel fire’ issues

Walmart previously launched a lawsuit, accusing Tesla of ‘gross negligence and failure’ to live up to industry standards

Walmart sues Tesla over alleged solar panels that caused fires

The lawsuit alleges Tesla did not ground its systems properly and the solar panels installed at Walmart sites were defective

Solar panels stolen by thieves from two farms in Wales

They were taken from sites near St George, Abergele and Llanelian, Colwyn Bay earlier this month

Solar panels for rent: Tesla launches new offer

CEO Elon Musk says while it is still better to buy solar panels, the rental option ‘makes the economics obvious’

Solar panel firm fined £40k after worker falls through skylight

An employee of SolarUK was carrying out installation work on the roof of a farm workshop in East Sussex

Wind, solar and storage combined in new €35m hybrid energy park

The project in the Netherlands will have a total capacity of 60MW, enough to deliver renewable energy to around 40,000 households

Hyundai unveils hybrid car with solar panel roof

With six hours of daily charging, it is expected to increase the travel distance by an extra 1,300km annually