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Britain may end solar export tariffs due to tremendous popularity of PV

Britain may end solar export tariffs due to tremendous popularity of PV

As a response to the increasing popularity of PV, the British government has now proposed reducing the subsidies for solar – a suggestion that is heavily criticised by industry experts.

Britain‘s sunny weather provokes historic solar energy generation

Britain‘s sunny weather provokes historic solar energy generation

The past few weeks were warm and sunny in the UK. This provoked the country‘s solar installation‘s to produce an all-time high amount of energy.

Scottish DNO agrees to easier and cheaper grid connection for small installations

Scottish DNO agrees to easier and cheaper grid connection for small installations

STA, the Scottish Solar Trade Association, have proven to the Distribution Network Operator that solar installations under 200 kW have a much smaller impact on the grid than previously assumed. Hence the DNO could be persuaded to simplify the connection procedure for these projects.

British government reaches financial settlement with installers after feed-in tariff court case

British government reaches financial settlement with installers after feed-in tariff court case

After the British government decided to cut back the feed-in tariffs for new solar installations in 2011, five outraged installers took the matter to court, seeking a 140 million GBP compensation. Now the government reached an out of court settlement with them.

How to maximise the efficiency of your rooftop solar panels

How to maximise the efficiency of your rooftop solar panels

Going solar has many advantages. But once you decide to take this big step, how can you be sure you will get the best possible results? We have collected some advice on how to maximise the efficiency of your rooftop solar panels so that you can fully enjoy the benefits.

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