domestic solar News

  • Domestic Solar Lead Generation and Sales roles with Europe’s leading solar company

    Lightsource Renewable Energy is seeking to work with lead generators and sales professionals with existing knowledge of the UK residential solar PV market. We are looking to expand our portfolio of residential assets in the UK and would like to work with established professionals to tap into additional income streams across the industry. This opportunity is equally applicable to those who already ...

  • Domestic Solar Lead Generation and Sales roles with Europe’s leading solar company

    Lightsource Renewable Energy is seeking to work with lead generators and sales professionals with existing knowledge of the UK residential solar PV market. We are looking to expand our portfolio of residential assets in the UK and would like to work with established professionals to tap into additional income streams across the industry. This opportunity is equally applicable to those who already ...

  • Domestic RHI roadshows

    The domestic RHI scheme is for home-owners and private and social landlords who want to install renewable heating systems in their homes in England, Wales and Scotland. It will provide long term financial support for property owners who install renewable heating systems and is due to be launched in the spring. It will mark a milestone in energy efficiency as it will be the first time every ...

  • UK Domestic Solar Achieves Growing Rates of Return Despite Reductions in Subsidy

    Since the introduction of the UK's Feed in Tariff scheme in 2010, the market has seen a series of reductions in tariff rates from 41.3p/kWh to 14.38p/kWh.  Over the same period, the cost of installing solar panels has dropped significantly and electricity prices have risen. The net effect is that the rate of return available from domestic solar panels in the UK is at a near record high and ...


    By Green Business Watch

  • Non-domestic RHI events and roadshows

    The non-domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is for commercial, industrial, public and not for profit sectors as well as multiple homes (including District Heating) who want to install renewable heating systems in their buildings in England, Wales and Scotland. The RHI is the world’s first long term financial support programme for renewable heat. It is designed to bridge the gap ...

  • MyGen U.S.-Made Solar Energy Kits by KYOCERA Offer Expanded Domestically Produced Content

    Kyocera Solar, Inc. today announced that MyGen U.S.-Made Kits — domestically produced, all-inclusive kits for residential and light commercial solar energy installations — are available now. The MyGen solar energy kits are ideal for new entrants into the solar market and professionals in the electrical contractor industry interested in expanding into solar ...


    By Kyocera Solar, Inc.

  • Department of Energy to invest $50 million to advance domestic solar manufacturing market, achieve sunshot goal

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a $50 million investment over two years for the SUNPATH program, aimed to help the nation reclaim its competitive edge in solar manufacturing. SUNPATH, which stands for Scaling Up Nascent PV At Home, represents the second solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing Initiative (PVMI) supporting the Department of Energy's ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Department of Energy to invest $50 million to advance domestic solar manufacturing market, achieve sunshot goal

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced a $50 million investment over two years for the SUNPATH program, aimed to help the nation reclaim its competitive edge in solar manufacturing. SUNPATH, which stands for Scaling Up Nascent PV At Home, represents the second solar Photovoltaic Manufacturing Initiative (PVMI) supporting the Department of Energy's ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • ReneSola revenue and margin falls in Q2 on slow domestic demand

    Few second quarter (Q2) financial results more accurately reflect the changes afoot in the Chinese and – by extension – global solar market than those published this week by ReneSola. The Tier-1 PV firm has recorded relatively solid revenue, income and shipments, but in a wider context the various ups and downs threaded through its financial report starkly reveal where the ...


    By pv magazine

  • DECC hosts first meeting of domestic heating and hot water taskforce

    Energy and Climate Change Minister Lord Hunt of Kings Heath will today chair the first meeting of the Domestic Heating and Hot Water taskforce. 47% of the UK’s carbon emissions come from the way we generate heat so a radical change will be needed to meet the UK’s ambitious carbon reduction targets. The taskforce has been set up to allow Government and industry to work together to find the most ...


  • Is Biomass the Big Winner Under the UK's Domestic RHI Scheme?

    On April 9th 2014, the Domestic Renewable Heat Incentive was finally launched in the UK. The UK's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) is the world’s first long-term financial support programme for renewable heat and the domestic branch of the scheme has been eagerly awaited. Energy website Green Business Watch has recently launched its ...


    By Green Business Watch

  • Solar Britain

    Thank you to PRASEG for organising this excellent event in the House, and I am delighted to be here. The Solar PV Industry has made fantastic progress in recent years. We have seen huge deployment at all levels; Prices have come down massively, and best of all; UK has become a “go to” country for solar investment, placing us firmly in pole position to compete ...

  • Certainty for Solar

    DECC is introducing regulations today to put the Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) scheme on a more predictable, certain and sustainable footing for householders, businesses and the solar industry. Following detailed consultation with industry and consumers, the Government is introducing a range of changes to the FITs scheme with effect from 1 August to provide better value for money and allow businesses ...

  • Solar Tour Showcases Local Solar Projects

    The following release is being issued by the Georgia Solar Energy Association: WHO: The Georgia Solar Energy Association WHAT: Solar installations host open house statewide WHEN: 9 A.M. to 2 P.M. on Saturday, Oct. 1 WHERE; Locations throughout ...

  • American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Grows Renewable Energy Markets and Drives Domestic Energy Independence

    The U.S. is making significant progress toward attaining its goal of doubling renewable generation capacity over the next two years, due in large part to support from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) introduced in 2009. ARRA investments are funding research projects to develop next generation renewable energy technologies, such as solar thin films and new wind turbine designs ...


    By Marketwire

  • A Solar Battery Storage Revolution

    SolaX are pleased to announce the imminent launch of the new X-Hybrid 3-phase solar battery storage inverter, it is the latest incarnation of the market leading range of hybrid inverters, offering a flexible and scalable for both domestic and commercial properties. The three phase series includes inverters ranging in size from 5-10KW, also with the ability to install multiple inverters in ...


    By SolaX Power Europe

  • Dying for solar power

    Researchers at the University of Turku believe that flexible, lightweight and inexpensive dyes could be used to harvest the power of the sun rather than our relying on costly and fragile semiconductor solar panel that use crystalline silicon. Writing in the International Journal of Technology, Policy and Management this month, Jongyun Moon and colleagues Aulis Tuominen and Arho Suominen, explain ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Commercial rooftop solar

      Many thanks for the opportunity to speak at today’s conference. I’d particularly like to thank Reza Shaybani and the BPVA, for having pulled together such an impressive event. I understand some 300 people are here today, representing hundreds of organisations…from solar developers and installers, to property companies, project managers and financiers. ...

  • Solar Energy - China

    Solar Energy - China Solar Energy Market In China  Description The solar energy market in China has been growing steadily and is expected to grow further. ...


  • Doing solar business in the UK

    Speech by Gregory Barker, Minister of State, to the Intersolar Conference. Originally given at Munich, Germany. This is the text of the speech as drafted, which may differ slightly from the delivered version. Introduction Pleasure to be here in Intersolar, one of the biggest solar conferences in the world 1500 exhibitors, 50,000 visitors. Apt also ...

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