Seb Berry, Solarcentury’s Director of Corporate Communications and Vice-Chair of the Solar Trade Association, reflects on a decade of highs and lows in Conservative solar policy. Despite the negative policy changes implemented since 2015, he urges the government to think again about excluding cheap and popular solar from the CfD auction process. Seb also highlights […]
In the third of our “Nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Ajantha Malwatta discusses working as the Residential Lead Developer at Solarcentury. Q: What does the software development team do? Shopping online is now commonplace; holidays, groceries, cars, phones, clothes can all be purchased by a mouse click. Provided the back-end technology is […]
How the UK Government’s recent announcement confirms a tipping point in the viability of energy storage. Contributed by Dr. Andrew Crossland This July, headlines across the UK heralded the Government’s plans to “revolutionise the electricity system” with a new focus on batteries in homes and businesses. Ministers have promised to: Allow more time of use […]
In the second of our “Nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Hannah Eastwell, Product Development Engineer at Solarcentury discusses working as a woman in engineering. Q: Describe a typical day as a Product Development Engineer at Solarcentury. I spend most of my time at the moment looking into how we can make Sunstation […]
In the fourth of our “Nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Enrique de Ramon reflects on his first month as Managing Director of Solarcentury in Latin America. Q: How long have you worked in the solar sector and what attracted you to the industry in the first place? I’ve worked in solar for ten […]
In the first in our new “Nice to meet you” series featuring Solarcentury people, Peter Italiano, Head of Product Development at Solarcentury, talks about when he met the Queen, and how he helped bring Solarcentury’s latest module Sunstation to life. Peter: I work in the Innovation team at SC and we are responsible for developing […]
Watt’s in store… A Hampshire home is leading the way in using solar power with a revolutionary battery storage
By combining a battery with their existing solar panels, a Hampshire family is making a massive saving on their energy bills.
Solarcentury explains the need for backup power in the UK.
Guest insight: Nicky Wightman of Savills shares the questions she sees commercial real estate clients consider when evaluating solar PV. A solar PV system is a well-established method of reaping benefit from your businesses’ least used asset; the roof. Solar is now a mainstream and reliable technology – which should be easy to buy and […]
With the expansion of Heathrow back in the press the old issue of glint and glare from solar PV systems will undoubtedly re-emerge. And whether you are installing multi-megawatts next to an airport or 50kWp next to an airfield, you’ve no doubt been asked about glare from modules at some stage in your solar life. […]