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. […]
New look and location as company expands to meet market demand Solarcentury is on the move from Waterloo to Clerkenwell as the London-based PV company continues to thrive.
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced smaller than expected cuts in its support for solar PV projects larger than 50kWp.
Africa, the Balkans and the Pacific all offer potential new markets for UK’s largest solar firm.
Solarcentury, the UK’s most experienced solar energy company, has appointed Frans van den Heuvel as its new CEO.
Solarcentury’s British designed C21e tile and slate products, provide a chance for more UK homes to go solar in style. The company first launched its Queen’s award winning C21e solar electric roof tile in 2005. It’s C21e slate followed in 2008, with the products now on thousands of homes in the UK with growing demand […]
Solarcentury today announces the retirement of its chief executive, Derry Newman, in April this year. Newman has led the company since 2006, through its second cycle of raising venture capital investment through to profitability. In that period, Solarcentury appeared in the annual Sunday Times Tech Track 100 league table of the fastest growing UK tech companies four times (2006, 2008, 2010, 2011), making it one of the fastest growing British renewable energy companies of any kind. In 2011 it won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation.
Designed by Solarcentury in the UK and launched in March 2011, the C21e slate can be integrated across a wide variety of natural and fibre cement slates, and is gaining popularity with installers looking to widen and differentiate their domestic solar offer. The product, and its counterpart the C21e solar electric roof tile, helped Solarcentury […]
Thursday 10th November 2011: Solarcentury has today confirmed that it is taking legal action as part of a group of solar companies, against the Department of Environment & Climate Change (DECC) because of the damage to business caused by the review of Feed in Tariffs for solar PV announced on 31st October. The group is […]
The Sunday Times Tech Track 100 ranks Britain’s private technology, media and telecoms companies with the fastest-growing sales over the last three years of available accounts. Run by CEO Derry Newman and founded in 1999 by Chairman Jeremy Leggett, Solarcentury grew revenue by an average 37% p.a from 2008 to 2011, rising from £19m in […]