Leading organisations predict continued growth for renewables sector

By all accounts 2014 was a good year for the renewables sector (and CCS managed record approvals last year).  Reports by leading organisations indicate that the positive trend is likely to continue for a number of years to come: GlobalData have issued a report stating that worldwide solar PV capacity could treble by 2020 – formerly […]

Have you got your tickets for EcoBuild…?

EcoBuild 3-5 March at Excel, London Last year 89% of visitors claimed Ecobuild was a great show and shouldn’t be missed. It combines the opportunity to meet suppliers, offering thousands of new and innovative products and services, with a diverse programme of conferences and seminars to get you up to speed with the latest thinking […]

Over 125,000 UK homes put solar PV on the roof in 2014

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published its latest statistics on small-scale solar PV installations. The report shows that over 125,000 homes put solar on their roof last year. The numbers also show that a total of 700MW of solar, the equivalent of powering 212,000 homes was installed on buildings and in ground-mounted […]

Consumer finance on the agenda at Solar Energy UK Show

  Last week’s Solar Energy UK, held at the NEC from 14-16 October, was the most successful to date. The show has established itself as the number one UK event for solar industry professionals, and it attracted 200 exhibitors and over 4000 visitors from more than 50 countries. It was the first time Consumer Credit Solutions […]

CCS to promote Finance for Solar PV at the Solar Energy UK Show

CCS to promote finance for solar PV at the Solar Energy UK Show (14-16 October @ NEC, Birmingham) Solar Energy UK is the UK’s number one exhibition for all solar industry professionals. This year promises to be bigger and better than ever, so we’re really pleased to one of over 200 exhibitors who will be […]

Applications to the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund close

Due to overwhelming popular demand, the Green Deal Home Improvement Fund is closed for applications with immediate effect. A surge in applications over the last two days means the allocated budget has now been reached. All applications received prior to the fund closing that satisfy the terms and conditions and meet the eligibility criteria will […]

Green Deal Home Improvement Fund Latest Update

Last month the Government announced that people in England and Wales would be able to get up to £7600 back through a new Green Deal Home Improvement Fund. It appears the launch of the scheme has got off to a flying start  and has instantly boosted uptake of the Green Deal.  The Department of Energy and Climate Change have […]

Domestic RHI scheme likely to increase interest in renewable energy technologies

The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme is designed to encourage the adoption of renewable energy technology across the UK. It’s intended to help the Government meet its 2020 target of 12 per cent of heating coming from renewable sources. The first phase, launched in November 2011, was aimed at ‘non-domestic’ installations across both the private […]