The cost of energy produced by large-scale solar plants in the UK is set to fall to £40 per megawatt-hour by 2030, according to the latest findings by… Continue reading
The US has approved controversial tariffs on imported solar panels
The move is in line with President Donald Trump’s “America First” trade policy, which aims to protect local manufacturers from foreign competition.
A spokesman said the administration would “always defend… Continue reading
The Annual General Meeting of our Community Benefit Society, Harborough Solar One was held on 22nd November at the Angel Hotel. The minutes of that meeting may be found on this website in the Governance pages.
It was… Continue reading
The Solar Trade Association (STA) is celebrating securing a 5% rate of VAT on battery storage for householders installing a storage system alongside a new solar PV system. The win significantly improves… Continue reading
Well what could possibly go wrong. I was a seasoned energy efficiency and renewables professional. I understood my market, I had weathered the storms of energy policy volatility, the group I had been brought in to support were… Continue reading
British scientists exploring an underwater mountain in the Atlantic Ocean have discovered a treasure trove of rare minerals.
Their investigation of a seamount more than 500km (300 miles) from the Canary Islands has revealed a crust of “astonishingly rich” rock.… Continue reading
The new hike in business rates on buildings with solar panel installations (#solartaxhike) is not a new concept and indeed the Solar Trade Association (STA) has been campaigning against this increase since the summer of 2016. In December 2016… Continue reading
More than one in 10 small businesses now generates electricity on site, according to new figures that underscore the increasing shift towards localised power production in the UK.
The Federation of Small Businesses said that 12pc of its members… Continue reading
Annual General Meeting of the society
Thursday 24th November 2016
Angel Hotel, High Street, Market Harborough, LE16 7AF
As well as the usual AGM… Continue reading