If ever there was a time to invest in solar panels, it’s now. With energy bills continuing to rise, home and business owners across the North-east are increasingly recognising the value of installing solar panels onto their homes and properties.
Record electricity prices are damaging Europe’s attempts to build its solar and battery sectors, as manufacturers face mounting costs, warns Rystad Energy.
It is feared the ballooning cost of raw materials will “definitely be a stumbling block” to the deployment of green energy projects.
Researchers have found an alternative way to extract high-purity silver from used solar panels.
The number of electric vehicles on Aberdeen roads could surge 350-fold by 2050, according to a new report.
Add Canadian Solar Inc. to the growing list of panel manufacturers looking to ditch public markets and go private.
A new inforgraphic released by RS Components reveals that some of the major cities in the world would need to give up a lot of space to power entirely through solar energy.
Around 800,000 households will be fitted with a panel over the next five years, with over 40 local authorities and other landlords already signed up to the programme.
A new technology involving polystyrene is being touted as the potential future design and key ingredient of solar panels.
Turning homes into solar power generators could save up to £600 a year on household bills, a new report has claimed.
The cause of many solar panel fires in the UK is down to installer error claims a joint Building Research Establishment (BRE) and government report published today.
A London council is unveiling a vast installation of 6,000 solar panels on a wholesale market rooftop, which it says is the largest such array put up by a local authority.
Solar panels that will help with the power needs of Walt Disney World are shaped like the famous ears of the mouse that started the Disney enterprise.
Eurosceptic Conservative MPs are backing Labour moves to block an increase to taxes on solar panels and other energy saving measures.
The Government has been accused of “huge, misguided cuts” to clean energy after it announced reductions of almost two-thirds to subsidies for solar panels on homes. The move, which ministers say is necessary to curb rising costs of green energy on consumer bills, comes just days after the UK backed the world’s first universal agreement to avoid dangerous climate change by bringing down greenhouse gas emissions. Reductions in payments under the “feed-in tariff” scheme for energy generated by new small-scale renewables are not as severe as originally proposed in the summer, when ministers floated an 87% cut for domestic solar electricity compared with current levels.
Subsidies for small scale solar panels on homes are to be cut by 64%, the Government has announced. Reductions in payments under the “feed in tariff” scheme for energy generated by new small scale renewables are not as severe as originally proposed in the summer, when ministers floated an 87% cut for domestic solar electricity.
UK Minister of State for International Development, Grant Shapps, has told Ghanaians it is time to kick-start a solar power revolution in the African country.
The world's largest producer of solar panels Suntech, has renewed its partnership with UK provider Alternergy, to deliver new generation solar panels to the UK market, despite Government cuts to subsidies.
The planning rules on the installation of some renewable technology should be changed to make it easier for households and businesses to reduce their carbon emissions, environmental groups have said.
A decision by the European Commission could see import duties of around 47% placed on solar panels from China in a move to guard against the dumping of cheap goods in Europe.
t is now more than eight years since Iain Todd was asked to help Aberdeen become the UK's green-energy capital.
Aberdeenshire Council is seeking a contractor to fit solar panels at its headquarters - to generate and potentially sell electricity.
Inverness firm Cairngorm Windows said yesterday it had sold £5million-worth of its solar panels in just over a year.
Despite the UK Government's decision to cut the Feed-in Tariff (FiT) for solar panels earlier this year, businesses and households are increasingly turning to the renewable technology to cut their bills.
Chicken farmer Willie Lean said installing solar panels was "a no-brainer" after he saved £800 on his first monthly electricity bill after fitting them.