The Solar Digest for Solar Power, Solar Energy and Photovoltaic PV News - Associations

Solar Trade Association Sets Out Industry Storage Priorities

Following a year of analysis and detailed discussions with members, the Solar Trade Association (STA) has published its position paper on the interaction between solar and energy storage, entitled “Solar + Storage Opportunities” [1].

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Solar Survey Respondents Reveal Third of UK Solar Jobs Lost

Comprehensive PWC and Solar Trade Association survey shows support for tax breaks to re-boot struggling UK solar sector as global market accelerates.

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Solar Industry Launches ‘Stunning Solar’ Campaign

The Solar Trade Association has officially launched a new push to raise awareness of how the latest in rooftop solar technology can produce beautiful and aesthetically pleasing installations.

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Moves To Keep Low VAT On Solar “very encouraging”

The Solar Trade Association has greeted reports of a change of direction on VAT on solar as “very encouraging”.

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STA Template Agreement Aims To Boost Confidence in Solar ‘maintenance and repair’ Market

What do you do if your solar PV or solar thermal system stops working? As with all electrical and heating systems, things can occasionally go wrong and components wear out.

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REA Support for World-Leading £1m Solar and Energy Storage Project

- International companies announce £1m investment in solar and energy storage project

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Better Regulation Could See House Building And CO2 Reductions Go Hand In Hand

The scrapping of the Zero Carbon Homes policy in July 2015 [1] has left a policy vacuum that urgently needs filling, says the Solar Trade Association.

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Solar industry puts forward emergency £1 solar rescue plan

The solar industry is putting forward an emergency rescue plan for British solar which will cost just £1 on bills in 2019 as an alternative to the Government’s proposed cuts to the Feed-in Tariff for the technology. [1]

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Solar Industry Welcomes Growing Call For Government To Reconsider ‘extreme’ Feed-In Tariff Proposals

The STA has joined a number of powerful organisations calling on the Government to reconsider their FIT proposals after consultation with the industry and stakeholders [1].

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Big Commercial Solar Roofs and Farms Face Major Cut in Support

Investor confidence to take blow with proposal to end guaranteed level of support through lifetime of large-scale projects

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