Petition to Stop 20% VAT Increase on Renewable Energy

Petition to Stop 20% VAT Increase on Renewable & Sustainable Energy

At the time of going to press the petition has 10’500 signatures – but needs 100’000 to be considered for debate in Parliament.   Despite the UK Governments commitment to be net-zero by 2050, HMRC intends to comply with EU law and remove the reduced rate of 5% VAT on solar installation costs from October…

New Research into Bifacial Analysis

“Bifacial modules will make up 10% of the world market share of PV modules by 2020, and over 30% by 2028″ www.pv-magazine.com As the bifacial revolution continues, there’s an increasing appetite for more reliable analysis software from developers, stakeholders, and financiers. This has led to a recent gathering of experts. In bifacial solar research who…

PRESS RELEASE: Smart Export Guarantee Begins Jan 2020

Homes and businesses to be paid for exporting excess renewable energy to the grid.   BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) published a press release on Sunday 9th June about the Smart Export Guarantee – the new law to guarantee payment for solar homes providing excess electricity. Due to begin on Jan 1st,…

Cost vs. Value – High efficiency solar panels

High efficiency solar panels thrive in residential systems where space is often limited. The majority of residential solar panels have around 15-18% efficiency. But high-efficiency modules offer a greater, more reliable power yield and speed up ROI in the long run. At Segen there’s a great selection of high efficiency modules that are ideal for…

PV Leads The Way As Renewables Threatens Coal-fired Power

In most parts of the world today, renewables are the lowest-cost source of power generation. The latest study by IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency) shows that it’s the end for coal-fired power. This points to how cheap renewables can power the electrification needed to reduce carbon emissions from transport. Continuing falling solar module prices and…