STA Claim Solar PV Statistics are ‘Meaningless’

Is BEIS data irrelevant now registration with the MCS is not mandatory to claim the FiT? Chris Hewitt, chief executive of the Solar Trade Association (STA), said that he is concerned that ‘BEIS deployment data has become meaningless.’ The STA claim that their members are telling a different story than the government department Solar Photovoltaics Deployment statistics.…

Introducing JinkoSolar’s Latest Module

The Cheetah represents JinkoSolar’s commitment to pushing boundaries in R&D Earlier this month Segen reported that JinkoSolar’s latest module reached a new high-efficiency rating. The Cheetah uses larger wafers than previous modules which allow for a smaller gap between cells and a slightly larger active area, thus increasing the power output. The cell size, 158.75mm – viewed…

World’s First 2-in-1 EV Charger and Solar Inverter

World’s First 2-in-1 EV Charger and Solar Inverter Whether your customer owns an EV now or just wants to be EV-ready, get ready to drive your business into the future. SolarEdge’s EV Charging Single Phase Inverter enables homeowners to charge their electric vehicles directly from the power of the sun, maximizing solar usage and further…

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…

Labour reveals plans to fit solar panels to 1.75m homes

Labour have announced plans to fit solar panels to 1.75m homes lived in by socially housed or low-income households. It is part of its promised “green industrial revolution” to try to combat climate change and boost jobs. The programme is due to be announced by Jeremy Corbyn and the shadow business secretary, Rebecca Long-Bailey, at…