VAT Exemption is a ‘Crucial Step’ For The Growth of the Domestic Battery Market

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The recent VAT exemption for domestic battery storage installations is a ‘critical step’ for the industry and is already yielding positive results, according to solutions provider GivEnergy. Effective from 1 February this year, the UK government eliminated VAT charges for domestic battery energy storage systems (BESS). This exemption, outlined in the Value Added Tax (Installation […]

Exagen 20MW Energy Storage Facility Gets Green Light


The site plan CGI depicts the layout. Covering 5.7 acres, the site is effectively shielded by mature trees and hedgerows. The battery storage facility will be accommodated in green-painted modular units, designed to blend seamlessly and reduce visual disruption. Image: Exagen. Tewkesbury Borough Council has approved Exagen’s plans to construct a 20MW/40MWh battery storage facility […]

The UK Solar Sector Reaffirms Its Dedication To Fostering A Sustainable Supply Chain.

Supply Chain

Members of the UK solar industry are dedicated to advancing an ethos of transparency, social responsibility, and effective governance within global solar supply chains, striving for the highest standards possible. This commitment includes efforts to mitigate the impact of raw material extraction, conserve water, reduce carbon emissions throughout the value chain, and ensure the eradication […]

King Charles Proposes a Solar Farm at Sandringham

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Sandringham House, under King Charles’s ownership, has proposed the development of a solar and battery storage facility on the Estate. The application, submitted to the Borough Council of King’s Lynn & West Norfolk, outlines plans for approximately 2,000 solar panels to be installed on land currently designated as horse grazing paddocks, with a total generation […]

Report: UK Solar Hotspots Revealed

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Fresh research from Independent Advisor reveals a remarkable surge of over 37% in solar installations across the UK in the past year alone. With over 1.7 million households embracing this technology, the total number of solar panels nationwide has spiked by a third from 2022 to 2023. Katharine Allison, an energy-saving specialist at Independent Advisor […]

Wildlife Found Thriving on Solar Farms

Solar Farms

Hares and skylarks emerge as the prominent wildlife inhabitants of UK solar farms, as revealed by the largest survey conducted in the sector to date. Both species are deemed vulnerable, with skylarks, renowned for their melodic springtime songs, now red-listed due to significant population declines in recent years. The survey, encompassing 87 sites, documented a […]

Lighting up Your Life: The Ultimate Guide to Home Solar Panels

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Introduction In an era where sustainability is increasingly prioritised, home solar panels have emerged as a promising solution for homeowners looking to reduce their carbon footprint and energy bills simultaneously. Harnessing the power of the sun, solar panels offer a renewable and eco-friendly alternative to traditional energy sources. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into […]

Registrations of Battery Electric Vehicles Reach an All-time High

battery electric vehicles

The industry has emphasized the necessity of electric vehicle incentives as the market share of battery electric vehicles decreases despite reaching record-high registration levels. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has announced a 10.4% surge in new car registrations for March, marking the strongest performance since 2019 and extending the growth streak to […]

The leading Solar Hotspots in England Are Revealed

Solar Hotspots

New data unveils the top regions in England for solar panel installations since the start of 2023, surpassing the national average growth rate. Recent data analyzing the installation of solar panels on residential properties since the beginning of 2023 has revealed the top five most solar-conscious regions in England. Also Read: UK Startup Unveils Ambitious […]

Securing Your Space: Navigating 2024’s Government Grants for Windows and Doors in the UK

Windows and Doors in the UK

Windows and doors are not just functional elements of our homes—they are crucial for security, energy efficiency, and overall comfort. As we navigate through 2024, homeowners in the UK are presented with a unique opportunity to enhance their living spaces through government grants aimed at promoting the installation of high-quality windows and doors. In this […]